Health Page Archive: Varicose Veins

Prevent Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

As a woman progresses through her pregnancy, her uterus enlarges and begins to compress the veins in the pelvis. This can lead to varicose veins, which cause cosmetic issues and other problems. “Varicose veins can cause people to have swelling in their legs,” says Colleen Moore, ...
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Remove Varicose Veins for Health Reasons

More than being not very attractive on a patient’s leg, varicose veins range from tiny red veins to larger “road map” veins and the big bulging veins that can cause heavy, tired or achy legs. The Vein and Laser Center at Saint Francis Medical Center provides ...
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