In the evening swelling of the legs

Many people swell around in the evening. What could be the reason? This issue should not be neglected, even if the edema passes by morning, because swollen legs can be not only the result of fatigue, but also significant health problems.

Most often, the legs swell as a result of excessive physical exertion in those people who due to their activities have to walk a lot or stand for a long time.

Wearing high-heeled shoes, tight shoes and clothes make the calf muscles in constant tension, which leads to stagnation of lymph and blood.

Leg swelling can also be caused by:

  • renal dysfunction;
  • chronic heart failure;
  • oncological diseases;
  • overweight;
  • liver diseases;
  • decrease in thyroid gland productivity.

Treatment of foot swelling should begin with the elimination of the causes that led to a similar condition.

If the swelling is caused by wearing uncomfortable shoes or excessive physical exertion, then the following set of exercises will be effective:

  1. Rotational movements with feet - 20 times in each direction.
  2. Walking on the fingers - 5 minutes.
  3. Lifting small objects from the floor with your toes - 10 times.
  4. Spreading and squeezing of fingers - 20 times.

To reduce the burden on the legs, you need to change more oftenpose, do not wear weights, accustom yourself during sleep to put your feet on the roller from the blanket, limit the consumption of salt and liquid. Well proven in the fight against edema massage and contrasting douche.

With a strong swelling can quickly cope by taking diuretics (furosemide), but it is better to limit yourself to diet and inclusion in the diet of the following berries, vegetables and fruits:

One of the best natural diuretics are consideredherbs (chicory, caraway seeds, oats, chamomile), but use decoctions based on them carefully, because the lack of nutrients in them requires their compensation.

When taking any strong diuretics, you need to provide for the replenishment of vitamin C and potassium.