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According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, varicose veins are swollen veins visible just under the surface of the skin. They most often occur in the legs, but they...

Varicose Veins
Varicose veins occur when your veins become chronically over-filled with blood. They're often painful and unsightly, with a bluish-purple or red coloration. The condition is very common, especially in women. More »

Varicose veins

Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged and twisted. The term commonly refers to the veins on the leg, although varicose veins can occur ...

Varicose veins - Mayo Clinic

Varicose veins are gnarled, enlarged veins. Any vein may become varicose, but the veins most commonly affected are those in your legs and feet.
Do you think you have varicose veins or are you wondering what exactly are varicose veins? Find out what a varicose vein is and what causes varicose veins. More »
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Varicose Veins: Click for Facts About Symptoms and Remedies

Nov 6, 2014 ... Varicose veins are thought to be inherited, or caused by pregnancy, obesity, prolonged standing, age, straining (chronic cough, enlarged ...

Understanding Varicose Veins -- the Basics - WebMD

Mar 23, 2015 ... Learn more from WebMD about the causes of varicose veins, a problem that affects up to 60% of all Americans.

Varicose Veins: Get the Facts on Treatment and Symptoms

Oct 15, 2014 ... Learn about varicose veins and spider veins, causes like a sedentary lifestyle, pregnancy, weight gain, pregnancy, and prolonged standing.

Varicose Veins - VascularWeb

Arteries bring oxygen-rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body and veins return oxygen-poor blood back to your heart. Varicose veins are swollen veins ...

What Are Varicose Veins? - NHLBI, NIH

Feb 13, 2014 ... Varicose (VAR-i-kos) veins are swollen, twisted veins that you can see just under the surface of the skin. These veins usually occur in the legs, ...

How to Cover Varicose Veins
Varicose veins are large, purple or blue veins that protrude anywhere on the body and often show up on the legs. They can appear with age or during pregnancy and can cause pain and itching. They can also signal a serious medical condition, but for many... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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Q: How to Cover Varicose Veins.
A: 1. Visit the makeup counter at your local department store. Talk to the sales consultants about Dermablend or a similar product covers varicose veins. Ask the c... Read More »
Q: How to Prevent Varicose Veins.
A: 1. Stand up straight. Good posture helps decrease pressure in your veins. 2. Maintain ideal body weight. Too much weight causes the entire circulatory system to... Read More »
Q: How to Prevent Varicose Veins
A: 1 Know your risk factors. Some people are more prone to developing varicose veins than others. Knowing the risk factors for developing varicose veins will help ... Read More »
Q: Is this varicose veins?
A: looks more like stretch marks. vericose vains are blue i believe. Source(s) none. Read More »
Q: Are these varicose veins?
A: Yes they probably are! Varicose and spider veins appear when your legs have been constricted of circulation, tights and nylons do it. Its easy to fix. go to a d... Read More »