Edema of the left leg and hand
As a rule, swelling of the feet is often associated with pregnancy. But not always the only reason is this. For example, the swelling of the left leg, as well as the right leg, can be caused by the development of varicose veins.
Of course, pregnancy is one of the maincauses, due to which such a disease can arise. The fact is that with the increase in the uterus, large venous trunks located in the small pelvis are squeezed, and a mechanical obstacle is created for the outflow of blood from the lower limbs. In addition, to ensure nutrition of the two organisms, there is an increase in the volume of circulating blood, which creates an additional burden on the veins.
How does the swelling of the legs progress?
The development of swelling in varicose veinsslowly enough, and women do not pay attention to swelling of the legs after childbirth or simply think that the reason for all of this is different. In the beginning they are practically invisible. Most of all, they appear later in the evening. The thing is that a person is in an upright position all day, as a result of which the blood flow to the lower veins increases. After an overnight rest, the swelling of the left foot disappears or decreases.
To determine the reasons for the formation of edema in the first place, you need to consult a doctor. However, the recommendations that are set out below will help you solve the problem a little faster
Recreation and gymnastics for the feet
Let's rest our feet more often. In a state of rest it is necessary to lie so that the position of the legs was slightly above the body level. Also, more often do some special simple exercises:
- Move your feet around in a circle;
- rise on your toes;
- Make a roll from the toe to the heel.
To remove the swelling of the left leg, in a dream, you should try to lie on your left side to improve blood flow. When sitting, do not cross your legs.
Include in the diet of grapes and tomatoes, grapefruitsand lemons, cranberries, sea buckthorn, Kalin, which help to thin the blood. It provokes swelling of the left leg and thickens the blood deficit of lecithin, vitamin C, zinc, selenium. Also on the condition of the blood, the excessive use of canned, spicy, smoked and fatty food adversely affects. Do not abuse cocoa, tea, coffee, carbonated drinks. But you can drink juice from grapes, cranberry juice, herbal teas, but the main product for quenching thirst should be water.
Massage and decoction of dried apricots
Very well facilitates the edema of the foot massage and drinking a decoction of dried apricots. To do this, pour the dried apricots with boiling water and leave to insist on all night, and in the morning drink before eating for 30-40 minutes.
Baths for fatigue removal
For the trays make a decoction of 100 g of fruitjuniper or a solution of 100 g of sea salt per liter of water. You can also make baths from 1 tbsp. spoonfuls of mustard dry or 2 teaspoons of baking soda, diluted in 1 liter of water.
The feet should first be held in hot water,then sharply lowered into the cold one. Repeat the procedure should be several times. To such baths you can add sea salt or broths of herbs. This will help not only get rid of edema, but also improve the overall condition of the body and cheer up