Measures for the prevention of deep vein thrombosis
Prevention of deep vein thrombosis in the firstall aimed at addressing the risk factors for cardiovascular disease. This is primarily the fight against smoking, weight loss, treatment of diabetes, lowering cholesterol levels in the blood, the elimination of physical inactivity and sedentary lifestyles. Causes of venous disease may be an infection, bleeding disorders, most often - a congenital changes in the walls of veins and their valves.
Prevention of these risk factors is included in theprevention of vascular diseases. In addition, we recommend changing your diet, namely the restriction of cholesterol-containing foods, the use of vegetable oils and fish salmon.
Prevention of deep vein thrombosis isin compliance with walk mode, preventing infections. When the consequences of already developed deep vein thrombosis legs is recommended to wear special elastic knitwear. It helps prevent the development of secondary varicose veins, and in addition, it helps with the development of lymphedema.
Practical advice on the prevention of deep vein thrombosis
It is necessary to prevent blood stasis, and this should change posture during prolonged sitting or standing. Generally it costs more to move.
In deep vein thrombosis should be avoided:
- a sharp rise in ambient temperature, heating to cause expansion of veins
- receiving hot tubs, sauna, Turkish baths
- prolonged sun exposure
- the use of hot wax as the epilator
Some importance in the prevention of thrombosisdeep vein given to the fight against difficulties of the venous circulation. To this should be completely excluded wearing too tight jeans, tight girdles and corsets, stockings and socks with tight elastic bands, as well as wearing shoes, tightly fitting calf (calf)
Provoking factors for deep vein thrombosis are overweight, weight lifting, excessive intake of high doses of hormones (of course, contraceptives, etc.).
Stimulation of the venous drainage significantly reducesthe risk of thrombosis. To improve venous outflow is necessary to keep your feet in the raised position during sleep and rest regularly take douche.
To ensure the balance is to give preference to heel height of not more than 3-4 cm. Using a soft orthopedic insoles significantly reduces the load on the arch of the foot.
Exercising at least 2-3 minutesper day is a good preventive measure in the fight against deep vein thrombosis. This is especially true of people whose work is not connected with active movements, and they are forced to inactive time. If a person is forced to sit for a long time, the performance of several simple exercise (walking at a fast pace, changing the position of the feet) will save him from the stagnation of blood
Sport in the prevention of deep vein thrombosis isimportant. Classes are certain sports (walking, swimming, cycling, dancing, golf) help maintain the tone of the veins. It is not recommended to attend classes in the sports that are associated with the load on the arch of the foot - tennis, squash, jumping, aerobics, weightlifting.
Currently, as a preventativedisease applied medications. These include drugs that reduce the possibility of blood clots. This is most often drugs or aspirin are groups on ¼ tablet per day.