6 Easy Ways to Improve Blood Circulation

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Glowing skin, better heart health, improved brain functioning, good working stamina and overall better physical health all can be gain by proper blood circulation. If you are not a victim of some serious medical condition than you can achieve good blood circulation by just following these simple tips.

Eat Iron Rich Foods:

Iron is a vital component of hemoglobin and acts as blood’s oxygen transporter. Its deficiency leads to poor blood circulation. Make sure you regularly include at least some of the following food items in your diet. Such as:

  • Red meat
  • Whole grain cereals
    leafy greens for good circulation
  • Dark leafy greens
  • Lentils
  • Kidney beans to maintain the iron level and proper blood flow.

Have Less Saturated Fat:

You don’t have to cut back on meat, just choose leaner cuts and try not to take too much full-fat dairy products. Both of these little dietary measures are important not only to maintain circulatory health but also helps to maintain ideal body weight, reduce the chance of getting diabetes and fatty liver disease.

Get Fill of Folate:

This B vitamin has an essential role in the blood cells formation and hemoglobin. Increase your intake with generous portions of fresh fruit, dark green, leafy vegetables, dried beans, peas and cereals that are naturally fortified with folic acid and just forget about circulation problem.

folate improves circulation

Take Regular Massage:

Good, soothing massage by some natural oil not only kicks out the whole day tiredness but also improves blood circulation. A light massage just before the night sleep will give you two benefits; improved blood circulation and good quality sleep. So make it a habit.

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Monitor Sodium Intake:

Sodium is a valuable mineral but it tends to be stored in excess in the body and too much sodium can cause contraction of blood vessels leading to circulation problems. To maintain appropriate blood circulation strictly monitor your sodium intake and avoids high salty foods.

monitor sodium intake

Ditch the Bad Habits:

Smoking, alcoholism, sluggish lifestyle, high carbonated drinks are all habits which negatively affect the normal blood circulation. To achieve the health gains of proper blood circulation you have immediately get rid of all these bad habits and surely you can do it.

With improved blood circulation your life will be better beyond your imagination. At least once try these things to test it.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.