The blood supplies our brain and organs with oxygen and nutrients so problems with the circulation may affect the functioning of the body systems. If they aren’t treated on time, they can harm the brain, heart, kidneys and other organs. Bad blood circulation can be caused by many reasons, but the most common are peripheral artery disease and atherosclerosis.
Some health problems like heart disease, diabetes, blood clots, obesity, pregnancy, smoking, eating disorders and drinking can cause poor blood circulation.Consult a doctor if you notice any of it before it can cause heart attack, stroke or death.
These are the ten warning signs of poor blood circulation:
*Numb feet and hands*
The numbness in some body points can be an indication of circulation problems.
*Swelling of the lower extremities*
The swelling in the feet can be caused by premenstrual syndrome, pregnancy, aging, malnutrition, obesity,high intake of salt and if it lasts for longer period of time its a symptom of poor circulation.
*Persistent tiredness and fatigue*
Reason:physical exertion , different medication, and if persistent – poor blood circulation. P
*Cook feet and hands*
A problem with the blood circulation,leads to cold feet and hands because the blood cannot reach the further body points like toes and fingers.
Cause by poor blood circulation because of the non-proper flow a blood applies pressure and the veins become visible, swollen and twisted.
*Slow healing and weak immune system*
When it isn’t distributed on time, the minerals and vitamins that our body needs have to battle infections and the body becomes more susceptible to grazes, cuts and wounds that are hard to heal, if you have weak immune system. Exercise to improve the blood circulation.
If you have poor blood flow in the reproductive organs, it may lead to erectile dysfunction. It can cause problems to sustain or achieve erection. This condition is connected to atherosclerosis. Men who suffer need to consult a doctor to evaluate the cardiovascular disease risk.
*Sudden hair loss*
The hair loss can indicate improper blood flow in the body and when our scalp doesn’t get the needed nutrients it becomes thin, dry and the hair begins falling down.
Massage your scalp with hair oil .
Note:Loss of hair can be cause by iron deficiency, chronic illness, infections of the scalp, thyroid disorder, smoking, hormonal imbalance, genetic factors, aging and stress.
*Heaviness or tightness in the chest*
Poor blood flow in the heart can lead to heaviness and tightness in the chest (angina) and can indicate atherosclerosis in the heart arteries.
*Cyanosis or skin discoloring*
Lips and gums may become blue and the skin can change from bright red to dark as a sign of congenital disease. Look for immediate medical advice!
This is how you can improve the blood circulation:
-Control the stress
-Add few drops of rosemary oil in half cup of olive oil and massage the body
-Do a treatment with hot and cold water to improve the circulation
-Sit straight or walk in straight position
-Drink cup of green tea
-Avoid alcohol consumption
-Buy good pair of shoes for good blood flow in the legs