Does CBD Oil Help Minimize the Appearance of Varicose Veins?

November 2, 2020 • karnold • Varicose VeinsVein Treatment
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CBD oil has generated a lot of buzz lately. It won’t make you high, which means many are more comfortable taking it without worrying about side effects. It is known to be calming and used as a treatment for a growing host of issues. From arthritis to anxiety veins, CBD oil has been touted as the cure. There is a rumor going around that CBD oil help with varicose veins—but, does it work?

CBD Oil is Often Considered a Home Remedy for Varicose Veins

The research behind CBD oil is still in its infancy. First of all, finding a truly reputable manufacturer can be tough. Quality CBD oil might cost $100-$1000/mo depending on the strain and dispensary—and, that isn’t a bill insurance is willing to cover. Private insurance and Medicare don’t pay out for CBD oil because of federal legality issues. And second of all, like kale or coconut oil, CBD has suddenly become the natural heal-all. It has shown a reduction in seizures for children and a CBD brand was first approved for epilepsy treatment option in 2019. But, there is not much research available for many of the wild claims surrounding the product. While CBD oil may be able to help reduce chronic pain and increase relaxation, it is not going to be a long-term solution for varicose veins.

Unfortunately, CBD Oil Doesn’t Cure Varicose Veins

Varicose veins range from small spider veins to swollen, bulging rope-like veins. Those tricky disruptions are highly common (especially for women). They cause issues, like swelling, fatigue, heaviness and discomfort. If you want to get rid of varicose veins for good, CBD oil just isn’t a good use of your money. CBD oil may provide some relief from the discomfort, but it doesn’t provide a permanent solution for your varicose veins and it won’t change the appearance.

What You Can Do to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

Looking for a simple solution to get rid of varicose veins for good? You can complete a minimally invasive procedure to eliminate the veins causing issues. Procedures for varicose veins might include injecting sclerosant into each damaged vein to help them collapse. The treatment might use laser or radiofrequency (RF) to remove varicose veins. For larger or more difficult veins, a phlebectomy might be recommended. Learn more about our vein treatment options that Desert Vein Institute can offer to remove your varicose veins and improve your health.

What To Expect After Your Procedure

With most of our treatment options, there is no downtime. Our patients go home the same day and are largely back to their regular activities right away. You will need to take a break from strenuous activities for a week or two. The healing process will depend a lot on what treatment you needed to remove your varicose veins. For slightly more invasive procedures, you will want a compression bandage to cover the area and someone to help you out around the house as you heal during the first few days.

Contact Us at Desert Vein Institute

Are you looking for a way to eliminate those pesky varicose veins? Our Nevada vein experts can help you choose the treatment path that will work best for you. Meet Our Vein Physicians in Las Vegas and let’s discuss your options.

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