Poor circulation is a problem that afflicts many, which can have serious consequences if not treated properly and if blood flow to the body is not improved.
Since circulation enables the transfer of oxygen and nutrients to all tissues, thus feeding all the body cells, then it is clear that poor circulation is a major enemy of your body.
Modern lifestyle, stress, delayed sitting, lacking sustenance, smoking, over the top liquor utilization are factors that can prompt poor circulation.
It develops gradually, sometimes not even noticeable at the earliest stage. Cramps, leg and foot fatigue during physical activity are first manifested.
After a short rest, the pain goes away, but at the first opportunity they return. Following are symptoms that already indicate a more advanced stage of the disease such as swelling of the feet, blunt leaf pain, cold feet, discoloration of the skin in bluish or pink, frequent wounds on the skin that do not heal.
You should not ignore these symptoms because very often the disease develops violently in a developed form.
A balanced diet is the best way to achieve optimal circulation.
It is advisable to eat as many whole grains, fruits and vegetables as possible.
You should limit your intake of animal feed that is rich in saturated fatty acids. On the other hand, it is good to consume olive oil and polyunsaturated fatty acids.
- Garlic – lowers cholesterol levels and the risk of atherosclerosis;
- Onions – Increases blood flow;
- Olive oil;
- Black wine;
- Citrus fruits – rich in vitamin C which strengthens blood vessels;
- Tomato and watermelon;
- Nuts – rich in omega 3 fatty acids (especially nuts).