6 BEST Supplements for Better Blood Flow
Good blood flow is essential for the health of your entire body—not just your heart.
Healthy circulation is critical because blood carries oxygen to ALL of your organs so that they ALL function correctly.
Good blood flow also keeps your brain sharp, heals your wounds faster, and keeps your complexion youthful.
So, if you have signs like cold fingers and toes, night cramping, fatigue, aches and pains, or bluish skin, your blood flow likely needs a boost.
The good news is that many nutrients have been proven to improve circulation. Here are some of the best.
The amino acid L-arginine is vital for proper blood flow because it’s a vasodilator. This means it makes your arteries wider.
L-arginine is a precursor of nitric oxide, a well-known vasodilator that improves blood flow and oxygen supply.
A study of adults with peripheral artery disease found that supplementing with L-arginine increased nitric oxide levels, improved artery function in the lower extremities, and improved blood flow.
Niacin, or vitamin B3, reduces inflammation and lowers lipid levels, which can improve or prevent the narrowing of arteries (atherosclerosis).
Iron is required to make hemoglobin, which carries oxygen through the blood. Lack of iron means your tissues and organs get less oxygen.
Omega-3 fatty acids improve blood flow by improving lipid levels, decreasing arterial blockages, and preventing the accumulation of platelets.
In a study, taking omega-3 supplements improved blood flow in the brain specifically.
Curcumin has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that support improved blood flow by stabilizing nitric oxide and reducing atherosclerosis risk.
Beetroot supplements increase blood vessel dilation by increasing nitric oxide levels. Studies confirm beetroot improves blood flow in the brain, arms, and legs.
It is especially effective when used in combination with exercise.
And remember, you can ALSO improve your blood flow with lifestyle changes, including increasing physical activity, reducing stress, maintaining a healthy weight, and not smoking.
But if you need an extra blood flow boost, consider trying one of these proven supplements.
P.S. 6 powerful nutrients for a LONGER life.
Rippe JM. “Lifestyle Strategies for Risk Factor Reduction, Prevention, and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease.” American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 2019;13(2):204-212. doi:10.1177/1559827618812395
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