In France, nearly one adult out of three suffers from poor blood circulation. The sensation of heavy legs, joint pains, varicose veins, fatigue, dizziness… We advise you to preserve your blood circulation.
What is blood circulation?
Blood circulation refers to the transport of blood in the body. It is a closed circuit circulatory system activated by the heart. It includes the arterial vessels that transport, from the heart to the periphery, oxygen, glucose, and other elements necessary for the functioning of our cells, and the venous system that transports the waste products of our cells, urea and carbon dioxide among others, to the purification organs (liver, kidney, lung) and returns the blood to the heart. Exchanges between the blood and the cells that make up our organs take place in a network of blood capillaries, which are very fine vessels connecting arterioles (small arteries) to venules (small veins).
Why is it important to have good blood circulation?
Veins and arteries allow blood to circulate within the body. It is through the blood that the organs of the human body receive the oxygen and all the nutrients necessary for their proper functioning, and that they evacuate the waste products of their metabolism. Bad blood circulation can affect the venous system and the arterial system. The consequences are not the same. Poor venous circulation most often affects the legs and leads to the appearance of varicose veins, a feeling of heavy legs, and swelling in the ankles and calves. Poor arterial circulation can lead to heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, difficulty walking, etc., depending on the arteries affected. Other blood circulation diseases, such as Raynaud’s syndrome, affect the extremities, hands, and feet.
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