Varicose Vein Treatments and Info

Varicose from the Latin word varius describes veins that have varied or differing qualities from healthy veins. Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged and misshapen ultimately effecting the veins’ ability to function properly..

Symptions and Causes of Varicose Veins

Symptoms of Varicose Veins Causes of Varicose Veins

Symptoms of swelling, redness, aching, heaviness, inability to exercise, pain or tenderness along the vein, muscle cramps, itching/ burning, restless legs, changes in skin (thickening, dryness, irritation, or ulceration) and decreased sensation of touch occur with varicose veins.

What causes varicose veins?

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Can Treating Varicose Veins Help Spider Veins Too?

Symptoms of Varicose Veins Spider Veins

Often spider veins can be a sign of venous insuffiency and reflux in the larger veins towards the surface of the skin known as superficial veins or perforators (veins that connect the superficial veins to the deep veins).

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