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Poor Circulation can Impact You in Many Ways

It’s easy to assume that you naturally have good blood circulation, but this doesn’t hold true for everyone. Some people, for a variety of reasons – ranging from smoking to blood clots to diabetes – suffer from poor circulation.

There are many reasons to promote better circulation, including the fact that it’ll have an overall positive impact on your health. Some of the potential issues associated with poor circulation include:

•    Lack of energy

•    Inability to concentrate

•    Hair loss

•    Increased healing time (and a greater chance of developing an infection)

•    Erectile dysfunction

•    Limited oxygen flow to the brain

Fortunately, there are many ways to improve blood circulation. For example, if a medical condition is causing your circulatory issues, it’s best to consult with your doctor in regards to treatment options. Diabetes, for instance, can be treated with a variety of medications.

You can also consider non-medical solutions, such as massage and acupuncture. 

With the impact of poor circulation far-reaching, it’s critical that you never let this problem linger. Instead, once you know it’s a concern, implement a treatment plan for overcoming it. You’ll feel much better as a result. 

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics. 

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