This problem requires prompt treatment.
Varicose veins — not just a violation of aesthetics of the legs, is a serious disease that entails a lot of consequences, ranging from discomfort, fatigue, itching and burning, and ending with life threatening thrombosis, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the news of Yu.
The first signs of varicose veins — a serious signal for immediate treatment to the doctor for a full diagnosis of the problem and purpose of treatment.
What is varicose veins
Statistics is relentless: one in three women and one in ten men in the world suffer from this disease. Affects the fact that most often at risk able-bodied persons, not having, as it seems, significant health problems.
At the same time, this is a common disease significantly reduces the quality of life: the first signs of varicose veins on the legs appear visually, and aching pain, itching or burning, and overly fatigue with a long stay in a stationary position, the patient is already experiencing.
The reason for such feelings is a violation of the outflow of blood from the feet that occurs due to weakness of vessel walls, reduce their tone. Poorly functioning venous valves exacerbate the problem, leading to stagnation blood in some areas.
After some time, these swollen region blood vessels become visible even on the surface of the tibia, and at this stage, alas, the processes are already irreversible. Even the most serious treatment of the veins will not return the original tone and elasticity.
Therapy, like surgery, is aimed at minimizing the effects and preventing further disease development. This fact again emphasizes the importance of timely treatment to the doctor, the reason for which should be the signs of varicose veins of any bodies.
Causes of varicose veins legs
Varicose veins refers to the disease, the appearance of which, you can blame heredity. But the doctors insist that most often the onus is on the patient: a tendency to varicose veins aggravated by lifestyle and professional activities.
Regularly needs to check the symptoms of varicose veins of the lower extremities: workers in occupations involving constant standing up or regular weight lifting; often located in a stationary standing or sitting posture; people suffering from excessive weight; pregnant women. These categories are included in the risk group, we recommend passing diagnosis and consultation with a phlebologist at least once a year, even if the symptoms does not appear.
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Pregnant women should visit a specialist for 9 months twice, as during this period there are considerable changes within the body, the reaction to which should be monitored in dynamics.