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Monthly Archives: September 2017

How to Prevent Spider Veins

Spider veins affect nearly 60 percent of adults as they age. They appear as tiny red, blue, or purple blood vessels on the skin surface of your feet. The causes of spider veins are not very clear, though they are … Continue reading

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Spider Veins During Pregnancy

Spider veins are caused by a number of things including pregnancy. During this time, your hormones are extremely high. You also have a higher volume of blood than usual, which increases pressure on your blood vessels and causes them to … Continue reading

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Do Spider Veins Go Away?

Those small superficial veins that appear as red, blue, or purple discolorations on your legs, chest, or face do not simply disappear without treatment. That said, not all spider veins are permanent. Some of them, such as those caused by … Continue reading

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Spider Veins vs. Varicose Veins

Blood returning to the heart from the feet and legs has to flow upwards against gravity. The calf and thigh muscles help to pump blood up and valves in the veins prevent the backward flow towards the feet. Venous insufficiency, … Continue reading

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