Varicose veins affect over 40% of the people currently living in the United States. Some of these people are aware of their varicose veins while others aren’t.
You saw them on your grandmother’s legs, and now you see them on your mom. What can you do to avoid feeling the same aching pain? Here are some of the strategies that may help you avoid or delay developing varicose veins:
Before you book your flights, consider which options will keep you sitting cramped in a seat for the least amount of time. If you are flying far, it may be worth your while to split it up – with a day of layover in another city along the way – to give your body a chance to recover.
Beyond feeling uncomfortable in the summer heat and high humidity, women (and men) who have varicose veins may experience discomfort. Their legs may feel heavy and they may experience aches, pain, and cramping in response to the heat.
If you read any ergonomics studies or workplace articles, you are likely to hear that standing desks are all the rage. Why is that? While we know that sitting in front of a computer all day isn’t good for you, haven’t we also heard that being on your feet all day takes a toll on your body. So, what’s all the fuss about?