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Varicose Veins During Pregnancy: What Can You Do?

Many pregnant women develop varicose veins. While you may notice the condition to appear overnight, the veins would have resulted due to the many changes your body undergoes from conception to delivery. Fortunately, there are a few things that help you prevent varicose veins during pregnancy. What Are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins develop when the valves in your veins become weak and expand with blood. These veins are noticeable from the skin surface as they are swollen and normally have a blue, purple coloring, sometimes red too. When compared to spider veins, they are raised from the skin. It can […]

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Why you need to wear Compression Stockings In Pregnancy?

How does compression stockings help in pregnancy? Pregnancy affects the growth of varicose veins in our legs and 30% first time mothers have to go through it,¬†according to a Swiss Medical Weekly. Pregnant women are also much likely to develop a medical condition, referred to as DVT or Deep Vein Thrombosis. The reasons for the development range from hormonal changes to increased flow of blood throughout the body. These hormonal changes also result in increased coagulability of blood and results in fluids getting deposited in the lower body parts of expectant mothers. Compression socks can however reverse the effects and […]

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