Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Achy, Heavy, Throbbing Legs? TV’s “The Doctors” Weigh in On Symptoms of Varicose Veins

In last week’s USA Weekend, “The Doctors”, known best for dispensing expert advice on their popular daytime TV show, explain why varicose veins are not just cosmetic and what you can do to prevent them.

From What You Can Do About Varicose Veins:

Start with lifestyle changes — exercising, elevating your legs and avoiding long periods of standing or sitting can help ease pain and keep veins from getting worse. In some cases, compression stockings may be needed to help with blood flow. For more severe varicose veins, there are a number of minimally invasive options that can fade or remove the vein; newer treatments use laser or radiofrequency to heat and close off the vein.

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