Varicose Veins are enlarged veins that can be blue or red and can appear swollen and raised above the surface of the skin
Can be caused by weak or damaged valves in the veins, in which clogged blood makes the veins bulge.
Abnormal flow within the venous system and can cause symptoms such as:
By Desiree Alvarado and Ivanna Cortez
- Self-Care: exercise,losing weight, not wearing tight clothes etc.
- Compression stockings: squeeze legs to allow blood circulation
- Laser surgeries: Doctors use laser treatment to close off Varicose veins
- Sclerotherapy: Doctors inject with a solution that closes the veins and causes them to fade overtime