Home remedies for veins and spider veins are a way to deal with a problem that affects many people, mainly women and after the first pregnancy they can suffer from the appearance of spider veins or varicose veins on their legs .

If you have circulation problems , or you sit too long or simply the hereditary factor causes these spider veins and veins to appear on your legs , the following home remedies can help you deal with these skin problems.

How spider veins form and the problem in the veins

The well-known spider veins are formed when small blood vessels break and give a different appearance to our skin, they usually appear on the legs. Although you can resort to surgery, here we will leave you some simple remedies to make them disappear.

Natural remedies for veins and spider veins

1. Bathe the affected area with cold water

Cold water helps to reduce inflammation of the spider veins and activates the correct blood circulation, ensuring that the veins are not damaged and give that appearance to your legs.

2. Eating fruits

The consumption of fruits is essential to avoid the formation of spider veins, mainly those that contain antioxidants is another very practical remedy, since they help in circulation. Some of them are oranges, lemons, kiwis, and raspberries.

3. Apply apple cider vinegar

in the area with spider veins it collaborates with the toning and relaxation of the muscles, therefore also with the prevention and disappearance of them. We must apply it with a damp cloth for at least 20 minutes and repeat this recipe several times a week.

4. Avocado helps treat spider veins

Mix half an avocado with 10 drops of rosehip oil (we can get it in pharmacies or health food stores), achieve a homogeneous mixture and apply to the spiders accompanied by gentle massages in the shape of a circle for a few minutes. Leave on for 15 more minutes and rinse.

5. Sleeping with your feet elevated

Sleep with your feet elevated to the level of your heart. It can be uncomfortable but in this way we collaborate with blood circulation and prevent the appearance of new spider veins. You can use a pillow to find the most comfortable position to get a complete rest and help treat spider veins.

6. Avoid tight clothing

Wearing tight clothing for long periods of time can cause the appearance of veins and spider veins , since this type of clothing causes blood to stagnate in one place and not circulate properly through our legs.

7. Foods rich in vitamin K

A correct diet and diet is known to help treat many health-related problems, therefore the use of vitamin K present in fish, green vegetables such as lettuce, parsley and tomatoes strengthen the blood vessels preventing them from breaking and new spider veins or varicose veins form.

8. Do at least 20 minutes of walking

Going for walks, we recommend that when you are in the right place you can, in addition to treating spider veins, obtain the benefits of going barefoot.

The walks, walks and movement together with aerobic exercise help prevent the appearance of varicose veins since by stimulating the foot, circulation is activated favoring the correct blood flow, the bicycle also fulfills a similar function.

9. Avoid crossing your legs

Avoid crossing your legs or standing and sitting for a long time, since we will be forcing our legs and impairing circulation, this action causes the veins to exert greater pressure and cause them to expand which can also cause the formation of varicose veins.

10. Limit your salt intake

Reducing the consumption of alcohol and not smoking are important aspects when it comes to preventing spider veins and even the formation of varicose veins, since it affects the legs directly causing poor blood circulation and this is a sure problem of spider veins in the future very close, also avoiding the service of cigarettes will give you many other benefits for your health.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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