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Should I Be Concerned About Dark Veins?

July 23, 2020 0 Comments
Should I Be Concerned About Dark Veins?

Have you noticed some dark veins on your legs, arms, or face that you hadn't noticed before? It's not uncommon to be able to see blue veins deep under the skin, but perhaps, your veins have become raised and darker in color. Over time you may have also noticed some other symptoms like heaviness or swelling in your legs or pain around the veins. While these symptoms may just be aesthetically unappealing or uncomfortable, they can also point to underlying health conditions that need to be treated. Let's take a look at what regular changes or factors cause dark veins, and when it's time to be concerned.

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Varicose Veins Pain Relief: Enjoy Your Summer with These 5 Tips

July 13, 2020 0 Comments
Varicose Veins Pain Relief

Have you ever noticed that just when the outdoor summer fun ramps up, so does the discomfort caused by your varicose veins? You're ready to go and hit the trails when all of a sudden, your legs are more achy and uncomfortable than usual, and you are reminded once again that you have varicose veins. The timing is not a coincidence. Studies show that not only does heat tend to cause veins to dilate, but it also makes it harder for the valves in your veins to do their jobs.Give these methods a try, and you'll be back to the summer fun in no time.

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Are Varicose Veins Dangerous? Here’s What You Need to Know

June 23, 2020 0 Comments
Are Varicose Veins Dangerous?

Varicose veins. If you don't already have them, there's a one in four chance that you'll get them. At last count, nearly one-quarter of Americans have varicose veins— that's over 40 million people. Women are 50% more likely to suffer from this incurable condition. And if you have a family member who has or had varicose veins, you are 90% more likely to develop them yourself. Seeing these bulging twisted veins pop up under your skin can be unsettling. They definitely put a blight on a smooth, even skin tone, but when you see one pop up, it's also natural to ask, "Are varicose veins dangerous?"

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