ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS
Veins are special valves that play an important role in supplying blood to various parts of the body. They involve 4 types and contribute more to maintain health in a healthy state. The sizes of veins may vary which helps to receive blood from arteries and other parts. Varicose veins are a common one in people who stand for long hours in offices and other places. Health experts say that food habits and changes in lifestyles are mainly responsible for the weak functioning of the nervous system thereby results in severe complications.
The varicose veins cause severe pains and those who suffer from them need immediate medical attention for improving conditions effectively. It is necessary to focus more on the nervous system properly for getting rid of symptoms. Severe conditions of varicose veins may result in skin peeling and skin cancer that require more care. On the other hand, the treatments may vary depending upon the conditions which give ways for leading a healthy lifestyle.
CAUSES OF VARICOSE VEINS
- Prolonged standing
- Chronic constipation
- Abdominal tumors
- Medical disorders
- Blood clots in the veins
- Hormonal changes
- High pressure in leg veins
- Portal hypertension
- Eating foods irregularly
- Deficiency in diet
SYMPTOMS OF VARICOSE VEINS
- Restless leg syndrome
- Discoloration and peeling of skin
- Swollen ankles
- Heaviness in legs
- Itching and burning in the legs
- Aching pains
- Excessive tiredness
- Swelling of foot
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN TREATING VARICOSE VEINS?
Ayurveda is a traditional Indian medical practice which aims at healing health disorders naturally by balancing the pitta, Vata, and Kapha doshas significantly. It believes that varicose veins occur due to vata dosha and offers solutions to symptoms with herbal plants, diet plans, and other procedures.
Furthermore, Ayurveda physicians will suggest a treatment procedure after analyzing the Pitta and Kapha dosha conditions. Another thing is that they focus more on lowering the symptoms with herbal plants allowing a person to minimize risks. It is possible to recover from varicose veins with Ayurveda medical approaches that can help for eliminating side effects.
HERBS USED IN VARICOSE VEIN TREATMENT
In most cases, Ayurveda doctors use certain types of herbal plants for treating varicose veins enabling the patients to experience desired outcomes.
1. Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia)
Manjistha herb contains wonderful medical properties which give ways for balancing the Pitta dosha. Apart from that, it promotes the skin conditions considerably thereby controlling varicose veins.
2. Giloy (Tinospora Cordifolia)
Giloy is a powerful herb that makes feasible ways for purifying the blood efficiently allowing a patient to recover from varicose veins with the best results.
3. Anantmool (Hemidesmus indicus)
Anantmool is the most used herb in Ayurveda treatment because it helps to treat a variety of disorders. In fact, it shows ways for lowering the skin disorders to get relief from varicose veins.
4. Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)
Gotu kola herb is rich in nutrients and vitamins that can help a person to prevent nerve disorders. Moreover, it works well on the body to keep skin in a healthy state for a long time. It is well-known for its medical properties making a person recover from the symptoms of varicose veins.
5. Haridra (Curcuma longa)
Haridra is the most used herb in varicose vein treatment which contributes more to remove all the toxins from blood for eliminating the symptoms. It stimulates the blood flow to arteries and veins to stay away from varicose veins.
6. Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica)
This herbal plant makes the patients get relief from the symptoms associated with varicose veins by improving the conditions.
7. Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna)
Arjuna is one of the best herbs recommended for strengthening heart muscles that can help to increase the blood flow to arteries which protect veins from damage.
DIET AND LIFESTYLE ADVICE
People who suffer from varicose veins should follow a balanced diet plan for controlling unwanted problems in life. It is advisable for them to take foods which are rich in vitamins to undergo major changes.
In addition, they must perform certain exercises for enhancing the conditions of leg muscles. Applying oils and wearing varicose vein socks can help to prevent the symptoms effectively.
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Vaidya Jagjit Singh is a 3rd generation Ayurved physician from his family and is the remarkable person responsible for setting up of the Chandigarh Ayurved and Panchkarma Centre in sector 32 and 22, Chandigarh and Zirakpur and he is also the first founder member of Guru Ravidas Ayurved University. He has done his B.A.M.S. from Shri Dhanwantri Ayurvedic College, Chandigarh. He is an admirable ayurvedic physician with specialization in Chronic ailments.