Varicose veins - a chronic, progressive disease characterized by veins and valves failure, resulting in blood flow is disturbed, and it stagnates in the lower extremities.It is manifested spider veins and protruding deformed veins.In addition, there are signs of varicose veins, as swelling, cramps, heaviness in the lower limbs.
When varicose veins occur irreversible changes in the blood vessels.The disease is incurable, but it can be suspended, thus preventing the emergence of dangerous complications if you start to operate at the very first appearance of symptoms such as swelling of the feet in hot weather, and after a long sitting, purple mesh, leg fatigue.
At an early stage the conservative treatment, which includes tablets from varicose veins, toning gels, compression hosiery, physiotherapy exercises, a balanced diet.
Who is at risk?
Older people are at risk
Varicose veins - a very common disease that affects not only older people, but young people.Risk factors include:
- being female;
- sedentary lifestyle;
- age over 45 years;
- the presence of excess weight;
- work, during which it is necessary to sit or stand for a long time;
- high physical exertion in sport.
Why should we treat varicose disease?
The treatment of varicose veins has been phlebologist doctor who makes the diagnosis based on the examination and duplex scanning of the lower limbs. should know that varicose veins is here to stay, but without treatment it will progress rapidly and lead to dangerous consequences, such as thrombophlebitis, venous thrombosis, dermatitis in the legs, sores, varicose vein rupture.
At the beginning of the disease used drugs for varicose veins in the form of pills and local media, as well as compression tights or stockings.
What pills help?
Phlebodia 600 is often recommended for varicose veins When varicose
prescribed two types of tablets - a venotoniki, strengthens the vascular wall, and means for thinning the blood and preventing blood clots.The most popular and effective venotoniki - "Detraleks" and "Phlebodia 600".
- Detraleks strengthens vein walls, making them more elastic, reduces stagnation, relieves swelling.When varicose disease appoint two tablets a day (one day and one night).
- Phlebodia 600 has a similar effect, ie tones vein walls, venous lumen narrows, blood flow accelerates.Tablets from varicose veins "Phlebodia", according to the instructions, taken once a day in the morning before eating.
- Thrombotic ACC - aspirin tablet series, blood thinning.Apply with varicose veins for the prevention of thrombosis.
- Tablets Curantil promote the outflow of venous blood, improve microcirculation.
Ointments and gels
Along with tablets and recommend the use of local funds - ointments and gels that relieve fatigue, edema, normalize blood flow and prevent blood clots.
Gel Lioton - contains heparin, which eliminates inflammation, thins the blood, improves the local blood circulation, promotes regeneration of connective tissue, prevents the formation of blood clots.Apply gel, massaging gently, up to 3 times a day.
Gel Venolayf except heparin contains troxerutin, which reduces capillary fragility, struggling with blood stasis and relieves swelling, and pro-vitamin B 5, which stimulates metabolism and promotes rapid absorption of heparin.2-3 should be applied thinly.
Compression stockings or tights are indicated for varicose veins at different stages.They do not cure the disease, but squeezing varicose veins, help to normalize blood flow, relieve the load from the vein walls.Achieving the desired effect is possible only if properly choose the size and grade of compression that can only be done by the doctor.
Important! Do not self-medicate.Only an experienced phlebologist or vascular surgeon can answer, what pills to take with varicose veins in each case, and to determine the dosage and duration of treatment.