What to do with swelling of the feet?
What if swelling of legs recommend a specialist, since swelling causes can be very different, from fatigue to serious illness.
Swelling in the legs often occur against the background of venous diseases, which are difficult to treat.
To prevent the development of venous disease, should lead an active lifestyle, eat right, watch your weight (obesity excessive load on the feet can cause severe and sometimes irreversible consequences).
In some cases, your doctor may recommend to improve the wear antivarikoznye underwear.
Good means for improving edema in the legs are various ointments, gels (trombless, liaton etc.) Which will also help prevent the development of thrombosis.
The high efficiency is a comprehensive treatment that includes the minimally invasive surgery, topical formulations (gel, ointment) and antivarikoznye wearing underwear.
To improve circulation in the legs is recommended to use drugs with sodium heparin (trombless), which will also help to remove the hematoma, blood clots, bruising, restore venous patency.
What to do with strong swelling of the legs?
What to do with swelling, especially with strong ones, if there is no opportunity to immediately consult a specialist:
- cool baths. With a strong puffiness, it is recommended to make a foot bath with cool water, in order to increase the efficiency of the procedure, sea salt or conifer oil can be dissolved in water. After the bath you need to rub your legs well, do a massage (top to bottom). It is worth noting that hot water is contraindicated in edema, so stagnant processes in the veins are possible.
- gymnastics. If you are addicted to swelling, you should regularly do some simple exercises (you can do them even in the workplace): slow bending of toes, jumping on socks, circular rotation of feet in different directions.
Removing a strong puffiness on the legs will help the traditional medicine.
The mask of honey and olive oil (approximately in equal proportions) has a good efficiency. The mixture should be applied to clean feet, leave for 15-20 minutes and rinse with cool water. The mask removes fatigue, smooths and softens the skin.
With severe swelling, you can buy special local preparations (ointments, creams, gels), which include horse chestnut, medical leech extract or heparin. Such drugs will help to remove puffiness, fatigue, strengthen the vessels to prevent thrombosis.