Prevention of varicose veins
Nutritional therapy for varicose veins should be included in the complex of measures aimed at the prevention of this disease. Only in this way you will be able to achieve a positive result. One of the factors that literally increases the load on the veins, are overweight. The thicker subcutaneous fat layer, the greater the pressure on the walls of blood vessels. In addition, weight lifting also acts on them is not the best way, worsening the condition of the veins to critical. This disease should not be long to stand up or to sit still, to reduce the burden, it is necessary to wear special stockings or compression garments. And limit alcohol and quit Smoking if you are affected by this habit.
With varicose veins you should drink plenty of water – at least 2-2,5 liters a day, and the water quality must be high.
Dietary guidelines for varicose veins
People suffering from varicose veins, necessary vitamin P or rutin contained in hazelnuts and horse chestnut, extracts of which are included in many ointments. A lot of routine in such berries as cranberry, blackcurrant, sea buckthorn and cranberry. Vitamin P also is in lemons and grapefruits. Cranberry and lingonberry contain special substances thin the blood and prevent the formation of blood clots. To strengthen the veins and thin the blood need vitamin C, which a lot of fresh fruits: strawberries, apples, and vegetables: sweet bell peppers, carrots. Should limit consumption of salt and milk, but sour milk products to include in your diet is necessary. In the diet include fish, seafood and fish oil, olive and Flaxseed oil. To prevent the formation of blood clots needed magnesium, which is contained in Hercules, oatmeal and ginger root.
Very useful for varicose veins garlic, it contains a substance that promotes the resorption of existing clots and prevent the formation of new ones.
Patients with varicose veins often have problems with the liver, so diet in this disease should be as lenient as possible for this internal organ. Limit consumption of fatty, smoked, can't eat canned food, sausages, jellied minced meat and make soups for rich meat broth. Eliminate and products, thickening blood: lentils, bananas, mangoes, pomegranate, chokeberry and walnuts, and celery, contributing to the expansion of blood vessels that varicose veins is especially dangerous.