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VARICOSE VEINS

varicose veinvaricose veins is dilated, elongated, tortous and palpable superficial veins as a result of venous hypertension. it usually affects the saphenous veins of the legs . it develops from the loss of vulvar competence. most common cause of varicose vein is prolonged standing which increases the pressure in the veins of lower body.

CAUSES:

  • when blood passes the valve, it gets closed and resist the back flow of blood and varicose vein happens
  • Varicose vein is more common in women and in lower extremities
  • Having a family history of DVT ( deep vein thrombosis)
  • Long hours of standing
  • Pregnancy
  • Ageing
  • being overweight or obese causes a lot of pressure on legs
  • Oral contraceptives

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF VARICOSE VEINS?

  • Twisted and bulging veins appearing as cords on legs
  • Feeling of heaviness in legs
  • Dark purple or bluish veins
  • change in color of the skin of the affected part
  • Itching around the veins
  • Muscle cramping
  • Nocturnal cramps
  • Ankle edema
  • increased muscle fatigue in lower legs
  • Burning, throbbing and swelling in lower legs
  • Increase in pain after sitting or standing for long hours

DIAGNOSIS:

A PROPER PHYSICAL EXAMINATION is the best way to diagnose the patient of varicose veins

other tests that can be done to confirm diagnosis are:

  • Tourniquet test
  • Cough impiulse test
  • Perthes test
  • Fegan’s test
  • Brodie- trendelenburg test

PREVENTION

By improving blood flow and muscle tone can help you reduce the risk of varicose veins. By applying following methods , varicose veins can be reduced:

  • Avoid sitting for too long or standing for too long
  • Exercise regularly to increase the flow of blood
  • Start eating a high fiber and low salt diet
  • Raising your legs when sitting or lying down
  • Start losing weight if you are overweight as it causes pressure on the legs

WHAT ARE THE COMPLICATIONS OF VARICOSE VEINS?

  • Eczematoid dermatitis and pigmentation
  • Bleeding
  • Formation of painful venous ulcers on skin near varicose veins occur if proper treatment is not followed
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • calcification
  • Blood clots: persistent pain in leg or swelling could be a sign of blood clot.

MANAGEMENT

Varicose veins in most of the cases can be treated at home by following methods:

  • Wearing compression stockings
  • Wearing loose cloths
  • avoid sitting or standing for too long
  • Exercising
  • Alternative methods for varicose veins are:
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Ligation and striping
  • Laser treatment
  • Ambulatory phlebectomy ( small varicose veins will be removed)

 

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR VARICOSE VEINS

Chandigarh Ayurved Centre has its own VARICOSE VEIN CARE KIT for pure and natural treatment of varicose veins. This kit has:

  • TRIKATU SYRUP:

INGREDIENTS: This syrup is made up of equal parts of three herbs such as Pippali (Piper longum), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), & Marich (Piper nigrum) that maintains the metabolism in the body.

BENEFITS:  Trikatu Syrup is purely Ayurvedic formulation made up of three herbs. CAC Trikatu Syrup helps to eliminate excess Kapha or mucous from the body, supports respiratory system, manages weight, helps to take out impurities or ama from the body, supports healthy detoxification, reduces swelling. It shows anti-inflammatory, analgesic, expectorant, antioxidant properties. The regular use of this syrup balances the thyroxine hormone and treats hyperthyroidism naturally. It is an Appetizer and it improves digestion, supports normal gastric function, and normal circulation.

Recommended dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful twice a day.

  • KAPHA BALANCE TABLET

BENEFITS: Kapha tablet is a healthy blend of herbs formulated to balance Kapha doshas without aggravating Pitta and Vata doshas. It can also be used to alleviate any temporary Kapha imbalance. It is very effective in Kapha season that is late winter and spring. It consists of warming and astringent herbs that help to balance the system throughout the cold season. The main use of Kapha tablets is to remove excess Kapha doshas from the system and helps in the management of weight, healthy lungs, and the immune system.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.

  • MAKAR RASAYAN TABLET

INGREDIENTS: It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchla, guduchi satva, shudha shilajeet, abhrak bhasma, ras sindoor, moonga bhasma, shankh bhasma, praval pishti etc.

BENEFITS: Makar Rasayan Tablet is a herbo-mineral tablet and is purely Ayurvedic formulation. CAC MAKAR RASAYAN tablet help in balancing all the three doshas. It helps to rejuvenate body tissues and act as an immuno modulator. It helps in proper blood circulation. It prevents the skin from dryness. Herbs and minerals used for the formulation of these tablets show antioxidant, aphrodiasic, analgesic and immuno modulator properties.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.

  • KAISHORE GUGGUL TABLET

INGREDIENTS: Kaishore guggulu contains pure herbal ingredients such as Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Shuddha Guggulu (Commiphora mukul), Shunthi (Zingiber Officinale), Kalimirch (Piper Nigrum), Pipali (Piper Longum), Vidanga (Embelia Ribes), Nisoth (Operculina Turpethum), Danti Mool (Baliospermum Montanum), Goghrita etc

BENEFITS:  Kaishore Guggul Tablet is a herbo- mineral 650 MG tablet. CAC Kaishore Guggulu tablet helps in balancing Pitta dosha in our body. Kaishore guggulu is an ayurvedic guggul formulation used for raised uric acid, Blood purification, mild to severe attacks of Gouty arthritis, inflammatory diseases, Wounds, Indigestion, Constipation, Loss of appetite, Diabetic carbuncles etc.. These herbs helps in regulating metabolism, cleans out toxins from the body and boosts immunity.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.

  • KANCHNAR GUGGULU TABLET

Kanchnar Guggul is an Ayurvedic and Herbal medicine. It is available in the form of a tablet and it is to be taken orally. They are processed by decreasing the decoction of vegetable substances to a thick density and after pouring some powders for creating a pill mass. CAC Kanchnar guggul is pure herbal medicines which checks and treats any kind of abnormal growth in the body, healing of ulcers, thyroid disorders, hernia, lesions and cancer. All kind of unwanted growth and fluid retentions in the body is treated by CAC Kanchnar Guggul and it reduces all kinds of lumps in the body. The major ingredient in this medicine is guggul, and kanchanar.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.

  • RIGHT SHAPE OIL

RIGHT SHAPE OIL is 100% safe and pure Ayurvedic formulation. It is effective in reducing the fat around the belly and gives a better shape to your tummy in just a few weeks of regular use. This oil is made up of extracts of various natural ingredients like Garlic oil, Black pepper oil, Ginger oil, Giloy, and Karpoor. You can even use this oil to tone your thighs, arms and more areas of fat deposit. It has been created for women and helps them to get thin body, thin legs, thin hands and thin thighs.

Recommended Dosage: apply this oil to the areas of Fat deposit and massage for 15-20 minutes.

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