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Get Rid of Varicose Veins Before Spring

February 26, 2019

If you want to get rid of varicose veins the time is now. The weather will be getting warmer. There's also a chance you're planning to head to the beach for spring break. Here's how get rid of your varicose veins, especially before it's time to start wearing shorts again. 

Varicose veins occur when the valves in your veins malfunction. As you get older your veins can lose elasticity and this causes them to stretch. When this happens, blood that should be moving toward your heart may flow backward. Blood pools in your veins, and your veins enlarge and become varicose.
If you want know how to get rid of varicose veins, you're probably ready to do something about it. Treating your varicose veins is not just about the way you look. It can also change the way you feel. 

Varicose Vein Pain

You may be wondering how to get rid of varicose veins because you're experiencing uncomfortable symptoms. They may include:
  • Throbbing or cramping
  • Aching pain that gets worse after sitting or standing for a long time
  • Heaviness
  • Swelling
  • Itchy rash
  • Restless legs
  • Darkening of the skin

What Causes Varicose Veins

Varicose veins can be the result of age, pregnancy or genetics. They may also be connected to obesity, time in the sun, and insufficient exercise. Even if you're not experiencing varicose vein pain, you should still consult a doctor. Your doctor may recommend certain lifestyle changes that can help you avoid additional varicose veins.

Varicose Veins Infographic

Get Rid Of Varicose Veins Today

Treatment is available at Ohio Medical Group. You can start getting rid of your varicose veins today. This treatment is conducted under local anesthesia and provides excellent results without pain and lengthy recovery.

These procedures include:

Sclerotherapy: A solution will be injected into the unwanted vein, which shrinks and dissolves over time.

Endovenous Laser Therapy: Laser therapy is a good option if you have a fear of needles. 

Ambulatory Phlebectomy: This minimally invasive procedure uses local anesthesia and very small incisions to remove large, bulging varicose veins.

If you're still unsure, check out our video "What You Need To Know About Varicose Vein Pain." Three people share their stories, and they explain how they got rid of their varicose veins.