A varicose vein is a condition in which the blood vessels of the legs become dilated and tortuous. They are enlarged, twisted veins and, although they can happen anywhere in the body, they are more common in the legs.
Find out more about the causes and what can be done to tackle the pain and discomfort...
The difference between spider veins and varicose veins begins with their size because spider veins are usually just a fraction of an inch (3 millimeters) while varicose veins are more than 3 mm in size.
Varicose veins are those swollen and enlarged veins that usually occur on the legs and feet. They may be blue or dark purple, and are often lumpy, bulging or twisted in appearance. We share more of the symptoms and information about what you can do about them.
Those varicose veins - and the pain and discomfort they bring - are basically caused by malfunctioning valves in your veins, valves that are unable to bring blood back to your heart effectively as they work against gravity.
We share natural ways to prevent and treat the symptoms of those tiresome varicose veins.
Varicose veins appear as swollen, twisted blood vessels that bulge just under the skin’s surface, usually occurring on the legs, feet and ankles.
Although they can be painful or itchy, unsightly or uncomfortable, varicose veins are not usually dangerous except in some rare cases where severe varicose veins can lead to serious health problems, such as blood clots.
The symptoms of varicose veins can cause considerable pain and discomfort while in extreme cases, there could be complications. We share information on how to relieve the discomfort of such symptoms...