Blood circulation is an essential function of the body as it regulates and helps the other organs to work correctly. Circulation supplies blood, oxygen, and essential nutrient to whole body parts and organs. Sometimes due to certain reasons, some problems may arise in a specific part of the body. Poor circulation may lead to many diseases. People may face a lack of flow, mostly in legs and arms, resulting in different health issues. It becomes essential to treat and prevent the body from all the related diseases.
Symptoms of Poor Blood circulation
Common symptoms of poor circulation are as follows:
Throbbing or stinging pain in your limbs
Skin color changes
Swelling in the feet, ankles, and legs
Cold hands and feet
These are the common symptoms that are visible due to a lack of blood circulation in the body.
There are certain causes due to which this poor circulation of blood happens in the body. Some of them are as follow:
Atherosclerosis: In this condition, blood vessels and arteries of the legs get narrow, and it becomes a difficulty in blood circulation. And it will lead to regular pain in the legs.
Diabetes: The sugar level in diabetic patients' blood is high, which makes the blood thicker and leads to a problem in blood circulation. This also includes cramps or pain in the legs, calves, thighs, and buttocks as well.
Blood Clot: Blood clot is again one of the reasons for poor blood circulation as it blocks blood flow through vessels or arteries. It can be developed anywhere in the body, which leads to circulation problems, especially when they develop in the arms and legs.
Being Overweight: Sometimes, people with excess body weight spend most of the time sitting, which may lead to circulation problems after a certain period of time. Obesity or overweight also increases many other risks as well, including blood vessel problems and varicose veins.
Raynaud’s disease: In these diseases, blood vessels get narrow or completely shut down. Due to the lack of blood in that part of the body, the color of fingers and toes get bluish. When the blood flow gets to normal, they turn into flush red.
Smoking tobacco products: Excessive use of tobacco and smoking increase the risk of developing conditions of poor blood circulation. It also restricts the flow of blood, damages the blood vessels walls, etc.
There are certain gemstones that were used to cure this condition or problem. Some of them are as follow:
Amethyst: It is one of the best healing gemstones used for curing many diseases and many problems. It helps in boosting the production of hormones in the body. Amethyst helps in destroying all the bad and damaged blood cells, which can cause blockage after a certain period of time. It also used in blood purification.
Bloodstone: As the name of the crystal specifies itself, Bloodstone is highly advisable for people suffering from any blood-related diseases. It is an excellent stone for blood as it uses to cleanse it. Bloodstone stimulated the circulation of the blood and helped to regulate it.
Coral: Red coral, which is also known as Moonga, is helping to regulate energy and ambitions. It is used to strengthen the circulatory system of the body as well as bones also. It helps to cure many blood-related problems and also nourishes the blood cells present in the blood.
Rhodochrosite: It is also a good crystal for stimulating circulation and also balances blood pressure. It is used to regulate as well as stabilize the heartbeat. Rhodochrosite helps in the purification of the circulatory system.