Spider veins are smaller, red, purple, and blue vessels, dilated blood vessels.
The affected vessels appear like thin red or blue lines on the surface of the skin and look like spider webs.
Spider veins occur as a result of weak or damaged valves in the veins. Spider veins affect the legs, hands and face, especially around the nose, cheeks and chin.
Responsible factors: poor blood circulation, a history of blood clots, taking birth control pills, hormonal changes in the body, age, standing or sitting for long periods of time, wearing tight clothes, obesity, constipation and exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV) sun rays. Consult your doctor if your veins are warm in touch and if you feel pain.
The spider veins can cause pain, swelling, throbbing, rashes and itching around the veins as well as restless legs. Also, can cause complications, such as skin ulcers, bleeding, phlebitis and deep vein thrombosis. To prevent the complications there are some tips and natural remedies.
Tips to prevent spider veins:
- Avoid: crossing your legs while sitting, sitting or standing in the same position for a long time, smoking, alcohol, wearing high heels and tight clothes.
- Try to lose the extra pounds, if you are obese, drink a lot of water, fruit juices, green tea.
- Include high-fiber foods in your diet to reduce the risk of constipation, which may aggravate spider or varicose veins.
Homemade Remedy With Cayenne Pepper
One of the most efficient uses of the cayenne pepper is the role of a catalyst in other herbal combinations. Generally, it should be used in almost all herbal combinations, except those related to the nervous system. The reason cayenne pepper has many uses is that it has a stimulating property of the whole body, it speeds the blood circulation and helps digestion. Hence it is used in herbal formulas for arthritis, female issues, infections, heart or circulatory problems, laxatives, diuretics, ulcers, thyroid issues etc.
Also, cayenne pepper treats spider veins and problems with poor circulation.
In a cup of hot water, add 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper powder and stir it. Drink it twice daily until you are satisfied with the result.
Include cayenne pepper in your meal as a spice.
Note: This way of consummating of cayenne pepper is not recommended for pregnant women!