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Varicose veins

Varicose veins are swollen, twisted, and sometimes painful veins that have filled with an abnormal collection of blood

Causes, incidence, and risk factors


In normal veins, valves in the vein keep blood moving forward toward the heart. With varicose veins, the valves do not function properly, allowing blood to remain in the vein. Pooling of blood in a vein causes it to enlarge.This process usually occurs in the veins of the legs, although it may occur elsewhere. Varicose veins are common, affecting mostly women

Causes include


  • Defective valves from birth (congenitally defective valves)
  • Pregnancy
  • Thrombophlebitis

Standing for a long time and having increased pressure in the abdomen may make you more likely to develop varicose veins, or may make the condition worse. Primary varicose veins occur because of congenitally defective valves, or without a known cause. Secondary varicose veins occur because of another condition, such as when a pregnant woman develops varicose veins.

Symptoms

  • Fullness, heaviness, aching, and sometimes pain in the legs
  • Visible, enlarged veins
  • Mild swelling of ankles
  • Brown discoloration of the skin at the ankles
  • Skin ulcers near the ankle (this is more often seen in severe cases)

Homeopathic approach

We get number of patients suffering from Varicose veins.Getting rid of the tortuous veins take a very long time but we have been able to help patients with pain and discomfort,itching,bleeding disorders almost immediately with our treatment. Homeopathy does have wonderful treatment for V veins and no surgery should be tried before trying homeopathy