How to treat varicose veins on legs in men

The disease has no standard signs that may indicate venous insufficiency. Symptoms of varicose veins in men legs depend on many factors, the main of which – the degree of vascular lesions and veins. Depending on the severity of symptoms can change, to have a less or a greater manifestation. External signs of varicose veins in men are different due to the presence or absence of complications, containment of the affected area.

Common signs of varicose veins of the legs in men include the following symptoms:

  • The skin on the feet changes the hue to pale bluish;
  • In the evenings, observed the weight and foot fatigue;
  • The bloated feeling in lower extremities;
  • Swelling of the legs in the evening, disappearing after a night's rest;
  • On the surface of the skin appear spider veins and spider veins;
  • Numbness of the skin.

These signs of damage to the vein see men often in the early stages. Photo initial stage gives the opportunity to visually see the symptoms of disease and not to miss its development. When not treated, they begin to deteriorate and symptoms are manifested more clearly:

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  • Painful sensations in the legs;
  • Varikozny dermatitis;
  • Severe swelling;
  • Eczema;
  • Varicose ulcers;
  • Sores;
  • Darkening of the skin;
  • Deformed veins and vessels.
Important!In men, varicose veins can develop not only in the lower extremities, and scrotum. This pathology is called "varicocele". Manifested in the form of asymmetry of the scrotum, varicose veins of the spermatic cord, which is determined by palpation, nagging pain in the scrotum.

Varicocele affects spermatogenesis, as venous insufficiency in the testis leads to an increased temperature. If a man in time does not contact a urologist or phlebologist, you may experience complications that require surgical intervention.

The causes of the disease

Causes of varicose veins in men are not much different from the female. Doctors advise first to draw attention to a genetic factor. If there is a predisposition to the disease, should pay special attention to nutrition, a healthy lifestyle, moderate exercise. This will help to reduce the risk of disease. Hereditary varicose veins in men can occur as a result of improper fetal development, complications during pregnancy.

Phlebologist advise men to pay attention to the following factors, often affect the development of varicose veins of the lower extremities:

  • Improper lifestyle, consumption of nicotine and alcohol, drugs. Reasons affect the acceleration of the process of inflammation, thin blood vessels are being depleted much faster. Harmful substances, traveling throughout the body, are also in the circulatory system of the legs, which leads to its violation. Men who love to drink alcohol, the legs have a bluish tint, swollen;
  • Obesity. Overweight leads to stagnation of blood, clots;
  • Excessive physical activity often cause the development of varicose veins in men. Special attention should be paid to lifting weights. Phlebologist is recommended to perform physical exercises without lifting weights;
  • A sedentary lifestyle is also a cause of development of varicose veins in men;
Interesting fact!Proven men whose professional activity is associated with a lot of time sitting, suffer from varicose veins more often. Drivers, office workers, a watchman should perform simple exercises in the form of walking or sit-UPS to reduce the likelihood of developing the disease, to ensure proper nutrition.
  • Food is important, it plays a major role in the development of varicose veins in men and women. It must be correct, contain more plant foods, low fat, smoked, marinades, pickles, sweets. This allows you to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood, which is an excellent prevention of the disease.
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The whole therapy can be divided into conservative and operative. The first is the pill, wearing special underwear, physical therapy, and related techniques. The second method of influencing the problem involves surgical intervention. It is used when varicose veins has a running stage or conservative methods do not give positive results.

Conservative methods

Traditional treatment of varicose veins on the feet of men suggests the following interventions: taking pills, wearing compression traditional methods of therapy. Early on, doctors recommend taking a daily medication that have a veno tonic action, doing self-massage or go to a professional to ensure proper nutrition.

The complex includes creams, gels and ointments. They help to strengthen blood vessel walls, reduce the symptoms of the disease. The compressions are recommended to be worn continuously from morning to late evening. You can use special socks, elastic bandages.

Varicose veins in men at home can be treated with folk remedies, as a part of complex therapy. To proven traditional popular recipes include:

  • Table Apple cider vinegar (morning and evening rubbing help remove the symptoms of the disease, reduce the likelihood of complications);
  • Therapeutic effect has a compress with the application of olive or sea buckthorn oil;
  • Rubbing propolis has anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect (to apply morning and evening until symptoms disappear).

Surgical treatment

Surgical treatment suggest only running stage of the varicose veins in men. The operation allows to eliminate the disease for a long time. If the patient follows the diet, carries out all recommendations of the doctor, the recurrence is minimal.

For surgical treatment include:

  • Expoliantes (removal, stretching of veins);
  • Ligation (ligation of the vein the patient);
  • Laser photocoagulation (with little invasive method that addresses the problem without skin incision).
Important!To perform the surgery on the testimony of the doctor, it helps to prevent many complications. In men, tightening with surgical treatment, you may experience cardiovascular disease, severe pathology of the veins and blood vessels.

Special attention should be paid to prevention of varicose veins in men. It allows you to avoid unpleasant consequences, diseases of veins and blood vessels. To warning methods include: healthy eating, active lifestyle, elimination of bad habits.

Every man needs to monitor the condition of the feet, not to be ashamed in time to see a doctor, wear compression stockings, drink the prescribed medicines. Lack of medical treatment influences all organs, including the reproductive.