Home Remedies for Varicose Veins

Home Remedies

Varicose veins are the swollen and twisted veins under the skin region. These are normally occurring under the legs or in some other areas of the body. It often appears in red or bluein color. Here some causes, symptoms and home remedies for varicose veins are given below.

Varicose Veins Causes:

Varicose veins are those veins that have small values help to control the flow of blood inside the veins. In normal healthy veins, blood flow smoothly to and from the heart and these values help to prevent from backward flowing of blood in the veins. But if these values get weaken or damaged, the blood flowed backward which result in swelling and enlargement of veins i.e. varicose.

This condition happened due to numerous reasons like:

  • Pregnancy
  • Over weight
  • Old age and aging factors
  • Putting extra pressure while standing or walking especially in the lower body part
  • Take birth control pills for longer period of time
  • Puberty age
  • After effects of menopause
  • By birth have defective values
  • Hereditary disease
  • History of blood clots in the legs
  • Abnormal working conditions

Varicose Veins Symptoms:

Some of the common symptoms are:

  • Swelling in the veins
  • Redness or bluish in color at the swollen veins
  • Severe pain in the legs
  • Mild swelling in the feet and ankles
  • Itchiness
  • Pain increases when standing or sitting for longer period of time
  • Have dry and irritated skin that can be cracked easily
  • Soreness in the skin
  • Skin get harden in the legs and ankles

Home Remedies for Varicose Veins

Home Remedies for Varicose VeinsFor most of the people this condition is not at all serious but it seriously affects the circulation of the blood and affects the health on the long term basis. They have unpleasant appearance as get bluish or reddish in color. Though there is no proper treatment for varicose veins, but to cure this there are few home remedies for varicose veins given below like:

  • Heating the swollen veins through the treatment of endothermal ablation
  • Sclerotheraphy, is helpful in giving relief to veins by regularizing the flow of blood in the veins
  • Surgery is also suggested to straighten the twisted veins
  • In order to improve the circulation of the blood, compression stockings are also suggested that give relief in pain

Some of the precautionary measures are also very helpful in giving relief and soothing affect including:

  • Avoid standing or sitting for longer period of time and try to take round or rest after 30 minutes in case if you have hectic life routine
  • Try to take steady breaks duringthe working hours so as to give rest to legs
  • Raise the legs on the pillows to support the circulation of the blood plus ease the stiffness and discomfort in the legs
  • Do regular exercise that helps to enhance effective circulation plus maintain the healthy weight of the body
  • Some of anti-inflammatory medicines like ibuprofen are available that give relief. But try to not use on regular basis because it has great risk for intestinal bleeding
  • Similarly pain killers will help to remove itchiness, swelling and minimize the level of pain
  • Topical gel is available that helps to give relief in reducing pain, itchiness, irritation and swelling