3 Ways to Manage Varicose Veins as an Athlete

 ways to manage varicose veins as an athlete
Varicose veins are a common problem for athletes. The constant pressure on the veins caused by running and jumping can lead to varicose veins in the legs. If left untreated, varicose veins can cause pain and swelling in the legs. Let’s look at three ways that athletes can manage varicose veins with an active lifestyle.
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7 Tips for Pregnant Women with Varicose Veins

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Pregnant women are often faced with a number of new challenges, and varicose veins can be one of them. Varicose veins can be caused by weight gain, constricted blood flow, and other pregnancy-related factors. If you’re pregnant and have varicose veins, don’t worry – we have some tips for you! In this blog post, we will discuss how to help manage them.

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Vitamins and Supplements that Support Vein Health

Varicose veins are a common and well-known symptom of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and other venous diseases. However, there are other, less well-known symptoms of varicose veins that can trouble you before they become visible. These symptoms include restless leg syndrome, leg cramps, rashes, and skin discoloration. 

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What to Do if You Develop Varicose Veins While Pregnant

Pregnancy is a time of great joy for many women, but it can come with a few drawbacks. One negative side effect of pregnancy: varicose veins. Varicose veins are a common undesirable result of pregnancy, and they are not fun to deal with. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with varicose veins for the rest of your life—there are ways to treat them. You can get back to enjoying your life without worrying about these troublesome veins or dealing with the pain, unsightliness, and discomfort that comes with them. 

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Spring Tips For Varicose Veins

Spring is in the air, and even though the seasons are changing, the pain in your varicose veins remains constant. At Summit Skin & Vein Care, we understand how uncomfortable varicose veins can be. That’s why we’ve put together a list of things that you can do to help lessen the pain and put the spring back in your step.

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Can You Cure Varicose Veins With Home Remedies?

Varicose Veins can be extremely painful to live with. There is so much information about how home remedies can help varicose veins, but can any of them cure varicose veins?

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How to Manage Varicose Vein Pain

Many people that experience varicose veins suffer pain. This is because the valves in the veins are malfunctioning, making it harder for blood to flow upwards. Without proper blood flow, the blood starts to pool and collect in areas, increasing the pressure on the vein, causing it to bulge and/or twist. Over time this pressure can result in pain. Summit Skin & Vein Care recommends a consultation for advice on a possible long-term treatment for varicose veins. However, when awaiting treatment options, try these methods to assist in reducing the pain of varicose veins.

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Common Signs of Varicose Veins

Common Signs of Varicose Veins

Aching and swollen legs, and twisted veins can be uncomfortable precursors to varicose veins. These occur when vein valves are weakened or damaged. The weakened valves prevent blood from efficiently returning to the heart, causing blood to accumulate in the vein, and resulting in its enlargement. Although this process can affect all veins, varicose veins specifically refer to the larger veins.

For some, varicose veins are simply a cosmetic issue, but in others, this is a sign of more serious medical conditions.

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Restless Legs Syndrome

Willis-Ekbom disease, more commonly known as restless legs syndrome, is a condition that causes an uncontrollable urge to move one’s legs. Typically, an uncomfortable sensation will cause this need to move and it happens most often in the evening while you’re sitting or lying down. It’s estimated that 7-10% of the US population suffers from restless legs syndrome. While restless legs syndrome typically has no cure, there is one treatable cause that tends to get overlooked: varicose veins.

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Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time of life but it can also come with interesting side effects. As pregnancy progresses, some women may start to notice blue and purple veins becoming more visible in their legs. Varicose veins are a pretty common occurrence to happen during pregnancy. But why do they occur and are they dangerous? Let’s find out more about varicose veins and pregnancy.

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