This results in dilated, tortuous veins as a result of increase pressure in the veins. This may present as a spectrum of disease from spider veins to skin pigmentation and ulceration. The cause may be due to congenital or acquired conditions such as deep venous thrombosis.
Options for the Treatment of Varicose Veins
These substances support the health of the veins. They are available from chemists or naturopath stores. Eg. Paroven forte
These reduce the pressure in the weakened veins, encouraging blood to move towards the heart. This may alleviate some of the symptoms of varicose veins.
This is is a method whereby an irritating solution is injected into the vein. This results in an inflammatory reaction thereby shrinking the diseased vein.
Sclerotherapy using Aethoxysklerol – Aethoxysklerol is a solution used in this practice to inject into spider veins. It has been used widely throughout the world and providing that it is used properly, it is very safe. Aethoxysklerol is fully registered in Australia.
Nevertheless, as with any other solution injected, there are possible side effects. These include the following: