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What is a good home remedy for varicose veins?

What is a good home remedy for varicose veins?

Horse Chestnut, Hose: Compression hose / compression stockings, leg elevation, exercise, & weight loss can often help with symptoms of pain & swelling & also slow down the progression of the disease. Horse chestnut extract & diosmin can often help with symptoms as well. But these therapies will not resolve the problem, since the problem is anatomic valve failure inside the veins. Seek a vascular surgeon for opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Varicose Veins (Definition)

Varicose veins are dilated, elongated, winding, tortuous veins that are usually found in the legs but can affect different parts of the body. Normal veins usually have valves that prevent the backflow of blood and help resist gravity while blood moves back to te heart. Varicose veins have dysfunctional valves so blood moves forward and back which causes the enlarged vessels. These varicose veins can be painful. Often the pain worsens after standing for a ...Read more


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What are simple home remedies for varicose veins?

What are simple home remedies for varicose veins?

Vein home remedies: Exercise, leg elevation and compression stockings may help some of the symptoms but will not get them to go away completely. It's probably best to meet with a surgeon that is a vein specialist to discuss all of the medical and surgical options that are available today like RFA, EVLA, MOCA and foam sclerotherapy, or even just compression stockings to aid in management of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is really any effective remedy to cure varicose veins?

Please let me know if there is really any effective remedy to cure varicose veins?

Depends of Anatomy: Whether there will be an effective method to "cure" your varicose veins will depend upon your underlying anatomy, which is genetically determined. The most common "curative" procedure is available for people with "saphenous vein reflux". This is typically treated with endovenous ablation therapy with great long-term results. Other patients do not have this pattern & may have higher recurrence. ...Read more

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What is a home treatment for vericose veins?

What is a home treatment for vericose veins?

None: Vv are inherited, made worst with age, prolonged standing/sitting, pregnancy, and obesity. Using compression hose, elevating the legs, exercise may help one cope with the symptoms of pain, swelling, restless legs, cramping, but these maneuvers do not cure the vv. Seek help of phlebologist by checking www.Phlebology.Org and find one in your zip code. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are simple remedies for varicose veins?

I was wondering what are simple remedies for varicose veins?

See a specialist: While compression stockings may alleviate symptoms, they are not a remedy. See a vein specialist or phlebologist for treatment. Miamibeachvein.Com or phlebology.Org to learn more. ...Read more

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Are there any homeopathic remedies for varicose veins?

Are there any homeopathic remedies for varicose veins?

For symptoms: There are better meds in europe, like daflon 500, not approved in usa, that help symptoms like pain and swelling but don't eliminate vein disease. In us, there are some things that help... Graduated medical compression stockings, exercise, citrus plus bioflavonoid caps, horse chestnut seed extract, rutin, french maritime pine bark pycnogenol caps, reservatrol, but see your doctor first to ask! ...Read more

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What remedy works best for varicose vein?

What remedy works best for varicose vein?

Ultrasound first: It depends on size, as dr. Vorhies said, but it also depends on location, how straight the vein is and how close to the surface of the skin it is. Before any treatment can be recommended to you, though, you should see a vein specialist/phlebologist who can do a venouos ultrasound, see exactly what the problem is, and recommend the best treatment options for you. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor varicose veins:?

What are good home remediesfor varicose veins:?

Bioflavonoids &herbs: I don't know of any medicines that will reverse varicose veins but a variety of bioflavonoids & herbs can strengthen veins & prevent them from worsening. Avoiding prolonged sitting & standing helps & any yoga where your raise your legs will help. See http://altmedicine.About.Com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/varicose_veins.Htm and http://www.Thorne.Com/altmedrev/.Fulltext/9/3/308.Pdf & my comment:. ...Read more

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I have varicose veins, at home is it better to apply a cold or hot compress to the vains?

Which is comfortable: Apply that , most feel better with warm compress , most impotent be active , wear elastic stockings , elevate the legs while resting , doppler studies to rule out DVT , then is a different treatment. ...Read more

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Do you have any remedies to fade away those bulging varicose veins?

Do you have any remedies to fade away those bulging varicose veins?

Absolutely: Varicose veins are generally due to underlying venous insufficiency or reflux, which can be readily identified by a vein specialist by duplex ultrasound evaluation in the office. If present, the treatment is closure or ablation, done by laser or rf energy. It is minimally invasive, done in the office under local anesthesia, with minimal downtime, discomfort or scarring. Seek a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more