Alnajda is a passionate learner of natural well being in general. she loves sharing stuff she is passionate about.
Blood differently is called the liquid of life. Through the blood circulation, we are literally in life, through the system of blood circulation a human being organism gets supplied so that organs and muscles to work properly. When we face problems of blood circulation in our bodies we may feel a lack of energy, heaviness, and some physical pains in limbs, fingers, toes and so on.
The good news is that there are many methods and medicaments you can improve your blood circulation, some of them are natural ways that we all can do even effortlessly on daily basis. And who would not want to stay and remain healthy?
How does it work?
The heart is the center of the blood circulation in all of the beings that posses a heart. The heart pumps rich blood in oxygen, this blood goes to the brain first, kidneys, liver, all muscles, and stomach. The same blood that goes to these organs comes back again in the heart. As for the blood which is not that rich in oxygen, flows through the veins and to the heart.
Starting from there, it makes also a movement to the lungs from where it gets enriched with clean oxygen. This cycle gets repeated when the blood rich in oxygen comes back again in the heart from the lungs and gets pumped finally for the whole organism, over and over again.
Exercises that help blood circulation
It is recommended to walk to improve your blood circulation. For 30 minutes, five days a week while walking envision also your body feeling better for each step you take.
Another exercise that helps with the blood circulation and the health of the heart is jumping ropes, not only it makes all the muscles move but it strengthen also the heart.
The traditional morning exercises
The traditional morning exercises that include the movements of arms and legs help a lot also to improve the blood circulation for 10-20 minutes a day every day.
Yoga and Meditation
Yoga and meditation are very beneficial as well when it comes to health in general, in case of blood circulation they cause the balance, the balance is great for good blood circulation.
Food that helps the blood circulation
Unhealthy blood circulation may cause gaining weight.
Onions are known since antiquity for their benefits when it comes to the health of the blood as long as it lowers the levels of sugar in the blood. In ancient Greece athletes used to consume lots of onions to help their blood circulation. It helps the digestive system and weight loss.
Garlic is antioxidant and helps the cleansing of veins.
Garlic and lemon prepared as detox water are responsible for eliminating fat inside veins plus the weight loss.
Apples keep the level of sugar in the blood in a constant way, it lowers as well as the levels of cholesterol, especially the green ones.
Olive oil since ancient times is used to protect the health of the heart. It lowers the levels of cholesterol and reduces the different of different strokes.
Beans are very helpful especially for people suffering from diabetes. Beans stabilize the levels of sugar in the blood and lower the cholesterol, this helps reduce the danger of different heart diseases.
Oranges, tangerines, and lemons are also helpful, they are all rich in vitamin C.
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant found in citrus fruits, kiwi, herbs, etc.
Foods rich in vitamin C help in the recovery of artery walls and guarantee optimal vascular health.
Other ways to help the blood circulation
Swimming helps a lot the blood flow and pressure, it is a tool that is recommended for at least 30 minutes a week.
Massages help the quality of the skin, increases the blood circulation, and gives more oxygen to the cells.
Hot and cold showers
Hot and cold showers improve the blood circulation, cold showers contracts the lymphatic vessels while the hot showers expand them. The best of the ways is to alternate both of the showers.
Stay away from negativity
Staying away from dramas and negativity helps also the blood circulation as long as it is staying away from stress. Stress is responsible for many different heart diseases.
Alnajda Kadi (author) from Tirana Albania on September 28, 2020:
Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on September 28, 2020:
Interesting and helpful.