Vein Disease Prevention
These lifestyle changes can play an instrumental role in improving your vascular health and reducing your risk for vein disease, varicose veins, and spider veins. They are also a vital part of an overall healthy lifestyle that can reduce your risks for a number of other health conditions and diseases and improve your confidence. If you have already experienced minor or early symptoms associated with vein disease, you can alleviate mild discomfort by taking the following preventative measures:
Compression stockings can also be used to aid blood circulation by supporting the venous systems of the legs and ensuring that blood is flowing back to the heart properly. Compression stockings can relieve swelling and pain while narrowing the veins, and are a common conservative approach to treating varicose and spider veins and preventing blood clots. They can also be a useful preventative measure when worn during periods where you may be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
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- Preventing Blood Clots While Sitting or TravelingSeptember 19, 2017 - 9:51 pm
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), is caused when blood clots occur in the deep veins of the legs (and sometimes in the arms). DVT can be life-threatening, and people who travel are at a greater risk, due to the amount of time spent sitting. Anyone spends more than 3-4 hours travelling, regardless as to whether they […]
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