What are varicose veins
Varices: causes, symptoms, treatment 1 It is
well known that the arteries - the vessels
that carry blood from the heart goes to the
internal organs and skin, and the veins on
the contrary, it returns to the heart.
But sometimes it for various reasons, is
becoming increasingly difficult to do so, it
begins to stagnate in the veins that swell
from it, start to hurt.
This is called varicose veins.
Why is this happening?
Blood veins rises by residual blood
The rate of blood flow at the same time
affects muscle tone - cutting, as if the
muscles squeeze the blood upwards.
Backflow of blood oppose venous valves.
But if in the veins permanently pressurized
(for example, if overly zealous with weight
training or stand for long periods), they
gradually expanded and extended, muscular
walls of the veins gradually atrophy, killed
the nerves responsible for the tone of
Venous valves shrivel, deforming scars and
no longer perform its function.
These processes gradually occupy the entire
venous trunk and its tributaries and move on
to the capillaries.
This leads to the fact that the tissues and organs poorly supplied with oxygen
and nutrients, and appear on the legs
sticking out and writhing "patterns"
cyanotic (and - oh, horror! - Farewell,
Causes of varicose veins
Doctors believe that the main cause of
varicose veins (blood vessels that carry
blood to the heart) - heredity.
That is the risk of varicose veins increases
if he suffered from mother or grandmother.
Inherited by the weakness of the vein wall,
because of what eventually stretched veins
and blood flow is slowed down on them.
The main danger of varicosis in that stasis
of blood in the veins can lead to the
formation of these thrombi.
A thrombophlebitis - this is a serious
disease that can lead to dangerous
But in order to bring to this, you need to be absolutely deaf to his own body.
Who is at risk?
• rightly believe that varicose veins - a
"disease sellers and hairdressers", ie
people who spend a lot of time on their
But this list of professions can continue to include surgeons, waiters,
merchandisers (these are the people who laid
out the goods on the shelves in a
supermarket) and all those who at the end of
the working day can safely say: "There has
never sat down today!".
• Prolonged sitting without movement can
also serve as a trigger for varicose veins,
because the causes stagnation of blood in
And as long sit in one place not only truck drivers, but more or less all the
office workers, you must force yourself to
get up and walk periodically - at least
while talking on a cell phone.
• It is also faced with the risk of varicose veins have in obese women (to be
confirmed, obese women - those who have
serious problems with being overweight, and
not those who just need to lose a few extra
• Pregnant - because of the increased weight of the uterus begins to squeeze
the pelvic veins, causing congestion.
Symptoms of varicose veins
Usually beginning of varicose veins preceded by a series of symptoms that are
difficult to miss:
• feeling of heaviness in the legs, especially at the end of the day;
• burning, periodically occurring along the veins;
• swelling of lower legs, which appear in the late afternoon, and in the
• on the skin surface feet were swollen, bulging, twisting veins (even one
Four strict "no" with varicose veins
• Do not wear high heels.
• DO NOT sit with his legs crossed.
• Do not wear socks with rubber band too tight, too narrow shoes and tight
• Do not lift anything heavier than 5 pounds.
Some women on the legs, chest, or even
appear on the face of spider veins (called
Phlebologists consider them intradermal form
of varicose veins.
In most cases, the problem is purely
aesthetic character, but if a lot of stars
and they are mainly on the legs, then they
stagnate rather large amount of blood and
joins symptoms of chronic venous
insufficiency (feeling of heaviness and pain
in the legs).
In this case, the need to deal with the
problem already for medical reasons.
And recommendations regarding sports will be
the same as those with varicose veins
How to treat
Methods of treatment
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