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
Women Are More Likely to Develop Varicose Veins. Here's Why.
More than half of women will develop varicose veins during their lifetimes. So what makes women more prone to varicose
What Patients Should Know about May-Thurner Syndrome
May-Thurner syndrome can increase your chance of developing dangerous blood clots. Learn more about the symptoms of this painful condition
Common Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women
One of the most common causes of chronic pelvic pain is pelvic congestion syndrome. Here’s how you can recognize the
Hormones and Your Veins
Spider and varicose veins, long thought to be the plague of elderly women, can strike at nearly any age. One of the lesser known risk factors for these visible veins is hormonal fluctuations, particularly those that occur during puberty, pregnancy and menopause.
5 Ways to Keep Varicose and Spider Veins at Bay During Pregnancy
Follow these tips to curb vein-related swelling, pain, and other complications throughout your pregnancy. While pregnant women usually struggle with aches,
Pregnancy and Varicose Veins
Varicose veins, those bulging twisting lines that often appear on the lower leg, can be an unfortunate byproduct of pregnancy. There are changes that occur to the body during pregnancy that make these swollen veins more likely to develop.