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.
Sitting or standing for long periods can be straining on your veins but there are things you can do to be proactive about your vein health and to reduce leg pain caused by strained veins.
You’ve heard of spider veins and varicose veins. You know when you have them. But what are they really, and what’s the difference? No matter which you have, they’re always a sign of a bigger problem.
Varicose veins, those badges of having the courage to get older, affect more than 25 million Americans. They often start as spider veins when patients are just in their 30s or even in their 20s. Once dismissed as par for the course of living, varicose veins should be...