VARICOSE VEINS: AN OVERVIEW OF CURRENT AND HERBAL TREATMENTSAbstract
Varicose Veins can be explained as a disorder of the veins (especially of legs) wherein they get affected due to the backward flow and turbulence in the circulation of the blood. The veins get perverted, become enlarged due to a condition called edema. The disease also shows many associated symptoms which worsens the condition of the varicose veins. The present article deals with brief introduction regarding the etiopathogenesis of varicose veins, related causes and symptoms, the current surgical and non-surgical treatments, and the study of natural drugs which may be useful in curing the varicose veins. It indicates the benefits of the natural drugs over the complicated treatments. The natural treatments may prove to be more beneficial and cost effective than the other complex treatments such as surgeries, and laser treatments. The aim of writing this review is to evaluate the role of the herbal drugs for the treatment of varicose veins and the critical analysis of invasive surgeries and complex treatments.
Deepali Mor * and Payal Dande
SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, School of Pharmacy and Technology Management, Shirpur Campus, Maharashtra, India.
25 October, 2016
24 December, 2016
31 December, 2016
01 May, 2017