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warning signs of poor blood circulation

Numbness in Your Limbs
You’ve almost certainly felt this sensation before – when some part of your body “falls asleep” due to blood flow being cut off. However, if these episodes of numbness happen to you frequently, it may be indicative of a more serious circulation problem.

Decreased Cognitive Ability
Just like any other part of your body, your brain needs a healthy supply of blood in order to function properly. When blood circulation becomes sluggish, your mental abilities slow down along with it. If you have difficulty thinking clearly or if you’ve noticed that your memory isn’t as good as it used to be, this may be a sign that you have poor circulation

Loss of Appetite
Another less obvious symptom of a malfunctioning circulatory system is loss of appetite. Your gastrointestinal tract needs blood in order to digest food and transport nutrients from the intestines to the rest of your body. When blood flow slows down, your digestion can easily become impaired. You’ll feel less hungry, but not eating enough means that your metabolism will suffer as well

Unexplained Digestive Problems
Poor circulation in the digestive tract doesn’t just cause loss of appetite. It can hamper your body’s ability to obtain nutrients from food as well. Without adequate blood supply, a lot of the foods that you eat will pass through your system without being digested entirely, leading to nausea, loose bowel movements, or other digestive issues which may be easily misdiagnosed and thus go untreated