Are your legs heavy or tired?



Did you know that more than 30% of women and about 10% of men will consult their doctors for venous problems?

Venous diseases are widespread in North America

The severity of these diseases varies depending on the type of vein affected and the extent of the damage. It can range from small superficial varicosities to deep thrombosis. Leg pain is usually the first sign of venous insufficiency, but you should know that pain is not always present. The appearance of varicose veins under the skin is another sign of the disease.


Truncal varices


Once the important veins are reached, there is a blood reflux inside them. One of the best-known veins is the saphenous vein, which is therefore mandatory to monitor, in order to anticipate the arrival of venous insufficiency. In addition to the aesthetic impacts of blood reflux, additional symptoms include muscle pain, inflammation, or itching associated with eczema that very often affects the person.

How to treat venous insufficiency?


Compression therapy is an effective treatment for venous insufficiency. It’s easy to follow because all you have to do is to wear a tight compression stocking every day. Stockings have evolved a lot and are now available in a wide variety of knits, patterns and colors.

What are the causes of venous insufficiency?


Poor blood circulation

Dysfunction of venous valves

Venous stasis

Dilatation of vein walls

Heredity

Obesity

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