Varicose veins can be painful for some. Common during pregnancy.

Mayo Clinic defines varicose veins as enlarged, twisted veins in the legs. Dark, purplish blood vessels bulge from the skin. Spider veins are the same colour as varicose veins but aren't twisted and raised.

Symptoms of varicose veins can include: – A heaviness and congested feeling in the area from impaired blood flow – Swelling and discomfort in the area – Pain that gets worse after sitting or standing for long periods – Itching or discoloration around the vein – Blood clots

55% of women will develop spider veins, while 29% will develop varicose veins.

Varicose veins are more common in women, but anyone can get them. Varicose veins are more common in pregnant women.

How to Stop Varicose Veins The unfortunate truth is if you have a family history of varicose veins, then you’re much more likely to get them.

This supplement is sometimes recommended as a vein remedy. Few studies prove its effectiveness.

Horse chestnut extract is anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and helps varicose veins. Aescin improves blood vessel walls.