Varicose veins – as many of us have heard of this disease and how little we know. What is this disease? Who and why does it happen? How is it manifested and what to do for the early diagnosis and treatment? The unwillingness to believe that the disease can touch us, and often we do not notice its early signs, and varicose veins are no exception. And then, after months, probably years, we turn to the doctor already in the execution phase of the disease.
So, what is varicose veins? What he signs? And the reasons for which a person experience the symptoms? More in our article.
Varicose veins is the disease, pathological of the veins, which leads to their deformation. According to the statistics, the symptoms of varicose veins occur more than 60% of the male population, and almost 90% of the female population. What is most unfortunate is that varicose veins disease can be diagnosed as a first grader, and among people of a certain age. That is, this means that the risk of disease varicose veins very large category of people. Therefore, it is extremely important to have information about the disease, to warn his development.
Varicose veins: symptoms
Many begin to wonder what are the feelings in varicose veins man feels? It is difficult with something to confuse the symptoms of the disease, or vice versa, it is difficult not to recognize? We seek to understand.
The pain syndrome
The first sign of varicose veins is the pain.
In varicose veins the predictions of the pain can be confused with neurological disorders. But there is a way that allows you to easily control this. You must lie down, lift her legs up to 40 degrees, and if the pain after 10 minutes if they go, then the reason for this, and varicose veins. Usually the pain is localized in the area of the ankle, leg and below the knee.
What a pain in the varicose veins discomfort legs? The pain vascular disease can be described as a sudden, pain and throbbing. Occur severe pain in varicose veins can during the walk and at rest. Therefore, the pain he still has, and that feature – occur in a given location. Attacks of pain in varicose veins have a temporary dependence, and usually occur in the afternoon and in the evening. But the legs can get sick, and in the night – not a rare phenomenon in varicose veins become night muscle cramps.
The sensation of pain occur as a result of the development of vascular pathology. Stopped the flow of blood to the lower limbs, consequently, increases the blood pressure. Because of these disturbances of the cells of the muscles and nerves feel the lack of oxygen. Occur congestion in the veins, causing the accumulation of end products of metabolism. And all of this is already annoying blood in the positions of the nerve endings.
Unfortunately, it was pain in the legs is not the only manifestation of varicose veins, and there are other unpleasant symptoms.
The sense of heaviness and swelling if varicose veins
Abnormalities, deep vein in varicose veins leads to chronic stagnant phenomena and the development of the syndrome of "heavy legs", and muscle weakness. They are characterized by the following events:
- the sense of oppression and distention of the calf muscles after physical activity;
- loss of sensitivity of the lower limbs;
- burning sensation and tingling on the movement of the course;
- they are very swollen phenomenon.
Occurs heaviness in the legs with varicose veins usually at the end of the day, and in the vast majority of cases takes place in the morning. Certainly, there are also situations in which the person perceives these sensations all day. In this case you need an immediate diagnosis, probably on the background of the lack of treatment of varicose veins has developed any complication.
Unfortunately, the fatigue in the legs with varicose veins, is the frequent companion to the pregnant women. Varicose veins of the veins devious and saves no one. So if a woman is expected of pregnancy, you need to doubly pay attention to timely treatment of all her diseases. Certainly, varicose veins may develop during pregnancy, because this is especially important for every woman a time of her life, the body undergoes global changes and stress.
So pregnant women are advised to take preventive measures to combat varicose veins in advance.
The swelling of the lower limbs – another signal that gives us our body, for the timely recognition and the adoption of measures for the resolution of the causes that resulted in its. Swelling represent an excessive accumulation of interstitial fluid in the tissues of the body. Often exhibited swelling ankle, in fact, represents the largest load. But it happens that the swelling and cover the entire limb, this happens because of obstruction of the vena cava. The onset of swelling above the state – spongy nature. Due to the scarcity of its manifestations is in the 99.9% and remains unnoticed man. Swelling can occur for different reasons. But, if this swelling caused the development of venous disease, the location will, most probably, asymmetric, that is, manifests itself on one of the legs. Resulting swelling can be characterized as extremely painful and dense consistency. Often the covering of the skin over the swelling becomes cyanotic shadow.
You can also, and numbness of the limbs, in varicose veins. Temporary loss of sensitivity due to a slowdown in the circulation of the blood and a violation in the tissues, the microcirculation of the blood. On the skin begin to "run with the creeps", one feels cold is not the feeling more pleasant.
The opinion of an expert
The discomfort in the form of numbness in legs with varicose veins are often warn the representatives of the sitting or standing work. Because of the specificity of the labour process of people a great deal of time sitting or standing, which results in a venous stasis, and, therefore, numbness of the limbs.
Unpleasant sensations are signs of this disease, such as varicose veins, include a burning sensation in the veins of the legs, itching and tingling. The manifestation of such symptoms as tingling can wear short-term or long-term. According to the degree of severity to distinguish between strong and weak, gradually increasing and abruptly occurs tingling. In one way or another, is decisive for the signal on a background of ill health.
Sensation of burning and itching often accompany the varicose veins, as all of the other signs.
Occur because of the fact that it is broken by the blood stages of skin over the struck by a vessel. The first occurs so the cosmetic disadvantage as dryness and flaking, and then is manifested by itching unbearable. Due to obstruction of the veins and formation of blood clots are suffering the smaller the capillaries are the vessels. And then there is a burning sensation. The formation of such a clinical picture is dangerous because it causes terrible scratches, because of trophic disturbances may a long time to heal, and perhaps even the formation of ulcers.
All of these symptoms of varicose veins carry the name of paresthesia. Similar nonspecific disturbances of cutaneous sensibility are always evolving and, secondly, as manifestations of other diseases. To accompany this set of symptoms can changes and trophic. Appearance paresthesia testifies to the advanced stage of the disease.
The opinion of an expert
The danger of varicose veins is that in the early stages the disease is rarely accompanied by unpleasant sensations, such as the syndrome of pain and swelling. Because of this, many patients turn to considering, when the disease progresses and is worse treatable.