What are the solutions for varicose veins?
Varicose veins are a serious condition when veins become swollen and enlarged. Many people undergo pain and discomfort which can be relieved with a range of remedies and lifestyle changes. There are several medical treatments to remove the varicose veins, though you may also wish to try natural solutions to relieve their symptoms.
We look at five solutions to treat mild varicose veins.
Those varicose veins popped up on your legs can be much more than unattractive. Research suggests varicose veins might increase the risk of dangerous blood clots by five times. To read more about the research on varicose veins linked to DVT, read here. Known as deep venous thrombosis (DVT), these blood clots can be dangerous if the reach to the lungs or heart.
So, what are they?
Varicose veins are enlarged, swollen veins that develop on the legs, feet, hands, and face. They might appear in blue or purple and are lumpy, twisted in appearance.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that develops in the deep vein, usually legs. Often, DVT develops in a deep leg vein that is present in the muscles of the calf and the thigh.