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The Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Outlook of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are seen most often on women’s legs because they naturally have a higher percentage of fat in the lower half of their body, which pushes the veins up to the surface. Men can sometimes get them too though. But no matter who has them, they always look like twisted-up purple, red, or blue tubes. Since they don’t seem to be bothersome most of the time, many people don’t seek help from their physician when they begin to appear.

Information. This is problematic because they can sometimes be a sign of a medical emergency. So it is crucial that those who have the highest risk of getting varicose veins know about what the symptoms of them are, what causes them to occur, and how to treat and prevent them.

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