How to relieve edema of the lower limbs
Swelling of the lower extremities. First aid when the lower extremities swell? Treatment and causes of edema. How to remove puffiness?
By the end of the work day, you are increasingly beginning to notice,that your legs began to swell and increase in size? If the lower limbs swell often, you should consult a doctor and understand the reasons, as these discomforts may be symptoms of improper metabolism, kidney problems, lymphatic stasis and other diseases. <BR> <BR> Puffiness of the feet is very common , which is observed mainly among the female sex and in people prone to obesity. Swelling of the legs adversely affects the operation of the vascular system, causing the heart to work with a greater load. <BR> <BR> Causes of edema of the lower extremities <BR> <BR> 1. The cause of swelling may be incorrectly matched shoes. Do not wear shoes on high heels or on flat soles. It is better to wear shoes on a small heel. Shoes should be spacious, do not compress your foot, and your toes should be in a natural position. <BR> <BR> 2. Severe swelling of the legs can occur with kidney pathologies. Such edema usually spreads along both lower legs and affects mainly the back of the foot, without itching, pain and local fever. It is accompanied by some swelling of the eyelids, the appearance of dark circles under the eyes, often a change in the color of urine and a decrease in its amount. <BR> <BR> The legs become swollen even after the person has had an acute respiratory infection. This sign can be a consequence of kidney disease, which appeared as a complication from infection. <BR> <BR> 3. In diseases of the intestine, swelling of the lower extremities may also occur. Outwardly, they are similar to "kidney", but are accompanied not by a violation of urination, but by prolonged diarrhea. <BR> <BR> 4. Swelling of the legs with varicose veins occurs gradually, initially unobtrusively. The increase in edema on the legs is due to the person's standing in the vertical position and appears in the evening. After sleep, swelling on the legs disappears and again can only occur in the afternoon. With the progression of other signs of illness, edema on the legs becomes more noticeable. As a rule, edema on the legs is combined with trophic disorders. Often edema on the lower limbs are not symmetrical and, as a rule, only on one leg. <BR> <BR> Edema on the lower limbs appear due to the fact that the outflow of blood is disturbed and the hydrostatic pressure in the veins is significantly increased. Prolonged stagnation of blood causes an increase in pressure first in large veins, and then in the smallest vessels. <BR> <BR>