The main action takes place on the basis of hirudotherapy lymphoid system, accumulating metabolites. In other words, restores leech physiological excretory functions, regulating interconnection relations and interaction, activating interstitial humoral transport, slowing the aging process. Hirudotherapy effect on the pathological focus on three fronts: through lymph flow through the bloodstream, through biologically active points, restoring the internal environment more fully and physiological. Leech contains all natural factors, optimally regulating homeostasis and act the body naturally. The most important effect of hirudotherapy are anti-ischemic effect, restoration of microcirculation and the ability to activate the local immune system.
The advantage of using leech secretion to pharmaceutical antiischemic agents is that restoring vascular permeability, physiological lymphatic drainage, components of leech saliva provide a focused therapeutic effect, creating a concentration of the anti drug directly into the pathological focus. Each potential patients, plans to take advantage hirudotherapy, it is important to remember that the general and local immunity after a course of leeches significantly increases. Complications during the course of treatment are extremely rare and occur in mainly during combing wounds patients because of itching. But it is not contraindication to further continuation of the course, only reduces the number of procedures, and requires the appointment of antibacterial drugs. In very rare cases you may experience an allergic reaction, that manifests itself in increased itching, edema build-up. In these rare situations, designate protivogistaminnye the preparation and course of treatment is stopped, the patient is alerted to the presence of his delayed type hypersensitivity reactions and possible severe -8 an allergic reaction during the second course of hirudotherapy. It also occurs as a complication of excessive bleeding when a patient does not deviation detected in blood coagulation system, or the oversight of leeches directly over the adjacent vessels. At the same time it imposed a tight pressing or bandage the wound stitched.