Varicose veins are in the form of large twisted, swollen in dark purple or blue appearance. These appear when the blood in veins flow in wrong direction due to damaged valves. According to medical news there are more than 23% chances.
Causes of Varicose veins:
These issues occur when veins are not properly functioning. Valves in veins stop the backward flow of blood and provide only one way passage. When any issue occur with valves, the blood collection in veins occur instead of flowing towards heart. Normally these issues come in leg veins where gravity offer hindrance of blood flow towards heart. These veins issues may occur due to over age, obesity, pregnancy, menopause and standing for a long time.
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Misshape veins in legs are the main symptoms of varicose veins. Swelling, heaviness, achiness, pain and enlargement of veins are the symptoms of this issue. Sometimes discoloration and swelling occur but sometimes in severe cases bleeding may occur.
What are the preventions to avoid these vein issues?
To prevent these issues, you need to make changings in your lifestyle.
- Exercise to improve your blood circulation in veins
- Avoid standing for long time spans
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle by losing weight
- Use some compression stockings
If a person is no conscious of signs on body and is not feeling any discomfort, then there is no need for this treatment. But if you are feeling uncomfortable, discoloration, pressure and some pain due to the blockage of blood in veins, then you need to get the treatment immediately. You need to consult with your doctor and have to adopt precautions. Some people want to get treatment to get rid of ugly lines on skin.
Wearing of some special clothes which compress your leg skis will decrease your swelling and make the blood flow towards your heart steadily. Compression levels may vary with respect to clothes you wear. These compression stocking clothes are easily available on you near medical stores.
Surgical treatment is required when the varicose veins are of larger sizes. In this case, these will be removed from legs with surgery. In some case patient go home within 24 hours but in some cases it takes long time hospitalization.
Laser treatment is also an option to get rid of these lines. Strong burst of light radiations applied to fade these lines which gradually disappear.
Some other Methods of Treatments:
In Sclerotherapy, A liquid injection is used to make sure the steady flow of blood in veins.
In microsclerotherapy, same is the process of using liquid injection as in sclerotherapy but this process is used for smaller veins only.
In endovenous ablation therapy, Radio frequency waves and heat waves are used to obstruct.
In endoscopic vein surgery, a small light inserted to veins to remove the stoppage of blood.