With varicose veins encountered one in three women and one in five men in the world, the main reason – a genetic predisposition. And overweight, sedentary lifestyle, heavy physical work, work “on their feet”, pregnancy provoke its development.
What are the symptoms occur with varicose veins?
Typical symptoms of varicose veins – veins and protruding nodes, spider veins. Most often varicose veins visible to the naked eye. It also happens that there is no protruding veins, and in the evening a person feels pain in his legs and a feeling of heaviness in the calves, there may be swelling, itching and night cramps in the muscles. All this is also the symptoms of varicose veins, in which may be affected by deep subcutaneous veins, which apparently did not occur.
It is worth noting that the spider veins – not a cosmetic problem, but as a rule – the most striking manifestations of varicose veins, which may indicate problems with the deep veins.
The main thing – do not give the opportunity to progress varices: time to see a doctor – phlebologist and undergo ultrasound diagnostics.
The mere existence of varicose veins have an indication for treatment, even if they do not hurt. The longer you “grow” their veins, the greater the amount of treatment required, in addition, the presence of varicose veins there is a risk of thrombosis. Much easier and safer to solve the problem at an early stage, without leading up to surgery.
How to treat varicose veins?
There are various treatments for varicose veins, each of them has its own indications and contraindications for use, depending on the stage of disease and presence of complications. Decisive role in the appointment of play prenatal testing.
At the initial stage of the disease on the veins is not very large diameter used foam sclerotherapy. On larger veins can be carried out treatment with laser photocoagulation and radiofrequency ablation. But even without the operation can not quite manage. If you have varicose veins cause complications (trophic disorders, thrombosis), surgical treatment is indispensable.
What should I look for when choosing a clinic?
Pay attention to the range of medical services offered by the clinic. If there is only used sclerotherapy or laser only, it should be alerted. Varicose veins have a wide variety of clinical forms and manifestations, and there are no universal methods that help all equally effective. Due to inadequate choice of treatment or technical errors can occur during surgery recurrence (return) of the disease. Therefore, preference should be given to specialized clinics, where the practice of all the progressive methods of treatment, carried out a detailed diagnosis and have modern equipment. Especially important are the experience and qualifications of physicians.