Varicose veins, the dilated and enlarged veins that appear mostly in the legs and feet, can be quite painful for some people, and can even interfere with day-to-day life. This condition often affects women during menopause and pregnancy. “Symptoms usually include burning, itching, a change in the color of the surrounding skin Varicose veinsAnd the pain which gets aggravated with prolonged sitting and standing,” Dr Rekha Radhamani, an Ayurveda specialist, shared on Instagram.
According to Nanda Rajneesh, General and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Apollo Spectra Hospital, Bangalore, varicose veins get worse if left untreated over time. “So the women age of menopause They should take care of their vein health and consult a doctor at the earliest sign of varicose,” Dr Nanda earlier told indianexpress.com.
But turns out, you don’t need to rely on over-the-counter medications to manage the condition, as you have some super Ayurvedic remedies coming to your rescue — straight from an expert. So see what Dr Rekha shared:
* Do not stand or sit for a long time. Take a break standing and walk Can be helpful on your toes.
* Raise the legs while sitting. You can elevate the back of your bed or cot with wooden blocks/bricks while you sleep. It supports the valves of the veins to push the blood back towards the heart without any difficulty.
*Use anti-inflammatory oils massage Using the foot and leg upward strokes, towards the heart. Apply moderate pressure.
* Do yoga asanas, especially inverted asanas like Sirsasan, Merudandasana, Padottanasana:Sarvangasana, Naukasana etc. are beneficial.
* Get moderate exercise daily. Excessive stress can make the condition worse.
“If the above tips don’t help, you may need a verbal Ayurvedic Medications, dietary modifications, and some routines. Unless surgery is the only option, don’t wait until it becomes sore and bleeding,” said Dr Rekha.
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