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Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a life-changing event in a woman’s life. The experience of carrying a baby is unlike any other, yet it does come with challenges. About 40 percent of pregnant women develop varicose veins, which occur when the valves in the leg veins malfunction.

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Best Exercises to Prevent Varicose Veins

Did you know that sitting too much can increase heart attack and stroke risk by 147 percent? Although the American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of aerobic activity per week, that can be difficult for those with varicose veins.

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What Is Varicose Eczema?

People who suffer from varicose veins can experience leg pain, heaviness, swelling and tingling. The skin may also be affected, from minor itching and scaliness to a condition called varicose eczema.

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How Does Cold Weather Affect Vein Health?

Winter will be here before we know it! When cold weather arrives, our body’s circulatory system slows down. The circulatory system permits blood flow and the transport of nutrients throughout the body.

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How Do Compression Socks Benefit Vein Health?

The function of our vein valves is to keep blood flowing back to the heart. When the valves are weakened, blood often pools in the legs. As a result, patients with venous insufficiency may experience tired, heavy, swollen legs.

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