Varicose veins: how to treat?

The doctors say that varicose veins occurs in about 30% of the adult population of the planet, and women are more often (20 %) than among men (11 %). Most often, the varicose veins affect the veins of the lower limbs, colon-rectum. This disease is not only a cosmetic problem, it is fraught with serious complications, sometimes negative and even tragic exodus. As well as running this disease, in any case, you can't.

The varicose disease

Varicose veins, or, as is said often, the varicose veins, it is a kind of varicose veins, which is accompanied by violation of the circulation of the blood. And with a disorder of the venous circulation of blood a little behind in the walls of the blood vessels, causing them to be too full. The wall of the tank at the beginning, able to withstand this pressure, but after a certain time, they begin to weaken and deform, expanding in the small ducts to a narrow passage. The flow of the blood slows down, violated the metabolism of the tissues.

At the beginning of the disease on the legs are blue-pink vascular spider webs, more often occur a feeling of heaviness and bloating in the legs, swelling (usually in the evening, especially after a long-standing, but, the next morning completely disappear).

During the progression of the disease occurs BAG extension of vienna, its length increases, trained brains, and oslablenie platoons, can occur cramps in the calves (especially in the evening and sometimes the night), there are changes to the inside of the surface of the leg: seal, the darkening of the skin irritation, and due to the fact that amazed at vienna cannot provide enough blood flow to the skin and disrupts the feeding (trophic) tissue ulcer trophic, ill-served treatment.

The complications of varicose veins include phlebitis (inflammation of veins), thrombosis formation of a blood clot (thrombus) in a vein, which can lead to the separation of a blood clot followed by an obstruction of the vessel. Usually in the veins of a thrombus occur five times more often than in the board of trustees of the arteries. And in the veins of the legs, three times more than in the veins of the hand.

Clots formed in the varicose veins, can detach and fall into the vital organs. Here, you can expect and stroke and heart attack. And if the thrombus arrach is located in the pulmonary artery, clogging, comes the instant death.

Varicose veins often appear in women during pregnancy. Watches for varicose veins, and those who are overweight. Exposed to the disease, all those who have long experience of large and severe of the physical load of athletes, surgeons, ballet dancers, teachers, hairdressers, and people with weak connective tissue, after an injury to the leg. Varicose veins often accompany a heart defect. In some cases, varicose veins happens to be caused by the intake of hormones and hormonal disorders.

Rüdiger Dahlke, in his book "illness as a symbol" calls varicose veins "the obstruction of the vessels" and "the cork in the soul". Medic-esoteric says that "the bed of the river of life is damaged, blocked by a return of the energy of life at its source". Ala him varicose veins and thrombophlebite are "a call to the rescue of the victims feet".

Inflammation of the vein

The varices are currently treated with success by many of the methods that are chosen and combined depending on the stage of development of the disease: a variety of pharmaceutical products, improve the elasticity of the vessels and of their tone, in the normalization of blood circulation and tissue metabolism, the port of prevention and treatment antivarikozny tights, stockings, golf, sclerotherapy (the introduction into the veins of the special products), laser therapy, microphlebectomy (removal of varicose veins through a puncture in the skin)

What to do?

At the onset of the first signs of varicose veins should consult a doctor-ben the ado or seen by the doctors vascular and strictly comply with all recommendations. And, of course, to help your feet by yourself: stop smoking, eat healthy, do massage and gymnastics.

The early phase of the disease a good effect give daily (at night) contrasting foot baths. You will immediately notice that improves the tone of blood vessels.

After bathing in the contrast of the self-massage of the feet. On the massage we always will talk about this later, but also it is necessary to say a few words.

Self-massage of the feet against varicose veins

  • To begin with, you must do the massage of the thighs. Away, easy stroking and kneading up from the knee area to the groin area. The help in the form of a spiral, duodenum, rectilinear and circular movements, stretch the knee with the fingertips. Press several times on the fist on the popliteal the hole, and using a circular motion mash this area.
  • Lie on your back, relax the muscles and bend your knees. Tighten the pads of the hands and with the help of traits rubbing the skin. Gently shake the muscles of the legs.
  • With the help of light strokes to stretch each toe. Moving from top to bottom, rub the ankle joint and both feet. Massage your feet and the heel in a circular motion, and with a little force, rub the ankle joint.

Repeat the whole of this complex of self-massage 2-3 times.

Trituration of the cider vinegar

In America and in the united Kingdom for such purposes, recommend the use of apple cider vinegar.

Before you go to sleep, and in the morning, you should rub natural apple cider vinegar mixed progress of the area. And on top of that, each day, you must drink two teaspoons of vinegar, mix in a glass of water.

Remember, this is the apple cider vinegar has miraculous result, namely: eliminate the cosmetic defects and vienna, and finally stop growing.

Not the next day, of course, but the days in the thirty days, the effect is obvious, it is on the legs.

Apple cider vinegar is very good and if you torment convulsions. In order to protect against cramps, you can use an ointment made from apple cider vinegar. For its preparation you need to mix a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, a teaspoon of essence of turpentine and egg yolk. Received the ointment, you must rub the feet before going to bed.


Years some three hundred back in Russia, he considered that the bath can literally be cured of all ills at once, and that it is the steam gives the health of the feet.

And indeed, it really is the case, it is the vapour is capable of improving the blood circulation and thus help the work of the venous system, including the feet. But keep in mind that the steam in the bathroom is possible only in the initial stage of varicose veins.

The symptoms of varicose veins

The power supply in case of varicose veins must be, of course, full-fledged, varied, and delicious. This is useful: containing everything necessary to the body of nutrients and rich in vitamins and minerals.

Dr Walker, who works in the Norfolk the laboratory of food chemistry and the research to combat the varicose veins absolutely recommend to drink a cocktail of vitamins:

  • Take 10 parts of carrot juice and 6 pieces of spinach juice. Mix them all and drink, drink to the health. The juice of carrot, rich in beta-carotene, improves the metabolic processes in the body, promotes the healing of wounds and ulcers, and the juice of spinach, contains vitamins c and E, contributes to the purification of the intestine and improves the tone of blood vessels.
  • Take 10 pieces of carrot juice, 3 parts of juice of beet and 3 of the part of cucumber juice. Such a mixture an impact on the flow of blood pressure. The beet juice, for example, is very useful in thrombophlebitis, as it prevents the occurrence of blood clots and helps to their resorption, when they already are.
  • Take the 8 pieces of carrot juice, 4 pieces of spinach juice, 2 of the part of the juice of turnip, 2 parts of juice of krasivoglazaja (it grows on the banks of the streams, and collect in the spring and fall). This cocktail has a really unique action, it dissolves the blood clots and slow down the prosecution of their education.

The recipes of traditional medicine

  • Horse chestnut — the great healer. First, it reduces clotting of the blood; second, strengthens the walls of capillaries and veins, the fact of preventing the formation of clots in the blood vessels, in addition to this, it helps to eliminate already appeared of a thrombus. It should be remembered that it is the extract of the horse chestnut with a wonderful impact. Very good for varicose veins, and the infusion of the flowers and fruits of the horse chestnut. For its preparation you need to mix half a litre of vodka, and fifty grams of raw material. Put to infuse this solution for two weeks in a dark and warm, regularly shaking. At the expiration of the time, this infusion should take thirty drops, three times per day. The course of treatment is one month.
  • The fresh leaves and flower head money of absinthe, you need to diligently grind them. A tablespoon of raw materials, add the same amount of curd, mix it up, as it should be, and then apply it on the gauze by an equal layer. After that, put a bandage on the affected area feet. The treatment must be daily for 5 days, after which it is necessary to make a small pause.
  • When thrombophlebitis use the collection as follows: fifty grams herb yarrow, one hundred grams of the bark of buckthorn, one hundred grams of leaves of a cowberry, two hundred grams of flowers immortelle, birch leaf 100g. The full tablespoon of this compilation, boil 300 ml of boiling water and boil for 3 minutes. Then place the rest in a warm place for 4 hours. After that, take the hot stock half a cup three times per day, half an hour before meals.
  • The infusion of the collection of herbs for varicose veins
  • To prevent the formation of venous ulcers and to decrease the permeability of the vascular wall, you must prepare an infusion with the collection of the following grasses: three flowers pharmacy chamomile, viola tricolor 1 piece, herb horsetail 1 part, grass of st. john's wort 2 parts, one part herb yarrow, of two flowers of calendula and one part of oak bark. A tablespoon of this collection, you must pour a glass of boiling water, infuse for half an hour and drain. This infusion is well suited for compresses, poultices and for the washing of venous ulcers.
  • Not less effective for the treatment of venous ulcers has experienced an infusion: one part of chamomile flowers, a part of the fruits of coriander, two parts of st. john's wort, a series of 2 parts, grass sushenitsy 1 piece, grass, toadflax and 1 part, a part of the herb-clover, a piece of licorice root. A tablespoon of this collection, it is necessary to pour in a thermos, and then pour a cup of boiling water and let infuse it for 45 minutes, then strain and take half a cup two to three times per day, after meals, for 1 to 2 months.
  • Where are visible swollen from vienna, five times a day is necessary to moisten with the juice of fresh potatoes, you can also apply these places, soaked in the same juice, headbands. This procedure is desirable to supplement the drinking of an infusion of the juice of fresh potatoes.
  • A great way to varicose veins is a kalanchoe. For this method, you need to qualitatively wash the leaves of this plant, dry heat and finely chop. Put in half a litre up to one-half. After that, it is necessary to pour hot water and put it in the dark, to a warm place, for an infusion the real thing. Periodically shook the bottle.A week later, strain the infusion.This mixture you have to rub the legs from knees to feet. In order to get rid of the blue grid of small veins, this procedure must be repeated each day for four months. In parallel, you can take the inside of the pollen one teaspoon three times per day.
  • Very useful for the night compresses of whey. For its preparation, it is enough to moisten a cloth by an ordinary in the serum, then it is necessary to wrap him, the sensitive spot, and the top cover compress paper. Keep this compress is needed during the entire night. At its expiration, you must thoroughly wash the damaged area with cold water.
  • If you don't have serum, you can make compresses of the leaves of the horse chestnut and flowers of chestnut trees, which must be carefully grind. It should be remembered that this treatment is quite long.
  • The infusion of the flowers of acacia
  • Using the alcohol to the infusion of the flowers of acacia, you can quickly get rid of swollen vein nodes, by wetting their damaged areas.
  • You can fill a half-liter of birch kidneys to fill it completely with water. In a period of ten days to insist in a dark place, sometimes shaking the bottle. Lubricate the stain, you must be sick of the space.
  • You can also use the root of comfrey, by applying it to a large veins and trophic ulcers. But many times more practical and more convenient to use a ointment.The ointment from the root of comfrey can be prepared in the following manner: one part finely chopped roots of comfrey and two pieces of the colors chestnut tree of india, is to mix and pour a little of vodka. Put in a warm place for half an hour.
  • After the time to add to the infusion of three parts of lard, melted. This mixture is placed in the oven for three hours, but in no case do not allow to boil. After, let cool, strain and pour into containers. Stocker this infusion is necessary in the refrigerator. This ointment must be applied on the damaged areas daily before going to sleep. At the top of the ointment to establish soft linen fabric, compress paper and wrap. In parallel with a hot compress, you must take following the dyeing procedure: about a dozen drops of broth, mixing it with water. Take three times a day, 30 minutes before meals

Remember that when you fill in the legs, this difficult to blood circulation and pinches the blood vessels. When the rest, put your feet so that they are at the level of the heart. You can also lift one side of the bed, the feet a little higher than usual.