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Description of Varicose veins

IntroductionAccording to dictionary definition  Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that you can see just under the skin. They usually occur in the legs, but also can form in other parts of the body. Hemorrhoids are a type of varicose vein.Your veins have one-way valves that help keep blood flowing toward your heart. If the valves are weak or damaged, blood can back up and pool in your veins. This causes the veins to swell, which can lead to varicose veins.  Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  Varicose veins are very common. You are at an increased risk if:1. Elder2. Female3. Pregnancy4. Obese5. Sedentary lifestyle6. Family history  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  1. Your doctor may examine you physically.2. You may be recommended to get additional tests done.  Prevention and TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  Varicose veins can be prevented by:1. Exercising2. Losing weight3. Elevating your legs when resting4. Not crossing them when sitting5. Wearing loose clothing6. Avoiding long periods of standing  NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

 

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