Sunday, June 21, 2015

Treatment of Varicose Veins

People whose work involves long sitting or standing on long legs, carry the disease, such as varicose veins. Varicose veins occur in one out of five, and more often in women. The development of varicose veins is fraught with serious consequences. In addition, the constant feeling of pain and discomfort in the legs distracts from the normal way of life.
The causes of varicose veins are different - from the effects of infectious diseases, pregnancy and frequent constipation to heredity. Moreover, it is heredity is the most powerful risk factor. Pain and swelling of the extremities, feeling of heaviness in the legs, nocturnal leg cramps, venous mesh - all manifestations of venous insufficiency. At various stages of varices certain syndromes more or less pronounced. The earliest signals of incipient disease - persistent pain, the severity and occurrence of spider veins and spider veins. Do not neglect these symptoms, as varicose veins is able to progress and cause undesirable effects, such as blood clots or erysipelas.
Varicose veins treatment should start with prevention. However, if you went into a severe varicose stage, it is necessary to resort to operational measures, and possibly surgery. After surgery, a predisposition to varicose remains. Therefore, in the future it is necessary to constantly visit a doctor, as well as to comply with the necessary guidance to help avoid relapse. In the first month after surgery is necessary to bandage the leg with an elastic bandage. It should guard against injuries and bruises. It is also not recommended to go to the bath or sauna, and take hot baths.
Even if you do not do surgery, but you have early signs of venous insufficiency, you just need to follow certain guidelines and rules that will help prevent worsening of the disease. So, in addition to the prohibition of the sauna and bath, varicose veins patients should not overheat the sun. It is also highly desirable to wearing high heels (no more than five centimeters) and lifting weights. In order to improve the tone of the veins can make special preparations, but only after consultation with a physician specialist.
At present, for the treatment of varicose veins is very effectively applied physiotherapy. For the prevention and treatment of varicose veins at its initial stage can be used gymnastics, wearing compression underwear in combination with contrast showers, proper nutrition and an active lifestyle. Going mobile sports will not only help prevent varicose veins, but also to maintain muscle tone in the legs.