Without good blood flow, cells will not get the oxygen or nutrients they need. Poor circulation is a symptom of many illnesses or diseases including peripheral artery disease, coronary artery disease, hypertension, obesity, and diabetes, to name a few.
In the most severe cases, poor circulation can eventually lead to amputation when the cells start to die and the tissue becomes necrotic. Poor circulation often begins in the extremities, but can lead to other parts of the body including the organs.
5 Ways To Improve Circulation Now:
1.) Consider a standing desk. Studies show that sitting for long periods of time increasing the risk of sudden death from all causes. Read the study here:
2.) Exercise: Rain or shine, get out or stay in, but whatever you do, move your body. Dance, walk, run, just move!
3.) Use our medical massagers to increase local circulation. Using our massagers on the lowest setting for as little as 15 minutes is equivalent to walking four-miles circulation-wise.
4.) Consider wearing compression socks
5.) Make sure you are getting proper nutrients including B-vitamins and Magnesium.
According to University Health News, if interested in treatments for poor circulation, “determining the cause may involve some blood tests, a blood-glucose test, physical examination, blood pressure testing, and, possibly, an ultrasound or CT scan. Once the cause is determined, treatment options should be discussed with a physician