It is also important to move more often.
In cold weather can disrupt blood circulation and therefore can worsen circulatory problems.So, in the cold increases the risk of varicose veins, and how to protect yourself from this problem, the doctor told Victoria Savitskaya. One of the best ways to prevent the aggravation of varicose veins in the cold, according to experts, is to eat foods that contain certain vitamins, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to 24apteka.com.ua.
According to the expert, to protect you against varicose veins and problems with blood vessels in cold weather, it is necessary to improve blood circulation. The best way to improve circulation in the legs than exercise, physical activity, – does not exist, said Savitskaya. In order to avoid swelling and feelings of heaviness in the legs due to developing varicose veins exercise should do regularly, the doctor explained.
“If the pool or gym available, to protect against varicose veins should be done at least daily exercises in the morning and walk briskly in the evening for at least 30 minutes. Walking tones and strengthens blood vessels” – recommended by Victoria Savitskaya.
In addition, improvement of vessels and prevention of varicose veins in cold weather to a large extent contributes to the daily diet. To improve circulation in the legs especially important some vitamins – primarily vitamin D, said the expert. To remedy the lack of vitamin that helps protect against varicose veins, you can, eating herring, tuna, mackerel, cod liver oil, cottage cheese.
Also, the doctor recommended to include a daily basis during the cold weather the daily diet of vegetable oils, nuts, spinach. These products contain vitamin E that prevents the formation of blood clots and protect against the development of varicose veins. Also, be sure to consume vitamin C – this nutrient reduces the tendency of blood to thicken, improves vascular tissues that effectively helps protect against varicose veins. Great sources of vitamin C in the cold season the weather is citrus, kiwi, berries, sauerkraut, rosehips.