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Do Varicose Veins Go Away After Pregnanacy?

Do Varicose Veins Go Away After Pregnanacy?

About 40% of women will develop dilated blood vessels near the skin's surface or varicose veins after pregnancy. Hormones and increased blood volume places veins under increased pressure and weakens the one-way valves inside veins. When a valve weakens the blood pools and to compensate the vein dilates... Read More

Venous Reflux Disease in the Legs

Venous Reflux Disease in the Legs

Venous reflux disease, or chronic venous insufficiency, is a chronic vein condition of the legs that can cause swelling, cramps, and pain. With proper treatment, however, this condition can be effectively managed. Anatomy of Veins in the Legs Veins are designed to return blood to the heart from all... Read More