The term “varicose” comes from the Latin word varix, which means “node swelling. Varicose veins – venous disease, in which they swell and act boldly under the skin. The disease can affect veins anywhere on the body, but the most susceptible to varicose veins in the legs and feet. On the veins lower body has high blood pressure when standing and walking, so they are more prone to varicose veins. With varicose veins look like a gnarled, swollen dark purple or blue thick rope. They are easy to see the back of the calf or the inside of the legs. In some particularly difficult cases of varicose veins are broken and the formation of the wounds on the skin.
The increase in deep vein under the skin sometimes accompanied by soreness and swelling of the legs. Likely to develop varicose veins in women several times larger than that of men. Birth control pills and hormone replacement therapy increases the vulnerability of women to varicose veins. People who suffer from varicose veins, often feel a throbbing pain and muscle spasms below the knee. These symptoms are aggravated prolonged sitting or standing.
Causes of Varicose Veins
The veins on the legs carry blood back to the heart, so they are under high pressure, which makes them susceptible to varicose veins. This disease indicates a congenital or acquired deficiency valve surface, deep and communicating veins. If the valves do not cope with normal blood flow and transfer of blood to the heart, it stagnates, and by the pressure increase, and twisted veins. Cause of varicose veins – weak venous valves, which prevents the reverse flow of blood from the heart.
Factors contributing to varicose veins
Increased pressure on the veins of genetically weak wall – a long distance on foot or sedentary work, lifting and carrying heavy objects, wearing shoes with high heels, lack of movement of leg muscles are the main contributing factors for the development of varicose veins and varicose symptom complex.
For the prevention and treatment of varicose veins, modern medicine has an extensive arsenal of tools and techniques: drugs, biologically active additives to food, hardware, medical treatment and surgery. Occupy a special place cosmeceutical herbs with a strong preventive and therapeutic effects.
It is such a drug is company Artlife .
Body Cream with restoring.
Highly kosmetsevtichekoe tool – provides prevention and treatment of the primary symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency. A central component of the cream – an extract of the leaves of red grapes. Complex polyphenols red wine enhances the venous wall, increases the tone of the veins and the elasticity of small blood vessels, ensures normal blood flow, removes signs of superficial inflammation, with regular use helps to reduce the severity of the capillary network (asterisks). Anthocyanins, which give red vine leaves, have an antioxidant effect, protecting the wall of blood vessels and capillaries from damage by free radicals, reduce capillary fragility and reduce their permeability.
Horse chestnut extract helps reduce puffiness and removes the feeling of heaviness in the calf muscles, improves blood circulation. To achieve maximum effect in the cream are introduced and other active ingredients: bisabolol, caffeine, lemon balm and menthol.
Bisabolol has an intense anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, soothing activities.
Caffeine improves blood circulation in tissues, stimulates metabolism, tones the skin. Extract of lemon balm soothes irritated and inflamed skin.
Menthol has local anesthetic effect, gently acting on nerve endings.
The company’s specialists Artlife recommend the use of cream at the first sign of heaviness in the legs. Apply on clean skin until completely absorbed in the direction from the ankles up, 2 times a day, at any time.