How to Deal with the Evil Spider Veins

Most of us think that varicose veins are women’s problem. But this is not true. Though varicose veins and spider veins are more common in the women, both men and women can develop this condition. In fact, according to a study of the Department of Health and Human Science, around 50% to 55% of women and 40% to 45% of men in the US suffer from the vein problems.

If you are among those who are experiencing the spider veins or if you want to prevent this medical condition before it appears, this content is for you. Read below to learn everything about spider veins and how to deal with them.

Who are affected mostly by this medical condition?

Due to hormonal influence, they are more common in the pregnant women and the older women.  Since women are more prone to develop varicose veins, people of any age and race can be affected by the varicose veins and the spider veins. However, people with light skin are more prone to develop this medical condition.

What causes them?

Spider veins are the thin, twist and turning veins that resemble the spider legs. The most common cause of spider veins is heredity. Your lifestyle can also influence this medical condition. Apart from them, hormonal birth control pills and obesity can also be the reason for developing the spider veins. Obesity and smoking restrict the blood circulation and cause blood vessels to swell and develop into spider veins.

How to prevent them?

There is no denying the fact that prevention is always better than cure. But when it comes to heredity, preventing spider veins is next to impossible. If you don’t have a family history of spider veins, you might prevent it easily with regular exercise.

What is the most effective treatment option:

When it comes to spider vein treatment Huntingdon Beach, you actually get a number of treatment options. Among them, the most effective one is sclerotherapy. In this treatment option, a solution, made of fatty acids, salt and glycerin, is injected into the faulty veins. This solution damages the veins and allows the blood to flow safely. This treatment process takes just a few minutes.

Cryo-sclerotherapy is a completely painless version of spider vein treatment California. In this version, a blast of cool air is used to numb the skin.

The last version is foam sclerotherapy. In this option, a type of foam is used to cling to the vein wall. However, this option can take a longer period of time to show results. Foam sclerotherapy is typically used to treat the larger veins.

If you are worried how many sessions you should take to get rid of the spider veins, then let me tell you the session might vary depending on the severity of your condition. However, on an average, it takes two to four treatment sessions to get rid of the spider veins.

This is true that the sclerotherapy is a little costly, but there is little or no chance of side effects. So, if you are experiencing spider veins, sclerotherapy can be the perfect option for you to get rid of this medical condition. Remember, this is not a cosmetic issue. So, makeup and self-tanner can hide them but you cannot remove them with topical treatment options.

Author
Dr. Chane

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