Hello, friends. Varicose vein dilation is an unpleasant pathological process that affects the veins of the lower limbs. At the same time, it’s exhausting and expanding. And at the moment of complication, this disease can cause bleeding and the formation of a trophic ulcer.

Having studied the problem in-depth and interviewed specialists. We’ve learned the means to fight varicose veins.

Causes of varicose veins.

  • Blood thickening.
  • Venous valve damage.
  • Overweight.
  • Regular lifting of weights.
  • Side effects of drugs.
  • A sedentary lifestyle.
  • High abdominal pressure.

Drugs for varicose veins.


As a rule, Ruthozid-based drugs are used for varicose veins. They’re P vitamins. As a result of their action, reduce the permeability of capillaries, relieve swelling and inflammation. It strengthens the vascular wall.

Rutin prevents the formation of blood clots and improves blood flow.

Ruthozid, aka ruthenium, is often found in the natural environment. And here’s the list of groceries where it’s kept.

Products with high rutoside content.

  • Asparagus.
  • Capers.
  • Black olives.
  • Raspberry.
  • Buckwheat.
  • Plum.
  • Maroon.
  • Ezhevika.
  • Prunes.

Let’s highlight the main pros and cons of routine drugs.

The pros.

  • Cheap.
  • Good performance.


  • Some contraindications and side effects.
  • Slow impact.


Also, Diosmin-based drugs are often used. This semi-synthetic drug stimulates vascular action, increases venous tone, reduces stretchiness and stagnation.

The pros.

  • A stronger impact than routine.
  • Less contraindications.


  • The price is much higher.
  • Slow impact. Like rutin, these drugs need to be taken for several months to feel their effect.

Every drug has its contraindications. It’s important to consider that. That’s why we need to consult a doctor.


To improve venous outflow, there are some therapeutic exercises. Also, special gymnastics. But you shouldn’t do it by reading an article on the Internet. Unfortunately, there are a lot of amateurs in its vast expanses. Which suggest performing exercises that are essentially contraindicated in varicose veins.

Sports contraindications.

  • Rapid and quick exercises.
  • Heavy lifting.
  • Running.

Surgical intervention.

It’s worth noting that in the very neglected cases. Surgical intervention is the only way to avoid serious complications.

But it is important to remember that the removal of the affected vein does not guarantee that the situation will not happen again afterwards.

And at the end of the article, we would like to note another set of contraindications.

  • Warming.
  • Bathhouse and sauna.
  • Hot tub.
  • Big salt consumption. It thickens the blood, which we remember is a taboo for us. The same goes for sugar.