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Symptoms And Signs Of Poor Blood Circulation In The Body

Symptoms And Signs Of Poor Blood Circulation In The Body


Symptoms And Signs Of Poor Blood Circulation In The Body

Symptoms And Signs Of Poor Blood Circulation In The Body

Signs Of Poor Blood Circulation In The Body

Blood circulation is one of the most important things people ignore in the body.

The more we are getting older, the effects of ignoring this and the effects of the poor circulation start affecting us little by little.

It is advisable we prevent this before it causes harm to our overall health.

Signs And Symptoms Of Poor Blood Circulation

Prickly sensations and numbness are the most common symptoms of this condition.

Again, you will have the feeling of needles and pins on the hands and also on the feet is an indication of low and insufficient blood supply in these areas due to the poor circulation and restriction of blood.

Other symptoms one need to watch out for include:

1) Coldness in the hands and the feet

Another effect of this reduction in the blood flow to certain areas of the body is the feeling of coldness and fluctuation of temperature to the affected part and this will lead to the hands and feet being cold in comparison to other parts of the body.

Symptoms And Signs Of Poor Blood Circulation In The Body

2) Inflammation Of The Lower Extremities

This is also known as Edema and is normally caused by an accumulation of blood in certain areas of the body.

This is a condition that affects the body because of poor blood circulation and Edema normally occurs in the lower extremities when there is a pool of blood around those areas, pressure will build up in the affected parts which will force the fluid from blood vessels to its nearby tissues.



In the other parts, you will feel the pain in the affected areas, Stiffed joints, inflammations, and heavy feelings, and also tightness and unexplainable warmth around the area’s skin.

3) Digestive System Problems

Processes of digestion rely strongly on blood circulation, When there’s poor circulation, fats will be seen in the abdominal linings of the blood vessels.

Effects of this include pain in the abdomen, experiencing constipation or diarrhea and having abdominal cramps, and experiencing bloody stool.

These are the things you will notice when there is a digestive issue that arises because of poor blood circulation.

Symptoms And Signs Of Poor Blood Circulation In The Body

4) Dysfunctions In some Cognitive Areas

Some cognitive circumstances which include loss of memory and difficulty in concentration are brought about also by poor or improper blood flow and circulation.

These cognitive issues which are relative to blood circulation normally happen because of the following:

1 A reduction in the flow of blood to the brain

2 Lessened amount of blood pumped throughout the body

3 Some changes in the pressure of the blood

Other things to notice that indicates poor or low blood circulation includes conditions that are

a) Leg ulcers – Swelling of the leg due to the pool of blood in this part of the body

b) Knotted veins otherwise known as Varicose veins

c) Fatigue

d) Changes in one’s skin color especially as a result of insufficient supply of arterial blood in the body.

In case you notice any of these signs or symptoms, it is advisable you seek help immediately from a doctor.

You need to change your lifestyle, eat a balanced diet, quit smoking, or prevent the effects of this poor blood circulation.


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