You know the feeling when you had a very busy day and all you want to do is kick off your shoes, lift up your feet, and relax? We know hot it feels!
Due to the hustle and bustle of life, most people should spend long days and nights on their feet. Unfortunately, this may lead to leg fatigue, excessive sweating, swelling and other health problems.
If you are one of these people who are suffering from the symptoms of tired legs, you should learn a few tricks to relieve leg fatigue in order to lead an active life. We would like to show you several tips which can help you relieve stress from sore, aching feet and provide relief, strength, health and beauty. Are you interested?
In most cases, it is enough to give your feet some rest: take off your shoes, lie down on the bed placing your legs above the head, take a relaxing bath. And if these simple tricks don’t help you, you should take urgent actions. Scroll down to read how to manage leg weakness at home.
Effective treatment for tired legs
Most health experts think that first aid management of tired legs is provided with only three components: water, salt and grass.
Contrast shower is an amazing way to relieve the symptoms of leg fatigue. How can you do this? You need to shower your feet in cold water for ten seconds and then shower them in hot water for ten seconds. Repeat this showering three times and when you complete this treatment, apply body lotion to moisturize them.
Or you may choose another option: Take two containers – with hot and cold water. Soak your feet in hot water for two minutes and then soak your feet in cold water for two seconds. Repeat this method at least five times. Just be aware: you shouldn’t use this method, if you are suffering from kidney disease.
Fill a container with room temperature water and mix it with two teaspoons of sea salt. Soak your feet in this mixture for ten minutes. Believe us, you will feel relief.
In order to prepare a herbal infusion, you should take two teaspoons of chamomile and two teaspoons of mint, pour them with hot water and let it sit for half an hour. Soak your feet in this herbal infusion for ten minutes.
Herbal ice cubes
Herbal ice cubes are beneficial for your skin and for leg fatigue treatment. In order to prepare herbal ice cubes, you should prepare herbal infusion and put it in the freezer. You may use different herbs such as, yarrow, sage, calendula, lemon balm or chamomile. Wipe your feet with these herbal ice cuber to relieve leg fatigue.
Essential oils for your bath
Essential oils are beneficial for your tired feet. It may help you relax after busy day and relieve stress. You may add to your bath lavender, juniper, eucalyptus, mint, lemon, cypress. However, we don’t recommend you use undiluted essential oils. It is better to mix three drops of essential oils with olive oil. Soak your feet in essential oil bath for fifteen minutes.
Relaxing exercises and massages
In order to stimulate blood circulation, you need to lie on the couch and lift his legs up leaning against the wall. Or you may sit on a chair, raise your legs pressing against a wall. You may also went up on your toes, sharply falling down.
However, the best way to relax your feet is to get a relaxing massage. You may do a massage on your own. First, take a relaxing bath and then massage your feet in circular motions. Pay special attention to your heels and foot arches. Massage your calves and shins slowly and gently. After you complete a massage, apply a moisturizing cream on your feet and put on cotton socks. This way you will feel refreshed and relaxed.
An exercise with a tennis ball
If your feet feel tired, it might be not easy to do this exercise. But you should try! Sit down, take a tennis ball and start rolling a ball under your feet. This will help to relax the muscles and joints of your legs. In order to relieve stress, you may also try to pick up small items with your toes.
If you experience leg fatigue every day, we recommend you visiting your doctor in order to examine your health. Tired leg syndrome can be the symptom of vitamin D deficiency and many other serious diseases. Your health is important and you should take care of it!