Can varicose veins and CVI be prevented?

Can varicose veins and CVI be prevented?

For mild forms of venous disease, lifestyle changes may be recommended to control existing symptoms and prevent others. The following measures may help control varicose veins and CVI:

·         Manage blood pressure and body weight
·         Exercise regularly, focusing on exercises that work your legs (run or walk)
·         Elevate your legs whenever possible
·         Avoid prolonged standing or sitting
·         Wear compression stockings while at work
·         Avoid clothes that are tight around the waist, thighs or legs
·         Strengthen calf muscles and avoid shoes that limit use of calf muscles (i.e., high heels)
·         Eat a diet low in salt and rich in high-fiber foods

                                                                                                                                                                     Dr. Joseph Naoum
                                                                                                                                                                     Belallure Vascular Surgeon

Food to Beat cellulite

Cellulite is a sign that your body is polluted. This pollution which results in a build up of fatty, toxic and water deposits in your skin is due largely to the toxic products of the FOOD we eat.
The good news is that you can reduce cellulite by rebalancing the body's own system ,by eating certain foods. And, you can prevent them from developing again. All you have to do is to drink a lot of water, avoid salt, caffeine, nicotine &alcohol.

Joelle Saroukhan
Beauty Doctors Medical Dietitian
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