The pitfall of being overweight and unhealthy continue… Obesity is a major risk factor for varicose veins as excess fat increases pressure on the vascular system in the legs. This increased pressure combined with low levels of activity is a bad leads to painful and unsightly veins.
Losing weight not only improves overall health, but helps ease and prevent varicose veins. Many people see and feel a dramatic improvement after losing as little as 10-14 pounds. The best way to lose weight effectively and healthily is to exercise regularly and include a sensible diet. Exercise helps with a variety of circulatory problems and eating healthy fuels the body with the right foods to make it work the best. Visit our previous posts on healthy diet
Weight reduction helps to ease varicose veins. Many people see a dramatic improvement after losing as little as 10-14 pounds. Exercise is also a big help for anyone suffering from varicose veins – or other circulatory problems. It helps to pump blood around the body and maintain good circulation. In chronic cases of varicose veins, injection therapy or vascular surgery to remove or divide varicose veins, may be necessary.