Varicose veins are veins that have become swollen with blood. Apart from being unsightly, they can be extremely painful. Unfortunately, they are fairly common during pregnancy. This video offers some advice for reducing your chances of developing varicose veins.
It’s important to keep your blood circulating while pregnant, so as to not develop varicose or spider veins. Work out regularly as advised by your physician, walk as often as you can, and avoid standing or sitting for excessive lengths of time. Drink plenty of water and avoid eating too many salty foods. You should also keep your legs elevated while you sleep. For more tips, watch the full clip.
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