The classical medicine declares that the arising of varicose veins has something to do with a weakness of the connective tissue. This theory is wrong.
How do varicose veins arise? Here also differences in the length of the legs and a pelvic damage in the sense of the SMT® are the basic causes for this disease.
The consequence of these damages is an increasing tension in the pelvic muscles, so that not only the arterial blood inpour into the leg decreases, but also the outpour via the veins. The returnflow of the blood from the leg to the heart is much more hindered due to tensed up pelvic muscles as the blood inpour into the leg, and that is why the veins, due to the weak and thin vascular wall, are much easier and quicker compressible than it is the case at the arterial vessels, which have a thick muscle coat.
Now the question arises, whether really a weakness of the connective tissue is also responsible for the arising of varicose veins. I am convinced that this is not the case.
The tensed up muscles, being caused by a pelvic damage in the sense of the SMT®, spreads centrifugally into the complete body muscles, i.e. also into the muscles of the pelvis and the legs. This causes, like already said, not only a hindering of the blood inpour into the leg (bad circulation of the legs), but also to a worsening of the outflow from the leg and the returnflow into the heart. The consequence is a stasis in the legs, which overloads and widens the veins.
When the pressure of the venous stasis becomes too high, liquid is pressed into the tissue surrounding the vessel, which causes edema (swelling of the legs).
For the localization of varicose veins the meridian connections are very important. Via the legs run the following meridians:
Please consider here also those vertebrae and organs, which are connected among each other in and via the corresponding functional circuits.
To avoid or soothe varicosity and the tendency for the swelling of the legs and - as far as there are no real medical backgrounds - to relieve them, you only have to remove the pelvic damages in the sense of the SMT®. When the patient suffers already for a long time from varicosity, only an operation can help. After the operation however it is absolutely necessary to begin with the treatment of the SMT®, to avoid a reappearance of new varicose veins.