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16 Jul 2005

cold and hard feet
I have poor circulation in my extremities - feet and hands always cold. What can I do or take to improve the circulation?

secondly whats the best thing to rub hard feet with? And what have others found is the best foot softening cream?

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01 Jan 0001

Circulation first: If you are a smoker please stop yesterday you are not doing yourself any favours( ignore if you are a non-smoker) Keep warm naturally, mauntain good nutrition and supplement with a good vitamin especially vit B (speak to a dietitian in this regard, keep a check on your bood sugar, make sure you are not diabetic
Be careful of trying to lose too much hard skin, you have poor circulation if you create a wound on your feet it will heal poorly. Creams are not the answer, rather see a podiatrist and get some sound advice
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