Myths and realities of phlebology
The significant, if not global, spread of venous system diseases in modern European society has led to the isolation and development of a separate field of surgery, phlebology. In our country, this section of medical science appeared somewhat later than in Western Europe and North America. The stiff centralization and rigidity of the Soviet health care system, as well as the economic and social problems of the 90s affected it. For a considerable period of time, insufficient attention was paid to patients with varicose veins by the professional medical community. The 80-90s of the last century generally marked the emergence of a great many healers, healers and other representatives of alternative medicine. A large number of patients with varicose veins and the lack of a clear position of state medicine on the tactics of their management led to the appearance of many speculations on this soil. Today, on the threshold of the beginning of the third decade of the 21st century. Nevertheless, many misconceptions, multiplied and replicated both by representatives of the professional medical community, and simply by charlatans, continue to live.
The myth of leech treatment for varicose veins. Is hirudotherapy (leech treatment) effective for varicose veins? Why patients continue to use the services of charlatans - duremar. The consequences and complications of leech treatment.
Treatment of varicose veins with ointments and gels. Why ointments and gels with varicose veins do not work. Why then do phlebologists prescribe venotonic drugs. What happens to the legs when using magic venotonic gels.
The myth that compression hosiery will save you from varicose veins. True or fiction pharmaceutical companies. Why do phlebologists prescribe compression knitwear. And why is it needed in the treatment of varicose veins.
The myth that you can get rid of varicose veins once and for all. How and why varicose veins reappears. Why varicose veins must be treated in a timely manner, without waiting for serious complications.
The myth that after removing varicose veins increases the load on healthy veins. Very often this question is asked by patients at the consultation. Let's try to figure it out together: how the venous system of the lower extremities works.
It was believed earlier that varicose veins are the lot of the elderly. However, now varicose veins are younger and at an early age young people turn to a phlebologist for help. Why is varicose veins younger?
The myth of the treatment of varicose veins in the summer. Why do many people think that it is impossible to treat varicose veins in summer and in the hot season. How we treat varicose veins with a laser in the summer. What promotions do we hold in the hot season?
The myth of the treatment of varicose veins with mud. What is peloid therapy. Mud cure is a history of development. Benefit or harm in the treatment of varicose veins with mud. How dangerous are mud baths for varicose veins. Questions and answers.