women varicose veins is purely a cosmetic problem, but for many it
accompanied by painful sensations and causes discomfort.
Is there another
solution to this problem, except for surgical? What are the advantages and disadvantages
sclerotherapy in treating varicose veins? We offer you
the attention of the answers to these and other questions of concern to you.
The term "varicose" comes from
the Latin word varixWhich means "node swelling." Varicose veins - venous disease in
they swell and protrude prominently under the skin. Varicose veins can
affect veins anywhere on the body, but most often exposed varices
the veins in the legs and feet. On the lower part of the trunk vein accounts increased
pressure when standing or walking, so they are more prone to varicose veins.
When varicose veins look like swollen knotted dark purple or blue
thick rope. They are easy to spot from the back of the calves or on the inside
of the legs. In some severe cases of varicose veins rupture occurs and
Education wounds on the skin.
Increasing the veins deep under the skin
sometimes accompanied by soreness and swelling of the legs. Probability
of varicosis in women several times more than in men.
Birth control pills and hormone replacement therapy increases
exposure of women of varicose veins People who suffer from varicose veins, often
feel the throbbing pain and muscle spasms below the knee. these symptoms
exacerbates prolonged sitting or standing.
Causes of Varicose Veins
According to the veins on
leg blood flows back to the heart, so they are under the influence
high pressure, which makes them vulnerable to varicose veins. This disease
It indicates a congenital or acquired deficiency of surface valves,
deep and communicating veins. If the valves are not
cope with the normal blood supply and blood transfer to the heart, she
stagnates, and under the influence of increased venous pressure and twisted.
The cause of varicose veins - the weakness of the venous valves that prevent
reverse the outflow of blood from the heart.
the disease can also cause varicose veins. Varicose veins are particularly
exacerbated during menstruation and pregnancy. Some people are prone to
the risk of the appearance of varicose veins more than others, which may be caused as a
genetic predisposition and hormonal changes. at
pregnancy or obesity, an additional load on the legs, so that
It can lead to varicose veins. Varicose veins are sometimes confused with
spider veins - small irregular veins, which can
even appear on the face.
- To strengthen veins and improve
circulation to help regular exercise.
- In order to avoid further
the load on feet, watch your weight.
- Supporting tights and stockings
to some extent help to prevent varices.
- Varicose disease can
a long distance call, because in this case breaks down normal
bloodstream. Try to move the weight, if you have to stand for long. Long
sitting also will not go in your favor: try to get up from time to time and
move around the room or walk every half hour.
- To avoid constipation,
include in the diet foods rich in fiber. Frequent constipation also increase
the likelihood of varicose veins. Try to limit your salt intake,
to avoid swelling.
Sclerosing therapy (sclerotherapy)
Sclerotherapy - effective method
non-surgical treatment of varicose veins, which allows you to "lock"
diseased vein, after which blood normally passes through healthy veins. Procedure
sclerotherapy takes about 20 minutes. Chemical drug under
called sclerosis injected into the diseased vein to destroy the lining of the vein that
it leads to blockage. Injection sklerozita may cause a temporary burning sensation
and barely noticeable spasms in the field of injection. Varicose leg slightly
lifted to allow blood flow, and then to the feet of pressured
which prevents the flow of blood to the veins when standing up. After
sclerotherapy to foot wear special elastic bandage or compression
stocking to be worn for several days without taking off. Most modern
Sclerotherapy techniques provide an effective treatment of large varicose veins,
that have yielded only surgical treatment.
However, before deciding on
or that the treatment of varicose veins, discuss all details with your doctor.
Pregnant women or nursing mothers should avoid sclerosants. If in the past you treat inflammation or suffer from poor blood clotting,
think twice before you decide on the surgical removal of the affected
varicose veins. Sclerotherapy may result in discoloration or darkening of the affected
section, which will last about a year. Some patients after sclerotherapy
scars remain. Recently, this technique has been the treatment of varicose veins
improved and now it uses a foam-like preparations that
It provides the best results.
Elimination of varicose veins
Laser surgery is used
for the treatment of varicose veins in the legs. In this case, directed at the strong vein
the light pulse, which is under the influence of Vienna is gradually disappearing. Surgical treatment of varicose veins of this type do not
It requires incisions. After laser surgery of the skin remains small
redness or swelling, but after a few days they disappear without a trace.
The number of sessions depends on the complexity of the disease and neglect. for the treatment of
Varicose veins yellow lasers are used, the green light and the other
intense pulse light systems.