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4 Ways You Can Treat Poor Blood Circulation In The Legs And Feet

When your circulation is poor, it slows or disrupts the flow of blood. That means the cells in your body can’t receive all the oxygen and nutrients they require.

When your limbs can’t get sufficient blood, your hands or feet may feel cold or numb. If you’re light-skinned, your legs might get a blue tinge. Poor circulation also can dry your skin, turn your nails brittle, and make your hair fall out, particularly on your feet and legs. Some men may have difficulty getting or keeping an erection. And if you have high blood sugar, your scrapes, sores, or wounds tend to heal slowly.

Some of the treatment options for poor blood circulation in the legs and feet included.

1. Maintain a healthy weight

Heavyweight puts additional strain on your heart, joints, and vascular system. Maintaining a healthy weight help lessen your risk of diabetes, heart disease, poor blood flow, and arthritis.

2. Put your feet up

Elevation assists with edema, swelling that result from the accumulation of excess fluid, which normally occurs in the feet, ankles, and legs. While not everyone with poor flow of blood experiences edema, elevating your legs if you're going to be sitting for a long period is still good for you.

3. Get regular exercise

Exercise is vital for heart and circulatory health. Low-impact exercise like walking, stationary bicycling, yoga, and swimming can lessen the discomfort that results from poor blood circulation and other illnesses.

4. Stop smoking

Smoking is one of the unhealthy lifestyles you need to desist from. Talk to your doctor about a plan to assist you to kick the habit for good. Avoiding smoke intake decreases your cancer risk, enhances your blood flow, and lessens your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

Source: https://www.cvmus.com/vascular-treatment/poor-circulation-treatment-and-causes

Ensure you follow these health tips.

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