HOW DAILY WALKING CAN IMPROVE YOUR VARICOSE VEINS?

Varicose veins are difficult to prevent, and can also be difficult to treat once they’ve formed. However, there are many lifestyle changes you can make to minimize the appearance of varicose veins as well as reduce any pain or discomfort associated with them. Among these is something as simple as walking, which you can easily […]

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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SPIDER VEINS AND VARICOSE VEINS?

    Spider veins and varicose veins are different in appearance but similar in their causes. With varicose veins, the valves located within the veins are diseased and do not fully close to prevent blood in the vein from flowing in the wrong direction. This results in bulging veins in the legs which are often […]

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WILL EXERCISE MAKE VARICOSE VEINS DISAPPEAR?

  Since varicose veins can be caused by so many different factors, varicose veins can affect anyone from seasoned athlete to couch potato. Often, genetics play a large role in the development of varicose veins, and they can develop at any age.   The signs of varicose veins are:   Swelling in the legs and/or […]

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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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UNDERSTANDING CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY

  Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) affects the body’s ability to keep the blood flowing and ensure the body is healthy.  Blood flows throughout the human body – pumped from the heart to the body’s organs and then pumped back to the heart. In the lower parts of the body, blood must flow upwards from the […]

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