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Varicosity – Varicose Vein


Ayurveda Treatment for Varicose Vein

Definition:

An enlargement and tortuosity of a vein, artery or lymphatic vessel is known as varicosity

VARICOSE VEIN

Definition: 

A vein that has enlarged and twisted often appears as a bulging, blue blood vessel that is clearly visible through the skin.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Varicose Veins

Ayurvedic medicine has been used to address a variety of health problems for ages. Varicose veins are one of them. Veins that have swelled and twisted are known as varicose veins. They are most common in the legs. Ayurvedic treatment for varicose veins includes a variety of therapies, including traditional medicines and lifestyle changes.

A dilated or swollen vein is referred to as 'varicose.' Backflow of blood in the veins causes them to become swollen, twisted, and dilated, resulting in varicose veins. 

Varicose veins are most commonly found in the veins of the legs. Veins are blood vessels that transport oxygen-depleted blood from the legs to the heart. Blood is prevented from flowing backwards by valves. These valves weaken as a result of strenuous activities such as extended standing, weight-bearing, or long-distance walking, causing blood flow to reverse direction, resulting in vein swelling and dilation.

Causes of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are caused by faulty or damaged valves. Blood is transported from the heart to the rest of the body via arteries. The heart receives blood from the rest of the body via veins. The veins in the legs must battle against gravity to return blood to the heart.

Lower leg muscle contractions operate as pumps, and elastic vein walls aid blood return to the heart. As blood rushes toward the heart, tiny valves in the veins open, then close to prevent blood from going backwards. Blood can flow backwards and pool in the veins if these valves are weak or broken, stretching or twisting the veins.

Symptoms:

  • Veins that are dark purple or blue in color
  • Burning, throbbing, muscle cramping and swelling in lower legs
  • Worsened pain after sitting or standing for a long time
  • Itching, bleeding, discoloration, hardening of skin, inflammation of the skin, ulcers near ankle etc.

 

Ayurveda Treatment for Varicose Vein: 

Siravyadham, bandhanam, jaloukavacharanam etc can be done to manage the condition depending upon the condition of roga and rogi. 

It is difficult to acquire a complete and lasting cure for varicose veins. This is because the weak and convoluted valves in the veins cannot be restored. Varicose veins, however, can be properly treated and additional damage avoided with ayurvedic treatment for varicose veins.

In Ayurveda, varicose veins are called "Siraja Granthi," with "Siraja '' referring to the veins and tube structures that carry blood, and "Granthi" signifying a cyst-like bulge. It's claimed that increased pitta dosha around blood vessels, as well as impaired Kapha and Vata dosha at the bulging region, causes tridoshic imbalance and aberrant blood clots. Varicose veins are characterised by symptoms such as numbness, weariness, engorged veins, Krishnarakta Sira (blue staining in the veins and skin), and discomfort (continuous aching in the lower legs).

The aim of ayurvedic varicose vein treatment is to:

  • Restore valve function so that blood can be returned to the heart.
  • Repairing the harm caused by a malfunctioning vein, such as muscle weakness, loss of feeling, and so on.
  • External therapies are used in conjunction with blood-thinning medicines to improve blood circulation and
  • To detox, the blood created by the malfunctioning valve, blood purification methods and medication is used.
  • Improving metabolism, which will aid in the purification of blood more quickly; better cardiac function by lowering cholesterol and assisting in the opening of clots formed due to valve failure.
  • Collateral circulation (circulation in the nerves and veins around the afflicted nerves) will also be improved.

Panchakarma Treatments performed in ayurvedic treatment for varicose veins are Leech therapy, Vasti, Lepam, Njavara Kizhi preparation wtih turmeric powder, Udvartanam, Nadi swedanam Siravedha

 

Treatment of Varicose Veins with Ayurvedic Medicines and Herbs

There are a variety of remedies used for Ayurvedic treatment for Varicose veins:

  • Kaishora guggulu: Kaishora guggulu is an obvious choice for Varicose Veins because it is a natural blood cleanser.
  • Sarivadyasava: It aids in the natural detoxification of the blood.
  • Chirabilvadi kashaya: In the case of haemorrhoids, Chirabilvadi kashaya is quite beneficial.
  • Sahacharadi: It's a wonderful herbal oil that brings a lot of relief. A little application of Sahacharadi to the varicose vein/veins can be quite effective. Herbs such as Ashwagandha, Shatavari, and Brahmi help to restore Vata balance.

 

Why Ayur Bethaniya for Ayurvedic treatment for varicose veins?

At Ayur Bethaniya, we have a department dedicated specifically to varicose vein treatments. Our friendly and expert staff would provide you with a variety of treatment options depending on your age and the severity of your disease. From a proper diet plan to applying herbal treatments to performing oil passages, we take care of everything. All therapies will be performed under the supervision of our medical professionals.

At Ayur, we provide high-quality treatments through the ancient Indian medical system known as Ayurveda. A committed team of doctors, expert physicians and employees make Ayur Bethaniya one of the most trusted Ayurvedic hospitals in Kerala.

You don’t have to worry about varicose veins anymore. The most effective Ayurvedic treatment for varicose veins is only one click away.

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