Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

  Why do women get varicose veins during pregnancy? Varicose veins are a very common occurrence during pregnancy. A woman’s body produces much more blood during pregnancy in order to support both the mother and the growing baby. Also, the mother has increased levels of progesterone that relaxes the blood vessel walls.  In addition, the […]

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Varicose Veins: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Varicose veins are a common condition, affecting 50% of people over the age of 50. They can occur at any age, for both men and women, and develop most commonly in the legs and ankles.   What are they and how are they caused? Varicose veins are veins engorged with blood due to weakened or […]

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