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Can Standing Lead to Issues With Varicose Veins?

When you sit down for too long, the veins strain to get blood back to the heart; it is the same case when you stand for too long. Excessive standing can expose you to the issue of varicose veins. You need to look for ways you can improve your blood circulation if you intend to stand for too long. One of the ways you can apply to improve your blood flow in your veins is to wear compression socks. Here are other ways you can avoid varicose veins due to excessive standing:

Avoid same position standing

You will reduce the risk of developing varicose veins if you can keep on moving from one location to the other. You will reduce the risk of varicose veins significantly if you can develop the habit of moving about a bit. Too much standing in the same position will easily expose you to the issue of varicose veins.

Avoid too much sitting

Just like the way too much standing can expose you to varicose veins, sitting in the same position for too long can expose you to varicose veins. You need to walk up and walk a bit to avoid the issue of varicose veins.

Eat healthy and workout

There are cases where you may have inherited varicose veins. You can reduce the risk of varicose veins if you can get involved in workouts. There are several types of workouts out there; you can get involved to improve your condition.

Drink plenty of water

Research shows drinking enough water can reduce the risk of varicose veins. It is advisable to drink a lot of water so that you can reduce the risk of varicose veins. Water has several other health benefits in your body. It contributes towards healthy organs.

Wear compression stockings

The stockings are made to help you offer some form of support to your veins. You can wear them to improve your varicose veins condition.

Talk with your vascular surgeon

Sometimes vein issues can be resolved without surgery or other procedures.  It’s important to talk with your doctor to discuss these options.

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