How do you treat vein reflux?

How do you treat vein reflux?

Treatment may include:

  1. Improving blood flow in your leg veins. Keeping your legs raised (elevated) can reduce swelling and help increase blood flow.
  2. Medicines.
  3. Endovenous laser ablation or radiofrequency ablation (RFA).
  4. Sclerotherapy.
  5. Surgery.

What are the symptoms of vein reflux?

Symptoms include leg heaviness, leg fatigue, leg pain, ankle swelling, phlebitis (inflamed and painful veins) restless legs at night, and night cramps. Venous reflux disease is progressive and worsens over time. Skin changes may also develop, including darkening of the skin around the ankles.

How do you prevent venous reflux?

Can chronic venous insufficiency be prevented?

  1. Eat a healthy balanced diet.
  2. Quit smoking.
  3. Exercise regularly.
  4. Avoid wearing restrictive clothing such as tight girdles or belts.
  5. Lose weight if you are overweight.
  6. Avoid prolonged sitting or standing.

What causes deep vein reflux?

The possible causes of deep vein reflux in our patients are the following: overweight and obesity (58.6%), primary valvular insufficiency (35.4%), secondary valvular insufficiency–post-thrombotic, post-traumatic (34.9%) and various combinations of these factors. Deep vein insufficiency increased with the BMI.

What vitamins help strengthen veins?

Vitamin B. This family of vitamins is among the most important to strengthen your blood vessels and thus, prevent vein issues or at least keep them at bay if they’re already surfaced. For those who have a history of vein issues and blood clots in their family, vitamins B6 and B12 are particularly important.

Can a damaged vein repair itself?

Read more: Damaged vein valves and how they impact your health. When these venous valves become damaged, they can sometimes partially repair naturally, but for the most part, they won’t heal themselves.