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Poor circulation: Common causes, symptoms, and diagnosis tips

The circulatory system is responsible for supplying the entire body with oxygenated blood. It also facilitates the delivery of nutrients, hormones, and even medication to the tissues in need. Poor circulation, however, means decreased blood flow to specific parts of the body, most commonly our extremities, as they are the furthest from the heart. Poor here to read more

Are your unsightly veins dangerous?

With warmer weather, many of us are showing off our legs by wearing shorts or skirts. But those of you whose legs are covered with blue veins (varicose veins) may be shying away from showing off your legs. Aside from being hard to look at, varicose veins can cause symptoms including itchiness, heaviness, fatigue, and here to read more


Aspirin for Afib found to be ineffective and increase risk for bleeding disorders: Study

The heart is one of our most important organs, so it makes sense that diseases affecting it are the leading cause of death in America. Normally, the heart contracts in a rhythmic fashion to propel oxygenated blood through the atrial system, but in some individuals, the heart beats irregularly, leading to an insufficient amount of here to read more

Telltale signs of poor blood circulation

We usually don’t see our blood, with the exception of occasional blood work or cuts, so we often take for granted the many important functions it performs. Of course, the most crucial function is the delivery of oxygen from the lungs to the farthest corners of our body and, in turn, the removal of carbon here to read more

7 steps to better blood circulation

When you think about it, most of our waking hours are spent sitting. It’s become very characteristic of the modern lifestyle, with all these computers, remote controls, and cars. Being a comfortable posture, sitting is addictive. And just like all other addictions, it can be dangerous to your health. No, this is not an exaggeration. here to read more

How to increase hemoglobin levels naturally

Many people would benefit from knowing how to increase their hemoglobin level, and doing this naturally would be an added bonus. Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein and a component of our blood that is required for the processing of oxygen transfer from the lungs and its delivery to the tissues and organs in the body. here to read more

Sickle cell disease in pregnant women increases risk of stillbirth and high blood pressure

Sickle cell disease in pregnant women may increase the risk of stillbirth and high blood pressure. A study published in Blood uncovered that pregnant women with sickle cell disease are at a higher risk of stillbirths and hypertension, compared to healthy pregnant women. The function of hemoglobin is to help carry oxygen around in the here to read more

Sepsis survival chances improve with obesity, but risks still outweigh benefits

Sepsis survival chances improve with obesity, but the risks still outweigh the benefits. There are numerous health risks associated with obesity, but researchers from the University of Michigan Health System have found an obesity paradox where overweight patients have higher survival rates of sepsis in hospital setting. The study consisted of 1,404 Medicare beneficiaries. The here to read more