Blossoming Bumps and Varicose Veins: A Guide to Pregnancy and Vein Health
Pregnancy is a joyous time filled with exhilarating expectations. However, not all aspects are joyful. Unpleasant side effects of varicose veins often distract from the delight of pregnancy and cause unnecessary discomfort and embarrassment.
How Will Pregnancy Affect My Leg Veins?
While the health of the baby is foremost in pregnant women’s thoughts, developing pregnancy-related varicose veins is also a common concern.
Can Damaged Vein Valves Repair Themselves?
Will damaged vein valves repair themselves? No, but learn how to keep them healthy and strong now!
Here’s How Your Veins Will Be Affected During Pregnancy
Varicose veins can develop during pregnancy. Find out more about why this happens and when you can have vein treatment done for them.
Pregnant with Vulvar Varicosities and Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
Pregnancy brings many joys — and also challenges. While pregnant, remember to take care of your veins as well.
Pregnancy and Varicose Veins: Can I Prevent Them?
A significant risk factor for the development of venous insufficiency is pregnancy, particularly multiple ones. Both the hormonal effects of pregnancy and the weight of the enlarged uterus containing the growing fetus contribute to the development or worsening of venous insufficiency.
How to Prevent Vulvar Varicose Veins During Pregnancy
Varicose veins on the legs frequently emerge during pregnancy. But there’s another area of the body where they develop, too.
Women: Make Your Vein Health a Priority!
May is Women’s Health Month. This annual observance is dedicated to educating both women and men about unique health matters facing women—and empowering women to make their health a priority.
Birth Control, COVID Vaccines, and Blood Clots: What Women Need to Know
Should you stop taking birth control pills because of the risk of blood clots? No. Similar to the risk from the J&J vaccine, the risk of developing blood clots is very low.