The use of medical leeches brings a relief from suffering. After a few treatments legs become lighter, disappears feeling of weight, skin on your leg shine and smoothes out the pain subsides, and varicose veins begin to be absorbed. Leech therapy relieve pain, burning, swelling and cramping.
Large, old varicose visually not reduced, because for several years, the walls were subject to stretching. While smaller and minor offten no longer visible. Significantly improves blood circulation, as evidenced by the heat and smooth the skin. Blood sucking leeches improves microcirculation by improving blood flow and oxygenation of tissues, improve the flow of lymph, the expansion of capillaries, removing toxins.
Equally important is the function of salivary gland secretion. SGS contains compounds rebuild cells and interrupt pathological inflammatory processes.
In the treatment of varicose veins importance of leeches is their anticoagulant (lowering blood clotting, blood becomes thinner) and thrombolytic (clot destruction) effect. It is allowing to blood flow freely through the vessels and eliminating the risk of blood clots to travel to other parts of the body and blocking an artery or veins. The Vasodilating agents help widen the vessel walls. There is also a noticeable boost in the immune system’s function due to bacteriostatic agents found in saliva of the leech. Blood circulation is improved with leech therapy and it helps with the healing process of wounds and ulcers.
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