Not all cases of varicose veins need treatment but there are certain conditions that may require a visit to a vein specialist lets take a look at them.
Varicose veins are also sometimes the first stage of a more serious progressive condition in some people scovell says what starts as varicose veins may progress to swelling in the legs.
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They are wellknown and dangerous killers but that doesnt mean we have ferreted out all the dangers gunning for us in the dark recesses of our bodies one of the most common and wellknown venous problems is varicose veins most people just think of it as a cosmetic issue for the elderly founder of catalyst for business and.
Varicose veins are a direct effect of damaged valves andor blocked veins 1 as mentioned earlier veins carry blood back to the heart 2 they achieve this through the function of a series of oneway valves 1.
But are varicose veins dangerous most varicose veins are relatively benign often these veins itch or are painfulespecially when standing or walking other common symptoms of varicose veins can include cramping and aching and legs that feel heavy particularly at night and after exercise.
Span classnews_dtsep 26 2017spannbsp018332varicose veins are caused by weakened veins in the legs when the heart pumps blood throughout the body the veins then push the blood back from the extremities towards the heart.
Span classnews_dtjul 06 2016spannbsp018332varicose veins are typically seen as unsightly blemishes under the skin but treating these dilated blood vessels is about more than just appearances.
Span classnews_dtfeb 10 2016spannbsp018332varicose veins form in the layer of fat between the muscle and skin she explains as we age or experience hormone changes the valves in our leg veins.