Women’s health after 40 depends on how she treat herself
If suddenly you find that the shoes you wear every day suddenly started to push, my legs are heavy then you’re faced with swelling, which often occurs with women after 40. But sometimes with this face and women younger. In order to get rid of the discomfort, you need to find out the reason why there’s swelling.
Why there is swelling of the feet and how they affect women’s health after 40?
Often cause swelling of the legs can be harmless – hot, tired feet, zakidyvanie foot to foot, and holding this situation for a long time, pregnancy. But not all causes of edema of the feet harmless.
Swelling in the legs could signal the beginning of a disease. The most common causes of swollen feet are: poorly functioning kidneys; cardiovascular disease; inflammation of joints; cancer.
This is not necessary to joke, must undergo a thorough examination to diagnose the disease at an early stage.
How to remove swelling in the legs?
Swelling in the legs can be temporarily removed, to at least temporarily alleviate their condition. You have to limit salt intake and fluid.
As soon as the opportunity arises, it is necessary to adopt a body position in which the head will be below the feet.
Will eliminate the tight shoes and high heels.
Take diuretics, they relieve the body of excess fluid and help reduce swelling. As diuretics are good to use folk remedies from edema of the legs, such as broths cranberries (fruits and leaves), rose hips, parsley, burdock, and juice viburnum, mountain ash and lemon.
Treatment of swelling of the legs
If the end of the day you are tired and feel that feet are swollen, they can help quite wiping them with a piece of ice or by taking a footbath. To do this, dip your feet for 5-10 minutes in cold water and light tweaks massage the swollen place from the bottom up. In bath you can add two tablespoons of sea or cooking salt per 1 liter of water.
Also to relieve swelling you can chop a head of garlic and pour it with one Cup of boiling water. After the squash has cooled, you need to RUB her swollen places and wash it after 30 minutes with cool water.
For oral administration the effective is the use of decoction of flax seed. Seeds need to pour boiling water and boil for 20 minutes, then leave the decoction to brew for an hour. The broth is not very pleasant, but is allowed to add in the broth, lemon juice or other fruits. But take a decoction need no less than 6 times a day in hot form.
If you have taken temporary measures, experienced the action of nature, but the swelling returned, prompt treatment. Let’s look at some cases of swollen feet and what are the treatment options.
If you have been diagnosed with kidney disease, you will be assigned a receiving diuretics and anti-inflammatories. Reduction of high rates of protein in the urine to show a decrease in swelling in the legs.
If you are diagnosed with heart failure, then to deal with the swelling feet, you may have to fight a lifetime. Such swelling can be recognized easily enough finger pressure on swollen place. In this place, a recess is formed, which is a few seconds disappears. In this case, you will be assigned to maintenance therapy, which will help to restore circulation and relieve swelling of the legs.
Sometimes it happens that affects only one limb, for example, swells right leg and the left still looks the same. In this case, you might have lymphedema or lymphedema, which is not amenable to medical and surgical treatment. In order to get rid of edema, will have to wear a compression garment.
In the case of edema of the knee joint can talk about the inflammation. For the treatment of such diseases enough to use special gels and ointments. They often give a positive result.
Swelling of the legs by the evening, talking about venous insufficiency. A narrowing of blood vessels due to the occurrence of blood clots, cholesterol plaques ,slows the process of blood circulation in the lower extremities. As a result, after a long sitting position, or loads, at the end of the day start to hurt and swell up. With the appearance of vascular diseases and vein should be carefully examined, perhaps even if necessary, surgery. To ease the condition can compression tights, cooling gels, reducing the load on the legs, with the exception of high heels.
If leg swelling occurs after a fracture, it is linked with the processes of bone healing, increase bone corns and increased blood flow to the fracture site in the recovery process. This can reduce swelling with the help of baths and compresses of sea salt, electrophoresis, and regular active development of the injured leg.
Do not tighten the trip to the doctor if swelling does not subside, as often this can lead to very serious consequences and have a negative impact on women’s health after 40 especially.