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.
According to the American College of Phlebology, up to 50 percent of American women have varicose veins
or a related venous disorder.
It's true that women are most likely to have varicose veins
, but more than 30 million Americans of all ages and both genders are affected.
Once the varicose veins
are gone, other veins deeper in the body take up the slack.
"Minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins
which destroy the vein by heat using a laser is the most effective treatment," said lead researcher Dr.
In fact, varicose veins
and leg ulcers have been blighting both my parents' lives for decades.
I've skip gigs standing long was and woken leg However, it was on my list of grievances alongside having to skip music gigs because standing for long periods was an issue, constantly having to listen to people saying "I thought only grannies got varicose veins
" and being woken in the night by leg cramps.
Whether to relieve symptoms and/or improve appearance, treating varicose veins
can be performed by vein centers that specialize in the evaluation and management of superficial venous disorders.
Treatment of varicose veins
includes ligation or exclusion of the perforator veins.
are enlarged and twisted superficial veins that often appear blue or purple.
In addition to noting the unsightly appearance, patients with varicose veins
may complain of aching, heaviness, pruritus, and early fatigue of the affected leg.