Poor circulation is means to have problems with circulatory system in the body. There are various circulatory disorders, and they usually happen when blood flow to the outer limbs is limited. Poor circulation can affect other organs in your body like heart or brain. Also various problems can be a consequence of poor circulation like stroke, varicose veins, hypertension, heart and kidney diseases, aneurism, phlebitis or high blood pressure. Causes of poor circulation may be smoking, genetics, presence of toxins in the body, bad diet, lack of exercise or lifestyle factors.
Treatments for Poor Circulation
There are several treatments for poor circulation like medicaments, natural, herbal, homeopathic, or alternative therapies, like aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, reflexology, acupuncture or massage. Homeopathy is excellent alternative to classic medicaments; it treats the causes of illness in the body and not just symptoms. Homeopathy is safe to use and has no side effects, and for instructions of what homeopathic remedy to choose and dosage, consult your doctor or homeopathic expert. Here are some of the homeopathic remedies recommended for use in cases of poor circulation.
Tabacum is homeopathic remedy recommended to be used when patients have legs that become icy cold from the knees down. Hands could also be cold on touch, but the rest of the body is warm. Other symptoms may be tingling sensation in the limbs or cramps in the limbs. Person with this type of poor circulation problems dislikes too much hot or cold.
Secale is homeopathic remedy recommended for use in cases of poor circulation where symptoms include formation of blood cloths, sluggish circulation due to distended veins, inflamed arteries, sensation of burning or numbness in the body. In extreme cases gangrene of the toes may occur, as a result of low blood flow.
Veratrum album is remedy indicated for use in cases when patient who suffers from poor circulation feels cold all the time, and has icy cold hands. Other symptoms may include burning sensation in the blood vessels, blueness in the feet, cold sweats, Raynaud’s cramps in the feet or legs and numbness of the skin.
Arnica Montana is remedy also known as leopard’s bane, mountain tobacco or wolfsbane, and it is used in cases when symptoms of poor circulation may be varicose veins, which are often puffy and swollen, and sore to touch. Arnica Montana increases oxygen levels in the cells and heals the damaged tissues.
Other homeopathic remedies that you can use for poor circulation problems are Hamamelis, Lachesis, Arsenicum, Cayenne, Ginger, Prickly Ash or Cramp Bark.