Diets that harm your Blood Circulation

Your blood circulation can get bogged down if you are overweight and have low blood count, high blood pressure and narrowed arteries, among other risk factors. All of these health problems can stem from dietary causes, many of which are common faults in the average western diet. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that most…

What causes poor blood circulation?

Restricted flow of blood in the body is called poor circulation. The symptoms for this is numbness or cramps in hands and legs. Over time, however, symptoms also present as coldness in the limbs, extreme tiredness in the legs or even all over, pain in the limbs, redness and swelling, water retention, headache, sleep interruption,…

10 Causes of Poor Blood Circulation

Inactivity and Sedentary lifestyle Inactivity and sedentary lifestyle are perhaps the most important causes of poor circulation. Exercise, activity, and movement are the most potent ways to not only increase blood flow but also improve venous and lymphatic circulation. The venous and lymphatic systems do not have a pump (heart) to drive circulation. They require…

6 Steps to Improve Blood Circulation

How to stop poor circulation ruining your life “I’ve been told I’ve got poor blood circulation and if I don’t do something about it, I could be dead before I’m fifty!” – Does this sound familiar? morbidly overweight smoking a “terrible temper” –      all these things individually can contribute to high blood pressure. If you…

Signs of Poor Blood Circulation

Low blood circulation can occur due to several different underlying conditions, the most common of which are atherosclerosis, or “hardening of the arteries”; and peripheral artery disease, or PAD. You’ll likely experience certain typical signs and symptoms associated with poor blood circulation, which usually occur in your arms, legs, hands and feet. If you experience…

The Health Benefits of Increased Blood Flow

Good blood circulation through the body is vital to your health and overall body function. The heart is responsible for pumping blood through vessels in the circulatory system. Oxygen provides energy and vitality to the tissues by red blood cells. For adequate blood flow, all your vital organs must work in unison with the circulatory…

Importance of good blood circulation

Circulation in the legs – an uphill task Returning blood to the heart from lower parts of the body, such as the feet and legs, is hard work for the circulation. That’s because the blood has to be pushed ‘uphill’. To do this, the circulation needs help from muscles that surround the veins. When we…