Posted by Health Hispanica on 1/5/2014 to Health & Wellness
There are many health issues that were once uncommon or thought of as only being hereditary. One of them is varicose veins. Varicose veins are enlarged veins that are usually found in the legs and ankles. If left untreated it can lead to other health issues such as deep vein thrombosis.
According to WebMD, one-way valves in the veins keep blood flowing from your legs to the heart. When these valves stop functioning properly, blood collects in your legs, and pressure builds up. This causes the veins to enlarge and weaken leading to varicose veins.
Besides hereditary and pregnancy, other factors that contribute to varicose veins are standing or sitting for long periods of time, obesity and constipation.
In the book, Vascular disease: Diagnostic Therapeutic Approaches, Steven M. Dean and Saundra S. Spruiell accomplished the first investigation of venous disease within a multiethnic population in San Diego, and they found that varicose vein was prevalent and the highest among Hispanic.
Luckily, varicose veins can be treated naturally. Natura-Genics® has formulated a unique supplement specifically for this condition. Varicose+™ contains vitamin C which aids in circulation, promotes healing, and prevents bruising. It also has an array of herbs such as horse chestnut that assists in circulation and discomfort. For better results, you may combine with Vitamin E (prevents heavy feeling in the legs) and Inflammex™ (for inflammation).
In order to achieve optimum health you have to eat healthy (living foods), exercise regularly, drink plenty of water, rest, as well as take the recommended supplements.
Work Cited http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/varicose-veins-topic-overview Vascular disease: Diagnostic Therapeutic Approaches, by Michael R. Juff, DO and Christopher J. White, MD
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