The doctor refutes three popular myths about varicose veins

Varicose veins may not develop only in older people, warned the chief doctor of the clinical hospital in MEDSI Tatiana Shapovalenko. She called two more myth associated with this disease.

according, pathology of peripheral vessels, which dilate the superficial veins and the formation of “nodes”, may occur even before the age of 30 years. The development of the disease due to genetics, the doctor explained.

Varicose veins are not always possible to determine heavy legs, fatigue, swelling and seizures. Sometimes no obvious symptoms, however, occur microthrombuses, Shapovalenko said.

in addition, when varicose veins is not necessary to avoid exercising, including those associated with the load on the legs. On the contrary, exercise will help to ease the condition — such as walking, running, swimming and Cycling.

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