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What are spider veins?

Spider veins are small veins that surface under the skin which may indicate an underlying disease. They can differ in color. They’re named such, since they remind of us of spider webs. However, they occasionally may appear to look like marble. Symptoms of Spider Veins They are an indication of vein disease. Besides giving an unpleasant appearance, you may go through discomfort. What causes Spider Veins? The primary cause of these veins is malfunctioning valves in the veins. They generally appear on the leg, hand and face are due to unhealthy valves present in the feeder veins letting blood flow […]

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What causes varicose veins?

Varicose veins are veins that are enlarged and swollen caused by weakening in the vein’s wall; appearing blue or purple. They occur mostly in the legs, arms, and face as well. The veins require treatment if you encounter considerable discomfort, swelling, aching and painful legs. Causes of Varicose Veins Our veins have one-way valves to allow blood to travel in one direction only. If the walls of the vein lose their elasticity (flexibility) and become stretched, the valves become weaker. A weak valve allows blood to flow backward which is the opposite direction. This causes blood to accumulate in the […]

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