She has varicose veins
in both legs, and she never can stand on her feet all day an' work for wages.
You're only home-sick, and what you call varicose veins
come from over-eating.
is growing in prevalence in the UAE, and worldwide it is estimated to affect around 20 per cent of all adults at some point in their lives, according to the US National Library of Medicine.
1 Workers who stand on their feet all day are more at risk of varicose veins
"Getting varicose veins
- bulging, bumpy veins seen on the surface of the legs - has nothing to do with whether you sit or stand at work," says consultant vascular surgeon Professor Mark Whiteley, (thewhiteleyclinic.
The only solution to varicose veins
is surgery, which, if done for cosmetic reasons, is not covered by insurance nor recommended for pregnant women like me.
While 15-20% of UK adults have varicose veins
which bulge from the leg when standing, another 15-20% have hidden varicose veins
with inflammation at the ankle, caused by blood falling down the main leg veins.
As a result of their damage, varicose veins
are dilated and often tortuous superficial veins.
When the valves of the superficial system are weak or damaged, blood can back up and pool, which can cause varicose veins
that are enlarged, swollen or twisted.
Personally, I'm lucky enough to have avoided actual varicose veins
so far, but I've been playing 'whack a mole' with thread veins for as long as I've been a beauty editor, and now there's an ominous green thing on my skin too.
are more common in women--female hormones such as estrogen appear to contribute (you're more likely to develop varicose veins
if you take hormone replacement therapy).
Conclusion: The treatment with endovenous laser treatment for patients with varicose veins
is safe and effective.
Primary varicose veins
are associated with several changes in vein wall architecture that may precede the development of reflux giving rise to several weak wall hypotheses.