Are you suffering from varicose veins? Do your legs ache, swell or pop nasty purple-blue knotted veins under your skin? If you are or know someone who is, then you might want to know more about what causes this ugly and embarrassing problem and how to treat it.
Most people who suffer from this condition know that varicose veins are very painful and uncomfortable to live with. Your legs feel tired, heavy, and itchy and sometimes, may even bleed. Varicose veins also affects the social life of those who are afflicted. Many may feel self-conscious and ashamed to show off their legs and so, cover up themselves even on the hottest day.
Today, nearly 60 percent of North American men and women suffer from varicose veins and the number keeps increasing. Treatments recommended by doctors help reduce the pain and swelling and some also minimize the appearance of the ugly varicose and spider veins.
If you are interested to learn more and know what types of varicose veins there are, read our What are Varicose Veins? section. If you are concerned or wondering if you are at risk, take a look at our Cause of Varicose Veins section and while you're there, familiarize yourself with our Varicose Veins Treatments section. Find out what treatment is best for you and put an end to your swelling and pain.