Edema is an abnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin and in the cavities of the body, which can cause severe pain. Edema often occurs in the ankles, but is also possible in the lungs or across the entire body. You can recognize edema in the legs easily: after pressure is applied to a small area, the indentation persists after the release of the pressure.
Edema can be caused by a decreased function of the veins or lymphatics. For example thrombosis, varicose veins or lymphedema. In addition, it is also possible the cause lies in a decreased pump function of the heart, liver or kidney aliments. It is important to determine the cause of the edema, so that both can be treated. Often support stockings are prescribed in addition to so called “diuretics”. The elastic stockings support the moisture transport in the legs. This is very important to relieve the heart.
In addition, it is also possible the cause lies in a decreased pump function of the heart or liver and kidney ailments. It is important to determine the cause of the oedema, so that both can be treated. For the treatment support stockings are often prescribed in addition to so-called ‘diuretics’. These support the moisture transport in the legs. This is very important to relieve the heart.
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