The prevention of varicose veins of the leg veins at home

The prevention of varicose veins allows women to avoid serious complications of the disease, because it is completely get rid of varicose veins impossible. The operational techniques will give you the chance to forget the disease for some time, but without the prevention of a disease easily recurs.

How to prevent the development of varicose veins, the recommendations for the prevention


The prevention of varicose veins must be global, the change must touch life style, food habits, characteristics of work and rest. The only way you can slow down the progression of the disease, or completely prevent its appearance. The following are a few recommendations for the prevention of varicose veins.

Compression therapy, which involves wearing special compression stockings (socks, stockings, tights), firing is only possible during the night's sleep.

Refusal to wear uncomfortable, tight shoes and high-heeled shoes (the maximum permitted height of the heel is about 5-6 cm), for flat feet enjoy insoles orthopedic.

Clothing, also, should not hamper the movements, if varicose veins are contraindicated stockings, stockings and nylon pantyhose.

In the veins extended contraindicated wear socks or stockings with tight elastic bands.

Control of the weight of his body, because obesity is the taunt factor of varicose veins.

Try to prevent colds and overheating of the body.

Give up bad habits, smoking, alcohol, can weaken the walls of blood vessels.

Resolution of inactivity reasonable motor and physical activity, quiet, but long walks (before I go to bed 40 minutes), therapeutic exercise, sports activities (swimming, cycling, aerobics, jogging).

The limit and the total abandonment to excessive physical workloads, carry heavy bags and the like, this has a negative effect on the veins and blood vessels.

Regular foot hygiene – an important point in the prevention of varicose veins (the hot baths with pine salt, showers, skin care of the feet).

Quote strengthen the walls of veins, phlebologist will prescribe drugs special and the scheme of administration. It is possible to use and effective folk remedies. Here is one of them - a drink of nutmeg. For its preparation 1 teaspoon of nutmeg powder pour 200 ml of boiling water, leave for 10 minutes, then add 1 teaspoon of honey. Drink 100 ml in the morning and evening.

Often constipation need, causing a factor in the development of venous insufficiency, so it is important to check the regularity of the intestinal evacuation in case of constipation consult your doctor, to find the causes and resolve them.

The choice of the place of work, not related to the prolonged stay in standing or sitting, but even with the heavy physical activity. Perfect. If, in the course of the day there is the chance to lie down with legs raised. If the work involves a long stay in a sitting position, use a footrest, every hour and a half to get up and go into the office, you can do a couple of sit-ups, in general, give a load on muscles and eliminate the stagnation of blood in the veins. Particularly useful in this exercise: before going up on tiptoe, then on heels or walking on the spot at the top by lifting the knee. Never sit in the position of the foot on the leg, when in this state blood is compressed, causing the stagnation of blood and, consequently, the onset of varicose veins.

Chronic fatigue, stress, nervous tension, visit a neurologist for the resolution of these states, as they can be provocative cause of varicose veins.

Power for the prevention of varicose veins

  • The diet should be saturated vegetable fibre (vegetables, fruit).
  • Waiver of acute, sweet, fat and flour food.
  • If you have excess weight, you should go on a diet, limit consumption of meat, broths, pickles, preserves, meats.
  • Completely eliminate alcoholic beverages, coffee (you are allowed 1 cup per day with the addition of milk).
  • Respect of the water regime, drink at least 1.5 litres of drinking water per day, lack of water in the body contributes to increased blood viscosity and difficulty of its promotion in the veins.
  • The diet must include foods rich in antioxidants (vitamins c and e), help to improve the elasticity of the vascular walls. These products can be attributed, legumes, liver, egg yolk, sea-buckthorn, green tea, tomatoes, salad.
  • In order to prevent distortion of the vein wall is useful to eat foods with a high content of vitamin P (bramble rose, nuts, and citrus fruits).
  • Animal fats necessarily replace vegetable oils, improves the flow of blood.
  • Honey is very useful for the prevention of varicose veins (1 teaspoon at night in the absence of allergies), on the contrary, honey can replace the intake to the morning drops of tincture of aralia, or eleuthero (20 drops).

Massage, as an effective method of prevention of varicose veins


Easy to self-massage legs – a great method of prevention of varicose veins, including for those who have a diagnosis already made, but the disease proceeds without any complications. Massage made within 5 minutes after a complex of therapeutic exercises, through light hits the surface the legs in the direction from the foot to the groin. This massage is good to integrate chiropractic adjustment massage lumbar (running specialist), which stimulates the nerve endings and leaves the stagnant phenomena.

The prevention of varicose veins, effective treatment complex of exercises

Prevention of varicose vein disease should begin immediately after awakening and while still in bed. Initially, by making circular movements from the foot in the direction of clockwise and anti-clockwise, via strong delay stockings of oneself, then toward you. Then you have to alternately bend and straighten the knees and hip joints. After this simple, but very important, exercise "bicycle" (5 minutes, in addition, to keep under foot, so much the better). Good exercises for the veins, "birch", "scissors", which is useful stretching. Only after you get up from the bed.

This exercise improves the outflow of venous blood, reduce the swelling. Run in the morning and before going to sleep for 10 minutes. Always at night under the legs to insert pieces of a cushion, possibly to the day, you need a couple of minutes to keep the foot in good condition.

How to choose a vacation place in varicose veins

The vessels and veins react negatively to the variations of air temperature and atmospheric pressure, therefore, people with varicose veins is not advisable to change the climate, even for a few days. It is recommended to give preference of places dear to the climate of the place of residence.

These simple tips will help you not only prevent the onset of disease, but also to stop the progression of the disease and its complications (pain in the legs, ulcers, etc.), strengthen the venous walls and improve the flow of blood.

People who suffer from varicose veins, they run the risk of acquiring a thrombosis. Often in the veins the veins form blood clots or blood clots, is the inflammation of the veins or thrombophlebitis, you run the risk of the motion of a blood clot in the veins and occlusion, related to the death. During the formation of a blood clot in the deep veins cannot be seen, but it can manifest itself in the form of edema and constant pain in the side of the foot, where it is located. In this case, with the appearance of these symptoms, it is necessary to immediately consult a physician and do not self-medicate.

If the diagnosis of "varicose veins" endangered " and is also used in sclerotherapy, patients in addition to the activities of prevention of the disease, it is necessary once a year to attend phlebologist and perform an ULTRASOUND of the veins. For the most important day in the freeing of vienna from loads.