Restriction of blood flow in the legs is caused by poor circulation, resulting in erosion of skin tissue, leading to an open sore that can retard healing. There are different types of leg ulcers as follows:
This kind of ulcer, known as venous stasis, can result in the pooling of blood in the veins, caused by a malfunction. Venous ulcers are usually situated on the lower part of the leg.
It is an ulcer caused by the failure of an artery or arteries to deliver an adequate blood supply, as a result of an embolism blocking the proper flow of blood, and usually occurs on bony areas of the feet and ankles.
Diabetic ulcers can occur as a result of peripheral neuropathy,, usually around the feet.
Co-enzyme Q-10 (60 mg daily). Increases tissue oxygenation and resistance to leg ulcers.
Garlic (Kyolic) – 2 capsules, twice, daily – Improves circulation and helps accelerate the healing process.
Vitamin C with bioflavonoids – Improves circulation and helps accelerate the healing process.
Alfalfa, taken as a capsule, is a good source of Vitamin K.
Eat dark, Green vegetables, loaded with Vitamin K.
Eat plenty of fresh garlic and onions. It helps boost the immune system and improves tissue oxygenation.
Studies have shown that a steady diet of vegetables can help prevent leg ulcers. For those that suffer from diabetes, a regular examination of the lowers legs and feet is advisable.