Yes, for example, with a healthy lifestyle: Besides a balanced diet, you should drink enough fluids daily and ensure regular exercise. Walking, hiking, cycling, swimming, or gymnastics not only help to lose excess weight but also activate blood circulation and thus the work of the veins.
You should avoid standing and sitting for long periods at work as much as possible. Here it is advisable to take short breaks regularly, do foot exercises, or put your legs up to make it easier for the veins in your legs to return blood. Wear loose clothing, comfortable, flat shoes, and maybe even compression stockings.
In summer, the blood vessels dilate to help the body cool down. However, this increases the back pressure in already weakened veins. To support these veins, you can regularly shower your legs with cool water, so the veins narrow and the blood flows faster.
Finally, we would like to draw your attention to the following:
- If you suspect a minor varicose vein, please see a doctor immediately!
- Please take the preventive measures to heart so that no suspicion arises in the first place and you feel entirely at ease!