Do you get sick often and do your hands or feet get swollen or cold? Then you might be suffering from poor circulation.
The condition, can be serious, can be caused by a variety of factors, such as smoking, a lack of exercise, diabetes, blood clots, or old age.
However, cold hands and feet can also caused by hereditary factors, so it's always be best to consult a doctor to be sure.
Here are some tips on how to improve your circulation:
Studies show that drinking at least eight glasses of water a day can help prevent poor circulation. Water also helps transport essential nutrients to organs and cells.
You can also try showering in cold water for a few minutes, a few times a times a week. This helps exercise your blood vessels and increases blood circulation, according to Dr. Ben Kim.
Research shows that eating ginger regularly helps prevent cardiovascular disease and the formation of blood clots.
Gingerol and zingerone, the active compounds in ginger, increase the body's temperature, which in turn leads to increased blood flow.
Almost everyone knows that garlic is healthy, and several studies back this up.
Garlic contains substances thought to reduce heart disease, stabilize blood pressure, and prevent the buildup of plaque in the arteries.
Aescin, the active compound in horse chestnuts, fortifies capillary walls, fights inflammation, prevents poor blood circulation, and helps prevent varicose veins, according to the National Institute of Health.
The active compound in some chili and peppers that gives them their heat is called capsaicin.Research shows that capsaicin strengthens the arteries and helps improve heart health. It also helps combat poor circulation.
Fish oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are excellent for the body.
According to the University of Maryland, fish oil effectively removes fat from blood vessels and helps lower cholesterol levels.
Keep in mind that you should always consult your doctor if you have severe symptoms.
My hands always used to be cold, but since I started eating more garlic and ginger, I haven't noticed the problem anymore.
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