Spider veins causes and methods of treatment

Varicose and Spider veins causes and treatment

Spider Veins

Everything you need to know about Spider Veins 

Spider Veins are blood vessels that return blood from all organs of the body to the heart. When different organs use oxygen in the blood to perform their functions, they release used blood containing waste, such as carbon dioxide, into the veins. The heart and returns to the lungs, where residual carbon dioxide is released, the more oxygen is loaded by the blood and the rest of the body is brought back by the arteries.

What Are Spider Veins?

Spider veins are tiny blue or purple dilated veins that appear near the skin’s surface. They are often harmless, it's easily visible through the skin, and they can be found on the legs and face

What is the difference between Varicose veins and Spider Veins ?

Varicose veins are large, twisted, raised, swollen blood vessels that twist and turn. These generally form on the leg  and can lead to complications. and can be seen through the skin.

Spider veins look similar to varicose veins but are smaller, more often harmless and no pain

What are the causes of the appearance of spider veins?

* Heredity

* Pregnancy

* Obesity ( overweight)

* Occupations that involve a lot of standing, such as nurses, hair stylists, and factory workers

* High-heeled footwear

How can i treatment the spider veins at home?

Natural remedies are often the first choice for spider vein sufferers that don’t want to the surgeries

1-Apple Vinegar

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Is one of the most used kitchen ingredients for treating various health problems is known to improve healthy blood flow and circulation which is thought to reduce the formation of spider veins. Most recommendations entail applying the apple cider vinegar directly to the skin. In some cases, users are advised to wrap a piece of cloth in the vinegar and then wrap it around the area for a period of 20 to 30 minutes at a time. After that Rinse your legs with water.


We advisable that you conduct a little test before applying Apple Vinegar directly on the skin for treating spider veins. If you have sensitive skin, the test is all the more important as you may develop a rash due to the use of this liquid.

2-Wear compression stockings

If you stand for long periods of time. Otherwise, take frequent breaks to sit down, elevating your legs when possible. If you sit for long periods, move your legs or stand up every now and then. Regular exercise can help improve circulation and vein health

3-Avoid excessive use of hot tubs and saunas

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Overheating causes venous expansion, which increases the risk of venous expansion in the legs.

Treatment options for spider veins

We can say the Interventions and treatments, such as surgery, laser, radiofrequency or other “ablation” techniques, are necessary in cases where significant symptoms are caused by veins and do not respond to non-intervention therapy.  so if you have symptoms or are worried about the appearance of spider veins, treatment options include:


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In the process, your doctor injects the scarred veins and closes them, causing the blood to be redirected through healthy veins. Within a few weeks, the treatment spider veins faded. Although the same vein may require multiple injections, sclerotherapy is usually effective if performed correctly.


laser vein treatment is done on the outside of your skin. It can treat spider veins and tiny varicose veins just under the skin's surface. Usually, more than one laser session is needed. They are scheduled every 6 to 12 weeks, as prescribed by your doctor. (If you have poor blood circulation feeding these tiny veins, the larger "feeder" vein must first be treated with surgery, endovenous laser or radio frequency treatment, or sclerotherapy.)

Various treatment regimens can help improve the appearance of spider veins or completely eliminate them. For medical procedures, it is always essential to consult licensed medical professionals who specialize in dermatology, intravenous care or cosmetic surgery.

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