kperez, Author at Tepas Vein Center
Can Men Get Varicose Veins? Should I Be Worried?

Can Men Get Varicose Veins? Should I Be Worried?

Why Women Get Them A lot of people think that only women get varicose veins, and they certainly have more reasons to get them: Pregnancy increases the pressure in the abdomen, which pushes back against the blood coming up from your legs. Menopause, menstruation, and...
Can Exercise Cause Varicose Veins?

Can Exercise Cause Varicose Veins?

The most prominent cause of varicosities is poor circulation, caused by a sedentary lifestyle. Your leg’s veins already have a hard time pushing the blood back up to your heart: gravity pulls the blood down, and abdominal pressure can push back against the blood. Your...