Varicose veins — treatment

Varicose veins on the legs is a serious disease that should be given the most attention, especially women. At the time of the disease, the veins become less elastic and the walls, due to improper blood circulation, a few spreads,which show through and become visible on the surface of the skin. In some cases, if not treated varicose veins can be serious consequences, up to the formation of blood clots. Treatment of varicose veins at home should be done with the consent and supervision of the attending physician.


varicose veins

The varicose veins are easy to replace with a regular, temporary fatigue, and conclude that the first symptoms of the disease. Thus, the body starts is not always a sudden event – a bit of stabs in the extremities, the feet swell, the deterioration of the situation in the evening. Swelling for good morning, subsidies or disappears entirely – it is impossible to write off these symptoms of fatigue. Due to the abnormal blood circulation, the situation will gradually worsen, and the swelling characteristic color and weight in the legs, will only grow.

Due to the continuing inadequate blood flow in the veins occurs to the formation of nodules, which are very well visible, and when touched give a severe pain. The first varices were in women older than 40 years of age, who for most of his life, usually due to a profession spent on your feet. Today, the disease has become younger and already can often occur in men with a sedentary lifestyle.

Noticed a few factors that increase the risk for varicose veins.These include:

  1. Genetic predisposition, which is due to the low elasticity of the tissues in the blood vessels, which causes increased pressure in them;
  2. Pregnancy — due to the heavy load on the legs and high blood pressure in the abdominal cavity;
  3. Frequent wearing uncomfortable shoes, which shrink blood vessels and interfere with circulation. Individual attention, high heel, should be deleted;
  4. Regular lifting of weights, the most dangerous of the static load;
  5. Long stay on the feet due to working conditions;
  6. Bad habits, which worsen the condition of the blood vessels – Smoking, alcohol;
  7. Wrong, harmful food;
  8. Heavy sports;
  9. Highlight.


Symptoms of the disease can be stable if the negative impact is permanent and can be variable in nature. Regardless of the varicose veins, its shape and weight, it is necessary to be attentive to the signs of the disease and not be complacent about the treatment. In the presence of disease in the body, specify:

  1. The legs are heavy, there is a constant fatigue in the limbs that intensifies in the evening;
  2. Veins begin to appear, you can have a unusual color, usually blue. If you raise your hand up, place it on a chair, swelling of the veins disappears;
  3. The legs appear nodules, which are clearly visible, although they can be small or conglomerates;
  4. Often they are accompanied by swelling of the legs, with it can manifest swelling of feet, legs, ankles or more compartments;
  5. Quickens the regularity of seizures;
  6. Gradually increases, skin dryness due to lack of nutrients;
  7. The design of seals, which in appearance are brown-black in color;
  8. In the advanced stage, can be wound.


Knowledge of the major causes for the disease, can eliminate the risk factors that would not have a problem with varicose veins. Modern medicine vary so recommended measures for disease prevention:

  1. Use special medical socks, panty hose, tights, stockings;
  2. For the prevention of overweight, which can greatly increase the risk of disease;
  3. Eliminate the use of tobacco and alcohol;
  4. Regular small foot massage. Especially good to massage with the spine;
  5. More physical activity, increases the level of activity. Varicose veins can happen due to the stagnation in the legs, and passive way of life is one of the main conditions for the disease;
  6. Constantly take a shower, to monitor the hygiene of the feet, taking warm baths with salt added;
  7. The use of special tools, that have the effect of the treatment;
  8. Possible to eliminate the stressful things and calm down;
  9. Diet for healthy food, eliminates the harmful.
  10. Prefer to work where there is a small, moderate loads, the better the motor, and to eliminate long stay on the feet or in a sitting position;
  11. Add in the diet of the honey – it is known for its beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system of the body;
  12. Abandon high heels.

Treatment of varicose veins

the prevention of varicose veins

Treat varicose veins on legs at home — this is the most convenient form of treatment, which reduces the risk for the development of the disease or to exclude the manifestation as a whole. Should not be based on hunches, determining the cause of the disease, and for their removal, it would be better to consult with your doctor to prevent potential harm from self-medication.

External products: creams, ointments, gels

Treatment of varicose veins on the legs, should be performed taking into account the fact that at the beginning of the damaged vessels, which lie on the surface of the skin, then you may be worsening of the disease. If in the initial stages, to prevent the spread of disease, can quickly recover. The best way to restore the vessels of the upper layers of the skin, which is external drug.

The cream is useful for the prevention of stasis of blood, stimulates blood flow, reduces pain, swelling in the legs. There are 4 main common groups of drugs for external use, broken down according to the type of exposure:

  1. Ointments – they help to dissolve the higher amount of platelets and promote the flow of blood;
  2. Nonsteroidal drugs that address inflammatory reaction on the legs and prevent thrombosis;
  3. Prepared using natural ingredients – butcher's broom, horse chestnut. It is used in chronic varicose veins, because they do not have side effects. Strengthen the walls of blood vessels, relieve increased fatigue, swelling of the legs.
  4. Hormones have a strong effect of the antihistamine to prevent inflammation.


Regular exercise can not only prevent the progression of the disease, but also accelerate the secretion. It is important to approach the issue of smart run is certainly effective, but deadlifts are powerlifters on the contrary harmful. You can use these simple exercises:

  1. Squats. Feet put on width apart and slowly descending, until the pelvis is level, when it becomes parallel to the ground and then get up. To perform about 5 times, but it should not be too tense, if you run hard, to not;
  2. Leg swings. Divorce, move your feet apart, back and forth. For each leg to perform 5 swings in each direction;
  3. Rotate leg and hold the weight. You will need to take the prop and push in the direction to rotate the legs. A total of 5 reps and rotate in the other direction and then change feet;
  4. Rolling from heel to toe and vice versa. This is a useful exercise that can be used in various forms of execution.


Effective treatment of varicose veins with the help of medical nature is not always acceptable due to health reasons and lack of money for medicines. For the preparation of baths for the elimination of varicose veins is an effective and convenient treatment at home that does not cost much and it is almost completely safe.

Particularly useful salt baths, are made based on 10 l of water 2 tablespoons sea salt. This must be dissolved in water and immerse your feet in water for 20-25 minutes. The optimum water temperature is 38 degrees, you can find out about.

With the use of turpentine dress and a white and yellow version, which is sold in every pharmacy. Cooking white bathroom:

  1. In a bowl pour in the heated water of about 10 l;
  2. Add 1 tbsp of turpentine;
  3. In water, for 20 minutes, if the procedure is well tolerated.


gymnastics with varicose veins

In the treatment of varicose veins important complex therapy, therefore, it is necessary to use not only medicines, topical treatments, but also the overall impact. The most suitable for the integrated treatment of tablets, capsules or injections.

Used mainly 3 types of products:

  • Special medication to increase blood flow in the body and increase the tone of blood vessels. Of course such a means, the veins treatment at home is not achieved, however, can eliminate the negative symptoms that accompany varicose veins. Medication is applied twice a day 1 tablet. The course of treatment is selected individually;
  • Medicines for thinning the blood. These substances, which prevent the formation of blood clots, the blood becomes more fluid, eliminating the tendency that the density of the. This should be taken into account for the wounds, clotting of blood, also slightly worse. You need an individual appointment, but it is not always necessary;
  • Anti-inflammatory drugs .Easier course of the disease, anesthetizing areas, eliminate puffiness, and prevent platelets from sticking together.

Treatment with leeches

Folk and medical approach may disagree about the effectiveness of the leeches, but many reported a positive result. On the opposite page notes that the effect is short-lived and unstable.

Varicose veins of the lower extremities if the treatment is carried out at home may include a variety of methods, but at your own risk, what is the hirudotherapy. For a short time the leech is able to eliminate the pain and heaviness in the extremities, but can lead to complications, such as inflammation or Allergies. For special fluids secreted by the leech, after the detachment of the bite site for a long time without blood flow,with the possible formation of thrombophlebitis and abscess.

Folk remedies

Treatment of varicose veins folk remedies used very often, since we are surrounded by the natural substance, useful for varicose veins, they only need to take and cook.


An infusion of nettle is actively used as oral medications, a mixture that is easy to use.Should be:

  1. Grind 2 tablespoons of nettle;
  2. Pour 1 Cup of boiling water;
  3. Thus, the liquid for 1 hour and strain;
  4. You should drink three times a day, ¼ Cup;
  5. The effect of the assets, which is achieved within a period of 6 months.Every month, to take a break of 2 weeks.


Treatment of varicose veins improvised means, that the total product – apples are better to take some kind of "Antonov". You need 2 Pcs medium-sized apples put in 1 litre of boiling water and hold for 4 hours. Then, the apples rubbed in water and mix. Then drink twice a day, 50 g.

Garlic and honey

Yet another way how to treat varicose veins on the legs in women at home is to use an unusual combination of ingredients – garlic and honey. You need 250 g of garlic peel and chop,then melt the honey (350 g) and fill it out. Refrain 2 weeks. You need to take 1 tbsp three times a day for 2 months.


Little is known, remedies, varicose veins are chestnut trees. You need a bit of horse chestnut, which is perfect, that they were, and flowers and fruit. 50 g of chestnut grind and pour vodka 0,5 l, to Insist 2 weeks, occasionally stirring. You should drink 40 drops three times per day for 1 month. It can also be used as a topical ointment.

Compresses and ointment varicose veins


Another effective remedy against varicose veins is a ointment or compress. Due to its properties to absorb harmful substances, the use of popular potatoes to grate,put it on the feet, especially on the veins and symptoms of pain. The potatoes are placed on the skin and fixed with a bandage. Refrain from a pack a day, every 4 hours changing of the content.


Green walnut is one of the leaders in the treatment of varicose veins, but the specifics of the complexity of the production,as it is only available in late summer/early. Ready just need to put in a container and pour olive oil. Continue to push the nuts 6 weeks, it is desirable that the capacity of the got light. The lubricating fluid of the feet every evening.

Sea salt

When varicose veins has gained wide distribution, it is possible to prepare a compress of sea salt. This contributes to the vascular tone, eliminates puffiness and reduces the number of apparent vessels.

You need to add salt into the water until it is in the form of paste, and the mixture is placed in the refrigerator. Then put the mixture on a cloth and apply on the skin, it is necessary to roll with a bandage. Hold until the the time of heating, salt.


treatment of varicose veins

Kalanchoe is a powerful herb that has a strong effect on varicose veins. You will need to tear the leaves and chop, then put in the sun to dry. You need to dry 250 g of leaves, by placing 0.5 liter jar,then pour alcohol, vodka and save for a week in a dark place. Twice a day RUB the feet to eliminate pain.

Honey therapy

If you have muscle pain, powerful spasms and cramps in the legs, then the use of honey for treatment. Honey is known for its tonic effect on blood vessels. Must be a day on an empty stomach to eat 2 teaspoon of honey. The largest effect is observed when used on an empty stomach and not drinking liquid. It can also be used as prophylactics.