When you have varicose veins there are many now displayed, especially if efforts are made to be involving prolonged standing or sitting. In general, varicose veins make your legs look even tons after a day of work, but also feel tingling, especially when it has been too long in one position.
In addition to these annoyances, venous insufficiency is always accompanied by edema (fluid retention), which increases the feeling of heaviness, it can also experience cramping and burning feet.
Parallel to this, the veins not only generate discomfort and pain but that in turn affect the aesthetics of the legs making them look really bad.
Easing the discomforts of varicose veins and leg heaviness
The basic recommendations are not spend much time standing or sitting, and that these postures increase blood pressure and causes pain in the legs, in case it is inevitable, should wear compression stockings and comfortable shoes always.
You have to keep the kilos in weight because of more difficult to correct circulation and increases the discomfort.
It is advisable to do a physical activity, preferably the water swimming and compresses the legs and helps circulation. There are good high-impact activities (jumping, running) because they adversely affect the legs.
No need to wear clothes too tight or constricting, especially in the waist should not cross the legs and walk as much as possible.
Alcohol and snuff have to be restricted, as they need to moderate consumption of salt and foods high in sodium.
Take 30 minutes a day to raise your legs 15 cm above the heart’s position, your heels against a wall or placed on cushions calves and relax, it helps in good circulation.
Become baths with warm water, never hot, adding soothing scents.
Drink plenty of fluids and try to have a diet low in fat, high in fiber and low in sodium.