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.
What Causes Spider Veins, Varicose Veins, and Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy?
Why varicose veins and hemorrhoids happen during pregnancy — and what you can do about it.
What are Vulvar Varicosities?
Pregnancy can cause varicose veins on not only the legs, but on the genital area as well.
The Relationship Between Birth Control and Varicose Veins
Though birth control pills may increase your odds of getting varicose veins, the risk is very low. Millions of women in
The Relationship Between Varicose Veins and Menstrual Cycles
Some women complain that their varicose veins feel extra painful prior to their period each month. There’s a scientific reason