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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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