Varicose Veins: The Symptoms and Warning Signs

Varicose veins are larger-than-normal, gnarled veins most often in the legs, caused by a pooling of blood from valves within the veins not closing all the way. This can happen with any superficial vein but is most commonly found in the legs since standing and walking increases the pressure on your veins. Although for many people varicose veins are simply displeasing to look at, for others they can cause a lot of pain and discomfort. Varicose veins could even lead to some serious health problems. Here are the symptoms and signs of Varicose veins.

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5 Foods to Eat if You Have Varicose Veins (and what foods to avoid)

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Aside from genetics, nutrition and lifestyle are also key factors that can play a huge role in the development of varicose veins. Fortunately, you can pay attention to what you’re putting into your body and tweak your eating habits to ensure you’re getting enough micronutrients in your diet. Here are a few foods to help you eat your way to healthier veins: [Read more…]

5 Exercises to Help Prevent Varicose Veins

5 Exercises to Prevent Varicose Veins

One of the key factors in the development of varicose veins is an inactive lifestyle. Not getting enough exercise slows circulation and allows blood to pool in the lower limbs. Incorporating a little more activity into your lifestyle is a great way to combat varicose veins.

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Spring Break Tips: Protect Your Veins While Traveling

Spring break is right around the corner and many people love to escape the cold for warmer climates. However, if you suffer from vein problems, you could be in danger when you travel. Don’t let varicose veins ruin your spring vacation – follow these steps to keep your veins healthy!  [Read more…]

Myth: Varicose Veins Don’t Impact The Young

 

You may think that you’re safe from getting varicose veins because it is a problem that only impacts the elderly. However, young people can get varicose veins under certain conditions. Sometimes they are caused by medical conditions, sometimes by lifestyle choices. Discover what causes varicose veins in young people today!
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3 Ways to Prevent Varicose Veins After Your Procedure

So you made the decision to treat your varicose veins with laser therapy! You may know the tricks for relaxing and preparing for your procedure beforehand, but what about after? What can you do to take care of yourself so that varicose veins don’t make an unwelcome reappearance?  [Read more…]

Healthy Diet Tips for Healthy Veins

You know that exercise and stress play a big part in your vein health but did you also know that your diet is another major factor? A healthy diet can work wonders if you’re seeing symptoms of vein disease. Find out what you should – and shouldn’t – be eating to keep your veins healthy!  [Read more…]

Manage Your Stress for Better Vein Health

You’ve probably heard that stress can put a serious strain on your health. Did you know that chronic stress can affect your veins? The more you manage your stress, the better chance you have of managing your vein health.  [Read more…]

Safe Exercises for Varicose Veins

If you have an active lifestyle, varicose veins can slow you down. What can you do when you don’t want to cut exercise out of your life but you also want to keep your varicose veins from getting worse? Here are some safe exercises for people with varicose or spider veins: [Read more…]

5 Tips to Fight Varicose Veins

Those veins on your legs, feet, and thighs might make you self-conscious, but they aren’t just aesthetic. Varicose veins are enlarged veins caused by increased pressure, most often seen in lower parts of the body. Some diagnoses may not be painful, while some people may experience aching pain and discomfort. There are simple, everyday habits you can practice to delay or reduce the onset of varicose veins. [Read more…]

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