Rather than waiting to treat venous ulcers, you can prevent the long recovery by being aware of and using these factors.
The first thing you can do to take charge of your health is control leg swelling by elevation of the legs above the heart and wearing of compression stockings when up during the day.
Next, take steps towards regular exercise. The human body was made to move. Exercise improves circulation throughout the body and gives many other benefits.
Finally, if you do smoke, stop. Smoking inhibits the body’s ability to heal and hurts your circulation as well.