How To Improve Your Circulation

Healthy circulation is vital to living a healthy life. When our blood flows with ease through our body, we think and reason better, we can move without pain and sleep comfortably, without interruption. When disease, injury, or time interferes with unencumbered blood flow, our quality of life decreases, sometimes to the point of incapacitation or even death. Knowing how important circulation is to your overall health, is there anything you can do to improve it? The answer is yes! Here are some common sense ways you can improve your circulation – and your overall health.

Conditions that impede circulation

Certain chronic conditions cause problems with circulation. Build-up of fatty deposits and plaque in the arteries (atherosclerosis) slow circulation, making it harder for the heart to pump adequately and efficiently. This can result in heart failure, tumors, physical trauma or injury, pain in the extremities, feelings of cold and numbness and dizziness. While sometimes, poor circulation may be the result of a medical condition, it is more often the result of poor or too convenient lifestyle choices that cause your circulation to slow down. Here are some simple changes you can make to help improve how well vital oxygen and nutrients get to your muscles, organs, and brain.

What to Start Doing

Now that you know some causes of poor circulation, how about some solutions to getting your blood pumping? For starters, try the following:

Don’t take your blood circulation for granted! There are certain conditions that put you at greater risk for poor blood circulation, blood clots, and deep vein thrombosis. To find out more about how you can improve your blood circulation, contact us today at Premier Vein & Vascular. Call 1-888-VEINCARE or use our convenient online appointment request form. We would be happy to see you at either of our locations in Tampa and Largo, Florida.

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