Varicose Veins

Also referred to as varicosities, varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that may bulge underneath the skin. Most often, varicose veins appear as swollen and raised veins with a bluish-purple or slightly red color. Typically, varicose veins are painful as well.

Varicose Vein Symptoms

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Varicose Veins

Visible leg veins can impact more than your appearance. Varicose veins in the legs point toward a more severe underlying problem called venous insufficiency.  The cause of venous insufficiency is weakened vein valves.  . When chronic venous insufficiency occurs, leg veins could become severely damaged, which is why diagnosing and treating any venous conditions as early as possible is crucial.

Ages

Varicose veins are ropey and large, whereas spider veins are dilated small veins in the skin. When you think about these conditions, you make associate them with older adults. Are you too young for spider veins? Can you get varicose veins at any age? While it’s true that your risk of vascular leg pain increases […]

Varicose Vein Symptoms

Tightness of skin in the legs is the feeling that comes from venous congestion, or the inability of the vein system to return blood back to the heart for pumping. Tightness is a sign that pressure is accumulating, frequently from blood in the vein system that pools in the leg. Tightness can be felt with […]

Varicose Veins

Your veins are designed to transport blood back to your heart to be oxygenated. When something malfunctions during the transportation process and causes the blood to leak backward, you’ll start noticing bluish or purplish varicose veins under your skin. While varicose veins are usually seen in the legs, bulging veins can also show up on […]

Treatment

When your veins are working as they should, they help keep deoxygenated blood flowing back to your heart. Sometimes, these veins can become either weakened or damaged, causing them to transport blood ineffectively. Some common risk factors for developing varicose veins include genetics and sedentary lifestyle.¬† Regardless of the cause, though, compromised veins become more […]

Varicose Vein Management

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