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Don’t Let Winter Stop You From These Helpful Indoor Exercises for Varicose Veins

November 4, 2020 • karnold • Varicose VeinsVein Care
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Do These Helpful Indoor Exercises for Varicose Veins Over the Winter Winter weather might cause you to avoid going outdoors for exercise, but it’s still important to stay physically active. In fact, exercise can help if you have have varicose veins. Consider doing the following exercises in the comfort of your own Phoenix home this winter. How Varicose Veins Happen Varicose veins occur when you have blood pooling inside your blood vessels. When blood accumulates in these veins, it causes them to swell and bulge. Varicose veins often have a rope-like appearance and can result in pain, itchiness, and other symptoms if they’re not trea...

Cozy Sweatpants & Secretly Treating Varicose or Spider Veins in Colder Months

October 5, 2020 • karnold • Varicose VeinsVein CareVein Treatment

Treating Varicose Veins & Spider Veins Is Stress Free During Colder Months Varicose veins can cause discomfort or other symptoms in addition to having an unsightly appearance. Spider veins normally don’t cause any severe symptoms, but they can be highly visible. Whether you have spider veins or varicose veins, keep in mind that there are treatment options available. These treatments can help relieve symptoms and cause these veins to fade over time. While there are different treatment methods available, sclerotherapy is among the more common ones. During this kind of procedure, you’ll have an irritant injected into spider or varicose ve...

Relieve & Treat Itchy Varicose Veins with These Fast Methods

September 10, 2020 • karnold • Vein Care
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When you have too much blood building up inside your blood vessels, you can end up with varicose veins. These veins, which have a bulging and bluish appearance, might not result in any discomfort. However, they can become itchy over time, especially when you don’t have them treated and they get worse. Find out how you can relieve itchiness that occurs with varicose veins. Why Your Varicose Veins Make You Itch Varicose veins can start itching for a couple of reasons. When you have this vein problem, your immune system might release histamines in response. Histamines can cause itchiness to occur in the affected vein...

What Causes Varicose Veins?

August 6, 2020 • karnold • Varicose VeinsVein Treatment
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The Common Causes of Varicose Veins Varicose veins appear in the legs and the feet. They are large and swollen and occur when the valves in the veins do not work properly, impeding the flow of blood, causing it to fill up and expand the veins in the area. While varicose veins can lead to swelling, aching, and pain, they do not usually need to be treated because of health reasons. Yet, for those who experience extreme discomfort, they may wish to seek out treatment. Though they are rare, there are some cases that can result in medical problems, such as vein rupture or the development of ulcers....

Can You Prevent Varicose Veins Caused By Pregnancy?

July 6, 2020 • karnold • PregnancyVaricose Veins
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Why Do Women Get Varicose Veins During Pregnancy? Varicose veins are veins that bulge due to increased pressure from blood built up in the leg veins. While this can occur at any time, it tends to be prevalent in pregnant women for a number of reasons. The first possible cause behind varicose veins in pregnant is the increase in progesterone which is a hormone that is essential for a healthy pregnancy. While this hormone can help your pregnancy, it also slows down the blood flow in your body as it relaxes the veins. If the blood builds up then the pressure in your veins can increase and enlarge....

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