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Poor blood circulation in your scalp can aggravate hair loss. Your hair will shrink and die if it does not receive an adequate amount of blood, nutrients, lymph and oxygen.

Free radicals cause damage to the circulatory system, along with a lack of proper nutrition, and acid toxins within the body. If your digestive system doesn't adequately digest your food, allowing nutrients (vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids) to be absorbed, then your veins and arteries deteriorate, accumulate rough surfaces to slow circulation or clog up completely. To some extent the body is capable of growing new capillaries to supplement damage, but an end result of poor circulation occurs to some extent.

Symptoms of poor blood circulation include shortness of breath, diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, and pain.

For better blood circulation, eat lots of fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains, get plenty of exercise and manage your stress.

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