Varicose veins usually affect people who are middle-aged or older and occur as a result of the veins losing their elasticity. Women are more likely to be affected than men and there may also be a genetic link. Increased abdominal pressure during pregnancy can also cause a temporary form of this condition to develop. People who stand for a lot of the time are more likely to be affected as gravity puts more pressure on the veins. The condition may be aggravated by warm weather. Consuming a diet that contains an insufficient amount of fibre and not exercising enough can also make a person more susceptible to this condition. Inactivity and certain types of medication may contribute towards the development of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Haemorrhoids (piles) may be caused by lifting heavy objects or by an existing problem such as diarrhoea, constipation or a prolonged cough.
Varicose veins are dilated veins with valves that are unable to close properly situated just below the skin. These veins are normally found in the legs, though they can appear in other parts of the body. Valves that don’t properly close cause blood to flow in the wrong direction and to pool, leading to swelling and unsightly lumps and bulges underneath the skin that may be blue or dark purple in colour. This can cause patients to have achy, throbbing legs that feel heavy and may have cramp. The surrounding skin can be dry and itchy and the ankles may swell up. Blood clots can occur in the veins deep within the body, this is known as deep vein thrombosis and can cause local pain, swelling and inflammation. The surrounding skin may be reddened or warm. This can lead on to pulmonary embolism, which causes chest pain and difficulty breathing. Symptoms of haemorrhoids can include bleeding, itching, redness, swelling and soreness around the back passage.
BICOM® Programs to be Used
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Supplements to take
Vitamin C, vitamin D, iodine, magnesium, vitamin E
Consuming a fibrous, plant-based diet and avoiding sugary foods and refined carbohydrates will help to prevent increased abdominal pressure putting strain on the veins. Healthy fats are an essential part of the diet, though these need to be eaten in moderation as being overweight or obese can contribute towards venous conditions. Drinking plenty of water and avoiding or reducing consumption of alcoholic and caffeinated beverages can help to prevent conditions such as haemorrhoids. Daily low-impact exercise will help to get any blood that has pooled back into circulation around the body. If possible, avoid standing still for long periods of time and elevate the area when resting. Compression stockings can be worn to help reduce symptoms and improve blood flow. The affected veins can be sealed through the use of heat (endothermal ablation) or special foam (sclerotherapy). In some cases, ligation and stripping may be appropriate, where the affected veins are removed through surgery. Anticoagulants can be used to help treat deep vein thrombosis. Some types of medication can cause constipation, so these should be avoided in the case of haemorrhoids. Creams, ointments and suppositories can also be used to relieve symptoms of this condition. Corticosteroid cream may be prescribed in the case of severe inflammation and paracetamol can help to control the pain. Various surgical and non-surgical procedures can be used to remove or cut off blood supply to a haemorrhoid. Smoking is to be avoided.
Experiences and case studies
A 50-year-old woman was suffering from circulatory problems as well as cold sores and shoulder pain. Thanks to bioresonance, all of these symptoms cleared up with treatment, after months of unsuccessful therapy from doctors.