We can improve the health of our legs , prevent or delay the varicose veins and capillaries by following a few life rules
The physical exercise is very important. It takes 20 minutes three times a week to strenghten the muscles of the calf(second heart) and improve venous circulation in the legs
A proper diet can improve the health of your legs, keep your weight within 10% of the recommended one and follow a diet with high fibers and low in salt. The salt causes water retention, constipation and pressure increase
Some basic rules
-Do not wear tight clothing as hinder the venous blood in his returning
-Do not cross the legs , this position restricts the of venous blood flow
-Do not stay Do not stay sitting or standing for a long . Flex your feet every now while you can sit and walk 10 minutes every hour to ensure a proper venous return
The hormonal influence on the development of varicose veins is clearly documented. During the pregnancy, the 60-70% of women will have varicose veins or capillaries. Although most of these veins disappear within 6 weeks after childbirth , In pregnancy they should wear compression stockings to help the blood flow.
Also the birth control pills and the hormone replacement therapy , can lead up to the varicose veins in predisposed women . Talk about it to your gynecologist to reach the hormonal balance
The graduated compression stocking is a key step in the prevention and treatment of varicose disease. They are special socks that have a decreasing pressure from the ankle up to the hips. The tights exert pressure on the veins and help the work of the calf muscles. The graduated compression stockings were once unaesthetic ,today are comfortable and aesthetically acceptable with a wide variety of colors and pressure. Degrees.