Venous insufficiency: causes, symptoms, treatment

Venous insufficiency is a common disease, developing a result of the destruction of the vein valves and associated with impaired blood flow.

The movement of blood through the veins may be in the opposite direction, respectively, the pressure indicator is considerably increased. Plasma filters through the walls of veins in the adjacent soft tissue causing seal and swelling.

Venous insufficiency: the causes of disease

Causes of venous insufficiency may be particularly active and passive lifestyle, lack of physical activity, genetic predisposition and innate characteristics related to the cardiovascular system.

In addition, provoke venous insufficiency can:

  • the injuries of the lower extremities;
  • some hormonal preparations;
  • excess weight;
  • age-related changes.

Suspected venous insufficiency of the lower extremities should immediately consult your doctor. Otherwise, the disease progresses.

Symptoms of venous insufficiency of lower limbs

In the early stages of the disease is observed legs swelling, aching pain in the night, convulsions.

In case of chronic venous insufficiency to the earlier reported symptoms are added:

  • darkening of the skin of the feet (pigmentation);
  • loss of elasticity;
  • skin diseases (dermatitis);
  • serious skin defects (ulcers).

Treatment of venous insufficiency of lower limbs

Treatment of the disease carried out by different methods:

  • compression (imposition of special knitted fabric);
  • склеротерапевтичным (introduction of non-drugs that fired her inner wall and promote adhesion);
  • surgery (operation).

It is recommended to undergo a course of treatment in the sanatorium - mud, massage, sun and mineral baths.

Recovery in the conditions of sanatorium shown also people suffering from venous insufficiency of the brain.

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