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Is Sun Exposure Bad For Spider Veins? How to Protect Yourself

Is Sun Exposure Bad For Spider Veins? How to Protect Yourself

July is UV Safety Awareness Month, so it’s a great time to talk about how being in the sun can affect your veins. The light we get from the sun is a mix of many colors. One of the colors that we can’t see is called ultraviolet, or “UV”. There are two types of UV...

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...

My legs feel heavy, help! [5 things you can do about it]

My legs feel heavy, help! [5 things you can do about it]

If you’ve ever had an intense workout or just been on your feet all day, you’ll know the feeling of heavy legs. Some people have this annoying sensation all the time. If you do, there’s a good chance it’s caused by blood pooling in your legs due to poor circulation, and that’s probably due to varicose veins. So what can you do about it? Here are five tips to help alleviate those symptoms.