Probably, there are no such people today who wouldend of the day's work did not feel heaviness in his legs. Simply, many do not pay attention to this, especially those who walk on their heels, thinking that it should be so. However, in fact, this syndrome is not as harmless as it seems. If the time is not taken, this syndrome can develop into a more serious disease - varicose veins. If you do not want your legs to become covered with a network of veins, it's time to take action! To date, there are many ways to combat these ailments. This and the various exercises, and water procedures. Whether you have tired legs syndrome or not, the following symptoms will help you to make sure of it:

  • Feeling numbness
  • a feeling of buzzing
  • fatigue, heaviness and pain in the legs during the day
  • swelling of the ankles and feet
  • cramps in calves

Remember: all of the above symptoms are not normal for healthy legs. Normally, the legs should always be light.

Where does the tired legs syndrome come from?

First of all, because of the heavy load on the legs. On average, every woman makes about ten thousand steps a day. And it is good, if in shoes on a low heel, and if on shpilkah, moreover from above presses excess weight. Because of such a heavy workload, the veins begin to cope poorly with their work, poorly flowing blood, which makes them simply bursting. That's why by the evening on the skin of the legs a network of veins appears. In addition, venous blood and lymph stagnate. And as a result - swelling! Many mistakenly believe that the syndrome of tired legs bothers only those who spend most of the day on their feet. However, such unpleasant manifestations are also affected by those who, by their activities, spend most of the day at the table. After all, in order to be as it should be to drive blood through the veins, the legs should always be in good shape.

Struggling with a syndrome of tired legs

Once you began to worry about the symptoms of tiredlegs, immediately begin to take measures: - wear only high-quality shoes; - put orthopedic insoles in the shoes; - for daily wear choose shoes with a stable low heel (no more than 4 cm). - Carefully approach the choice of shoes: it should not be cramped; - in the evening, lying on the couch in front of the TV, at least for 15 minutes, lift your feet up, for example, on the wall; - do not eat at night; - When sitting, try to relax your legs: do not cross them and do not put one foot on the other.

"Dissolve blood" in the legs will help the following exercises:

  • Remove your shoes and sit on a chair straight. Now try using your toes to lift a small object from the floor, for example, a box of matches or a lighter.
  • The next exercise is the "pedal". Sitting on a chair, connect the knees together, and with your feet, as it were, press the pedals. In this case, the toe of one leg should be lifted up, and the other one - down.
  • Also, in the sitting position, extend the legs in front of you and alternately rotate your feet in one direction or the other.
  • Stand up straight, hands forward. Now go up on your toes and go down. Do this exercise 4-5 times.
  • Twist your bicycle in the prone position.

Now proceed to water procedures

Water procedures are best spent in the evening, when the legs are worst. Therefore, do not be lazy before bedtime to pamper your tired legs with water procedures, for which they will only thank you.

  • Pour cool water into the tub so that it reaches the middle of the calves. Add 2-3 tablespoons of sea salt and walk on the water. You'll see: after a few minutes, there was no fatigue.
  • Fitovannochka for the feet. Prepare a decoction of marigold and horse chestnut or buy a ready-made composition in the store.
  • Contrast foot bath (or contrastshower). Alternately, lower your legs into cold water and then into hot water. After the procedure, rub in the skin of the feet with lemon or almond oil. Also, any anti-varicose cream is suitable.

Pressotherapy is a more radical method

Pressotherapy is based on compression. Do this procedure in beauty salons with the help of special pants that are worn on your feet. When filling with air, they begin to rhythmically pressure them. Feels like this procedure is very similar to usual massage, but unlike it is more effective: the result of one pressotherapy session replaces 20-30 sessions of usual massage. During the session, the blood is simply expelled from the vessels upward, and the legs rest.