Prevention of varicose veins

Varicose veins are found in 60% of the fairer sex. Its danger is in the invisible course of the disease. The initial stage can take years, and girls don't immediately detect it on its feet, and when you see dilated veins without serious measures to address them is not enough.

Prevention of varicose veins will help prevent complications and slow the progression of the disease and destruction of healthy vessels. It is based on an integrated approach, you need to act directionally on all sides, to prevent varicosity to spoil the beautiful look of legs.

Among the factors contributing to recovery from varicose veins secrete:

  • Selection of the optimal mode of the day, it's for the daily observance of sleep and rest, which feet will rest. In the case of sedentary work need to take breaks to walk and frequently change sitting position.
  • To preclude sitting posture "foot for foot".
  • During the day you should change the height of the sole of the shoes, not only stilettos hurt with varicose veins, but a flat sole.Do not wear tight clothes, as it is worsening the movement of blood in the groin area.
  • During the rest of the sea need not only to swim, but if the beach is pebbly to walk on it. To stay choose one climatic zone.
  • To prevent constipation, as they are the cause of increased pressure in the blood vessels in the pelvis.
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These recommendations will help slow down the progression of varicose veins and its prevention lies in proper nutrition, optimal exercise and gymnastics, the use of drugs and folk remedies to relieve symptoms and improve the condition of the veins.


It depends on the General condition of the human body. First, you need to eliminate or at least significantly reduce the use:

  1. Bakery products, sweet and fatty foods. They increase the weight and it gives a significant load on the legs.
  2. Marinades and nourishing meals provoke the expansion of the walls of blood vessels.
  3. Alcohol and coffee are pulling water from cells, which has a detrimental impact on the body.

For the prevention of varicose veins on the legs need to include in your food products rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals:

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  1. A large amount of fiber contained in cereals and the skins of berries, fruits and vegetables. It is important for the whole body, so as to absorb unnecessary substances, and even radionuclides, playing the role of a cleaner bowel.
  2. Copper can be obtained from the kidneys of sheep, seafood and beef liver.
  3. Vitamin E is contained in egg yolk, butter, beans, wheat, liver and green onions.
  4. Vitamin C and R are peppers, cabbage, tomatoes, sea buckthorn, walnuts.

e-these elements contribute to the production of elastin which improves the elasticity of venous walls. Animals oil when the disease is best to replace the plant, the latter will have a positive effect in varicose veins.

Physical culture

Not everyone can boast the title of master of sports, but to prevent the occurrence of varicose veins or ease the life with him is constant enough to allow time for Hiking, running, Cycling, trips to the pool, and perform simple exercises at home.

Only exercise you need to give the body every day, make a point to move more, less stand and sit.

Some gymnastic exercises can easily be performed at home.

Exercises lying down

In position on the abdomen, you can resort to the following exercises:

  • To rest his forehead to the floor, and hands placed along the body, then you need to alternately raise each foot and how to keep it.
  • Legs bent at the knees and bring the heels to the buttocks.

Lying on your back, you need to perform such movements:

  • Alternately rotate legs as if riding, this exercise is called "Bicycle".
  • The supine position, legs slightly lift and start to mix them. This exercise is called scissors.

The sideways position. You should start from the right, lifting the left foot first straight and then bent at the knee. Also be done with the right leg, not lying the left side.

If you select other exercises in the lying position and standing you have to consider that static stress of the feet are excluded.

Exercises while sitting

These exercises will be useful for those who spend all day at work sitting at the table for their implementation will be sufficient once or twice per day to allocate for 20 minutes.

Most effective for prevention of varicose veins in the legs are considered:

  • To raise and lower the legs to the toes;
  • Put your feet in socks, sending them to each other, and then breed socks and to connect the heel;
  • To alternately move the foot from heel to toe;
  • Lift the legs bending them at the knees, and swinging them from side to side;
  • To rest feet heels into the floor and put pressure on them.

All of these physical activities will help to cope with severe varicosity will warn of his appearance to him at any premises.


Medications prescribed by the doctor for each individual, based on the clinical picture of the disease. Their action should be directed to the following points:

  • Effective relief from the symptoms of varicose veins by thinning the blood, reducing swelling in the legs and their severity;
  • Increased tone of the venous walls;
  • Reduction of possible complications of the disease.

Together with the medicine can be used external funds to enhance their effect and faster to cope with the illness.


In the initial stage of developing varicose veins prevention doctors recommend that you wear special stockings or socks. Wearing them will not cure the disease, but will prevent the swelling of the veins, and those that already are will become more elastic and eventually decrease. They are made of special fibers and improve blood flow to the heart.

This therapeutic compression hosiery can be purchased in online pharmacies or in orthopedic salons. They are selected by size, for this you need to spend a couple of sizes indicated on the packaging . Products very tight fit, but do not prevent the outflow of blood, but rather improve it due to the distribution of compression in the groin by 20% and at the ankles – 100% in the lap – 75%, hips 50%.

Their appearance should not worry, they resemble dense stockings are black and beige. They can be worn instead of conventional socks.

Put on a compression garment lying, first you need to gently get the tip of the heel, so as not to damage the threads woven on the product in the field of bone.

Tights and stockings are three classes of compression. First class is recommended for prevention, while the second and third required during the treatment of the disease.

Such a knit can be replaced with an elastic bandage before you use it you will need to lie down with feet elevated in a quarter of an hour.

Lift the leg at a right angle is necessary for the prevention of varicose veins every day, performing the exercise twice a day for six minutes.

The above methods tell you how to avoid varicose veins on the legs time performing prevention of the disease. In the presence of the disease you need to find yourself an experienced phlebologist who would have observed the condition of the veins and the course of the disease.