When To Worry About Varicose Veins
Babying Your Veins During Pregnancy
So, you’re pregnant and have developed vein disease, and treatment isn’t an option. What can you do? The infographic also provides basic tips to help ease the pain and discomfort associated with pregnancy-related vein disease. Following these common-sense, pregnancy-safe suggestions can help decrease your symptoms and may even keep the problem from getting worse. Take good care of yourself now — you won’t have much time to care for yourself later!
The accompanying infographic, Baby Strains on Your Veins, discusses the four types of vein disease that commonly occur in women who are pregnant. These are venous insufficiency, spider veins, varicose veins and deep vein thrombosis. Most vein issues appear in the legs and some (but not all) will go away after birth.
Graphic created by USA Vein Clinics, a group of varicose vein treatment specialists.