Symptoms, remedies, treatments and care for Varicose Veins
Varicose veins are gnarled, enlarged veins. Any vein may become varicose, but the veins most commonly affected are those in your legs and feet. That's because standing and walking upright increases the pressure in the veins of your lower body.
Varicose veins can cause aching pain and discomfort for some people. It may also signal a higher risk of other circulatory conditions. In some cases, varicose veins can lead to more-serious health problems.
Symptoms of varicose veins include veins that are dark purple or blue, appear twisted and bulging - often like cords, achy or heavy feeling in the legs, burning, throbbing and swelling in lower legs, itching around veins, etc.
Spider veins are a mild, small variation of varicose veins. They are closer to the skin’s surface, and are generally only a cosmetic concern.
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