Vein care

Varicose veins are enlarged, swollen, and twisting veins, often appearing blue or dark purple.

  1. Varicose veins in the legs: how do we eliminate them?

    One of the aesthetic problems that can be found in the most common legs are varicose veins or spider veins, but attack women with a greater proportion than men, which is why apart from being unsightly, they can cause vascular problems, circulation in the person who suffers.

    What are varicose veins?

    Vein disease is inflamed veins that can be seen twisted and bulging in the skin usually found usually in the calf or in the inner area of the leg. They can be of different ...
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  2. What is chronic venous insufficiency?

    Chronic Venous Insufficiency, known by its acronym as IVC, is the inability of the veins to perform the adequate return of blood to the heart, which causes the heart to accumulate in the legs, giving rise to different symptoms and problems.

    Can venous insufficiency be cured?

    The veins and arteries play a fundamental role in the proper functioning of our circulatory system, since they are responsible for transporting blood from the heart to the whole body in two directions: ...
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  3. How to remove varicose veins?

    To diagnose varicose veins, the doctor will perform a physical examination and will also look at the legs while standing to check for swelling.

    You may also need to have an ultrasound scan to see if the vein valves are functioning normally or if there are signs of a blood clot. During this non-invasive test, a technician passes a small hand-held instrument (transducer) the size of a bar of soap on the skin of the area of ​​the body to be examined. The transducer transmits ...
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  4. Benefits of Sclerotherapy for varicose veins

    In sclerotherapy, a special chemical (sclerosing) is injected into a varicose vein to damage and heal the internal lining of the vein. This causes the vein to close.

    During this procedure, the affected leg is elevated to drain the blood, and the sclerosant is injected into the varix. The procedure is carried out in a doctor's office or clinic and lasts between 5 and 30 minutes, depending on how many varicose veins are treated and how large they are.

    After the administration ...
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  5. Venous diseases do not heal, but respond well to treatment

    The leg veins have to work very hard to get it. If they cannot cope with it, the blood stagnates in the legs and various forms of venous disease can develop.

    Venous diseases are very widespread. Many men and women in Germany have even chronic vein diseases in legs. Often the predisposition is genetic, but factors such as standing or sitting at work, obesity and lack of physical exercise also play a role. Tired and heavy legs, the sensation of punctures or the swollen ankles can be ...
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