What is Poor Circulation?
What are the Symptoms of Poor Circulation?
- The typical symptoms of poor circulation can be numbness, swelling, and tingling in the hands and feet. You may also experience cold hands and feet.
- In some extreme cases, an individual can also experience loss of memory and may have trouble focusing.
- Some physical issues might also occur, such as digestive problems, muscle spasms, varicose veins, fatigue, and joint pains.
What are the Causes of Poor Circulation?
When to see a Doctor?
Lifestyle Prevention of Poor Circulation
- Some great preventive measures can be followed to avoid poor circulation.
- The most important thing is to have mobility. Poor circulation can be prevented by working out regularly. That is important. Exercise will help your blood flow and will prevent you from having this condition.
- Quitting smoking is another way to avoid poor blood circulation. Smoking hurts the walls of your arteries and produces plaques that may lead to poor circulation.
- A healthy diet is very important to treat any condition. So, there is no exception in this case as well. Eating clean is very important. Eating food that is rich in iron is a great choice.
- In case you are seated for a longer period, keeping your legs in an elevated position can help you circulate the blood properly and you can avoid numbness in your legs due to poor circulation
Common Ayurvedic Remedies for Poor Circulation
- Herbs like Ginger, Turmeric, Cayenne Pepper, Guggulu, Manjishtha, Black Pepper, in your diet will help you deal with this condition.
- Herbal Mixture: Mix 5 parts of Punavama, 3 parts of Manjistha, 3 parts of Gokshura and take half tsp of this mixture two times everyday with hot water post meals.