What to do if the feet swelled

Stanislav Orlov Master (2206) 7 years ago

Leg edema is a fairly common phenomenon. Puffiness is suffered mainly by women and fat people. It is unpleasant in itself when the legs swell. But even more unpleasant is that edema seriously disrupts the vascular system, forcing the heart to work with increased strain.

Many people think that puffiness is cosmeticThe problem that arises from the large fluid intake. But it is not always the case. There are many causes of puffiness, and many of them are not so harmless.

Swelling of the legs can cause flat feet, stasis of lymph, abnormal metabolism, varicose veins, kidney problems, or heavy stress on the legs.

Most swollen ankle legs - this can bethe first sign of heart failure. In young people, foot swelling occurs mainly because of problems with the vessels. In older people, edema is due to chronic heart disease.

The cause of edema may be wronghand-picked shoes. Do not wear shoes at a very high heel, and very flat shoes. It is better to wear shoes on a small heel. Shoes should be spacious, do not squeeze your foot, and your toes should be in a natural position.

When varicose veins do not wear stockings, they squeeze a part of the thigh and disrupt blood circulation. Wear the best tights - on sale there are even special medical tights.

After 7 pm try lessto use liquids. To remove excess fluid from the body use decoctions of herbs. Effective decoctions of bark and elderberries with edema of the legs and kidneys. If on your feet varicose knots, then overlay them steamed elderberry leaves.

Drink diuretics from birch buds, an extract of field horsetail. Here is one recipe:
take a field horsetail, sporish, birch buds -2-3 tablespoons of each ingredient. 1 teaspoon of the mixture for 1 cup of boiling water, then 15 minutes in a water bath, insist 30 minutes and strain. 1 tablespoon 3 times a day after meals. 3 days to drink, 1 day - a break. The course is 3 weeks. Store the broth in a cool place.

There is such a plant - astragalus. It turns out that the decoction from it not only reduces puffiness, but also has a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system. To prepare the broth 10 g of astragalus steal a glass of boiling water, slowly cool and strain. Take the broth should be 2-3 tablespoons 2-3 times a day for 2 weeks. After a three-day break, repeat the treatment. The general course of treatment lasts 4-6 months.

In the fight against leg swelling, use ointments: lyoton, essavene gel, troxevasin, heparin ointment. These ointments contain rutin and heparin, which strengthen the capillary system. Good ointments made on the basis of horse chestnut.

Do also your swollen legs massage andbath. In the water of the tray you can add sea salt, it is good for puffiness and relaxes your legs. For 5-10 minutes, you can put your feet in cold water, then lightly tweak the mass of swollen areas from the bottom up.

Do gymnastics for the feet. Put the right foot on the left foot. Raise the sock as high as possible, then do the same exercise with the right foot. Stand on your toes and wait a few seconds. Then make 5-10 jumps on tiptoe. Sit on a chair, lift your legs and do rotational circular movements with your feet. Bend your toes down and sharpen them upwards.

Such a simple charge, if done every day, will prevent swelling and heaviness in the legs.

Irisha Mudrets (11191) 7 years ago

Put something under your feet, and lie down like that.