Varicose veins is a disease of the veins. It is the result of a failure of the venous valve. The vein is responsible for taking the dirty blood to the heart. In cases of varicose veins, this blood, which should be taken back to the heart, escapes backwards and pools where it is. Ultimately, there is an increase in pressure in the vein, and enlargement and twisting of the veins occur. It often happens in the legs. When viewed from the outside, it appears as a blue, enlarged and folded vascular network under the skin. It is more common in women. It increases with age. It makes people uncomfortable in appearance. However, it can cause pain beyond appearance. A clot may form in the vein and blood flow may be interrupted. In this case, there may be swelling, pain and redness in the legs.
What Causes Varicose?
It is more common in women, Pregnancy and birth control pills are factors. Being fat, doing jobs that require standing for a long time, having hormone therapy, wearing tight clothes, being constantly constipated, old age, hereditary causes
What are the Symptoms of Varicose?
Varicose veins easily reveal themselves as an image. An enlarged vascular network of blue purple color is usually seen on the legs of the person. Symptoms of varicose veins are as follows: Enlarged, convoluted vascular network in blue purple color (usually in the legs. Pain, heaviness, swelling, numbness and itching in the relevant area