Do you wear compression stockings? If you do, you are certainly not alone – venous disorders are widespread conditions, about 90% of adults have changes in the veins of their legs.
Patients with venous disorders know: the skin under compression garments itches. But special skin care products such as gels, creams and sprays offer quick and simple relief. Since the skin of patients with venous disease needs particular attention you should include special skin care in your daily routine. According to a recent study conducted by Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, care products form an important part of compression treatment. Because: the right creams don't only make the skin really smooth, they achieve a whole lot more besides. We'll show you how the individual beauty products work and what you must look out for.
As the word compression suggests, the stockings exert compression. They are knitted with very close stitches to narrow distended veins from the outside. The venous valves close better again and pump the blood back to the heart. It flows more quickly through the veins, thus preventing oedema and thromboses. Breathable high-tech fibres ensure rapid moisture wicking from the surface of the skin. The integrated Clima Fresh function has an antibacterial effect and inhibits odour-forming bacteria. The fibres are easy to care for and prevent the deposition of skin particles, grease and salts.
The blood can no longer circulate properly due to venous disease and the skin stores less moisture. It is pressed from the deeper layers of the skin up to the surface where it evaporates. The result: the skin's moisture balance loses its natural equilibrium. The skin becomes dry and itches, but this doesn't have to be the case.
Help your skin and give it the moisture it needs from the outside. Quite simply, by pampering yourself every morning and evening with special products from your medical retailer. Preferably with the high-quality skin care range from medi. Important: when choosing the products, remember the different needs of your skin: during the day it needs to be cooled and refreshed, at night the moisture balance needs to be restored and the upper skin layer given the chance to calm down.
Conventional care products can attack the material of your compression stocking, so the best possible treatment results are no longer guaranteed. With the medi care range for your skin you can be sure that only tried-and-tested and high-quality active ingredients are used that are matched to your compression garment.
Here is a summary of the most important constituents and their effects:
Summary: Beside the choice of compression stocking, specific skin care plays an important role in compression treatment. With these high-quality cosmetics from medi, you can feel good in compression stockings.