5 Things To Know About Pregnancy And Varicose Veins

By |2021-06-17T20:01:39+00:00June 17th, 2021|

Varicose veins are one of the most common pregnancy complications. They can make your legs feel heavy, sore, and tired. Pregnant women should be aware of these 5 things before getting pregnant to help avoid varicose veins during pregnancy! What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are caused by weakened valves in the veins. When the [...]

Pregnancy: A Leading Cause of Varicose Veins in Women

By |2020-09-24T23:26:41+00:00June 27th, 2018|

Pregnancy is one of the leading causes of varicose veins in women.  The effects of pregnancy on the venous system increase the risk for developing varicosities in three ways: Both fetal weight and the growing uterus will compress the inferior vena cava, which transports blood from the legs back to the heart. Pregnant women have [...]

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