Category: Advice

When to be Concerned about Varicose Veins
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When to be Concerned about Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are more common than you may think. Some small veins can be harmless (yet unsightly) while large veins may require medical attention. But how do you know if you should worry about your varicose veins? Columbus Vein Center has helped men and women recover from a variety of varicose vein problems. If you’re...

How can I improve circulation in my legs?
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How can I improve circulation in my legs?

<h1> Poor Circulation in Your Legs: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments </h1> Poor circulation is a result of other health issues such as peripheral artery disease (PAD), diabetes, obesity and varicose veins. Most circulation problems are noticed in the feet, legs and hands, and symptoms can include swelling, numbness and pain. Prolonged sitting and standing can also...

12 Myths About Varicose Veins
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12 Myths About Varicose Veins

False Facts About Varicose Veins You Should Stop Believing In Varicose veins can be ugly, painful, and lead to more severe health issues if ignored. But what causes them? Maybe you’ve heard some old wives’ tales that sound like a bunch of baloney. But what if they’re true? Here are 12 myths about varicose veins...

Are Varicose Veins Hereditary?
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Are Varicose Veins Hereditary?

Do varicose veins run in the family? People assume that varicose veins are caused by standing for long periods of time, so employees who work on their feet, like hair stylists, teachers, doctors, nurses, cashiers, restaurant servers and bartenders, are likely to develop varicose veins. But what if you sit at a desk all day?...

How Do Veins Work?
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How Do Veins Work?

The biology behind veins Maybe you remember learning about veins in Biology class, or memorizing how arteries carry blood away from the heart (they both start with an “a”) and veins carry the blood back. Now that you’re older and paying more attention to your body you may want a refresher course, especially if you...

Varicose Veins During Pregnancy
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Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

Why do women get varicose veins while pregnant? Many women develop varicose veins during pregnancy. If they already have varicose veins they may get worse while pregnant, and with each successive pregnancy. There are other contributing factors as well such as being overweight, carrying more than one baby, and working a job that requires standing...

Jobs That Cause Varicose Veins
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Jobs That Cause Varicose Veins

Jobs that are more likely to cause varicose veins.  There are several reasons some people are more prone to getting varicose veins than others. In addition to gender, age and genetics, there are also certain jobs more likely to cause varicose veins. But don’t worry. Not only are there non-surgical treatments for varicose veins, there...

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