Natural Ways to Improve Circulation

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Caveat:  These suggestions are not clinically proven, but there are a few common sense and accepted practices included that may benefit some Raynaud’s sufferers.  

The article appears on a site called Health Beckon titled 10 Natural Ways to Improve Blood Circulation.  Here’s the list:

  • Exercise – Can be simple, aerobic activity, such as walking 30 minutes 5 days a week.
  • Massage – Helps dilate the blood vessels.
  • Hydrotherapy – Also helps dilate the blood vessels to improve circulation.
  • Tumeric – Curcumin, the active ingredient in the spice, helps keep the arteries from being blocked.
  • Cayenne – Contains capsaicin, which helps stimulate blood flow.
  • Coconut Oil – Contains healthy fats that help relieve inflammation in the arteries.
  • Green Tea – Is rich in antioxidants that help relax the arteries and improve circulation.
  • Dark Chocolate – We’ve seen in a number of sources that it helps improve circulation.
  • Ginger – Contains compounds that can have a warming effect on the body.
  • Garlic – Help prevent plaque build-up in the arteries.

There are also some added suggestions, such as avoiding smoking and caffeine, hydrating with a lot of water, adding Vitamin C and antioxidants to your diet – many of which are good tips for anyone, not just us Frosties.