Many people have problems with poor blood circulation, cold legs and hands. This is also called the silent killer and it happens for a lot of different reasons such as hypertension, poor physical activity, diabetes, smoking and drug abuse, atherosclerosis or even blood clots. The symptoms for this medical condition are not visible and do not appear at the beginning so you need to be able to recognize them on time. When you notice that you suffer from this condition you can take some measure to prevent it or even to solve the problem.
Try some of these to improve your blood circulation:
1. Ginko Biloba
Ginko Bilova helps the blood circulation and with that it improves the memory in your brain. It can also regulate poor blood circulation and has been used to cure varicose in Germany. Ginko Biloba can be found in pills and capsules.
Garlic has a very positive effect to the cardiovascular health. It lowers the risk of atherosclerosis, by stopping the growth of plaque in the arteries and reduces the blood pressure.
3. Essential oil as ginger, thyme, rosemary
Essential oil can also regulate the blood pressure due to the fact that they have thermogenic effect on the body. They improve the blood flow to the surface of the skin by increasing the capillaries, and can also relax tensed up muscles and relieve the numbness to your feet and hands.
Ginger is very good in preventing the formation of blood clots and developing a cardiovascular disease. Ginger contains gingerols and zingerone which enrich the blood circulation by warming the body.
5. Consuming more water
For adequate blood circulation is very important to consume at least eight glasses of water a day. Water helps the oxygen and nutrients to reach your tissues and organs. Also, water helps with the digestion and gets the tissues and cells hydrated. If you are more physically active during the day you may need more than eight glasses of water a day.
6. Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains high level of capsaicin, which improves the resistance of the capillaries and arteries and it is also good for the heart. Cayenne pepper has the ability to clean plaque, which has stuck on the walls of the vessels and in that way, it improves the blood flow. Cayenne pepper also helps with decreasing the symptoms of poor blood flow such as migraines, pain, trembling legs, cold feet and hands.
7. Fish oil
Fish oil is popular by being the best container of omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential in controlling the building of fats in arteries and improves blood circulation. Fish oil is also great for the HDL which is the ‘good’ cholesterol in the body.
8. Horse chestnut
Horse chestnut is rich with escin whose job is to strengthen capillary walls. It also reduces inflammation. Horse chestnut has been used for varicose veins and poor blood circulation in the body.