Varicose Vein Symptoms: When Varicose veins are inflamed they can cause pain and discomfort at the sight of the inflammation. Legs can also feel heavy and can have muscle cramps. Pain and discomfort can become worse after sitting or standing for a long period of time.
Varicose Vein Causes: Risk factors like age and pregnancy (current and previous) and heighten your risk factors for Varicose Veins. Varicose Veins occur when blood pools in your veins and your veins enlarge and become varicose. The veins appear blue because they contain deoxygenated blood, which is in the process of being recirculated through the lungs. During pregnancy the increase in the mother’s blood volume can cause a temporary strain on the circulatory system, add to that the strain on the uterus and varicose veins can occur, typically in the last 3 months of pregnancy.
Varicose Vein Care Conventional Treatment: Drugstore preparation include known carcinogens such as parabens, mineral oil (liquid by-product of the distillation of petroleum to produce gasoline and other petroleum-based products from crude oil) and lanolin (an animal by-product).
Varicose Vein Care Natural Alternative Treatment: The paring of Three Sisters Herbals Hazel’s Healing Salve and Three Sisters Herbal’s Herbal Bath treat varicose veins in 2 different ways, making your treatment more well-rounded and easing of symptoms quicker. Hazel’s Healing Salve contains Witch Hazel and St. John’s Wort relieving the swelling and discomfort of varicose veins. It can be applied topically on any location on your body. Three Sisters Herbal’s Herbal Bath can be used as a relaxing and healing soak in a tub to help with swelling, promote healing, ease sore muscles and give you a general sense of relaxation & well being. Both products are safe to use when pregnant or nursing.