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do varicose veins get worse when you do exercises like zumba

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
Any activity : Zumba included, is great as activating your calf muscle you by decongesting the veins you lower the venous pressure, and this is healthy to do. This i ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Bulger
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: Sitting in and of itself does not lead to venous insufficiency and subsequent varicose veins. Prolonged immobility may lead to venous stasis and form ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
No.: Varicose veins are due to leaking valves(reflux) usually of the saphenous veins. Exercise increases the calf muscle contractions to increase the veno ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Friederich
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Veins: Family history is suggestive of varicose veins. Keep trim and toned, control blood pressure. Consider consulting a vein therapy specialist for mainten ... Read More
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Dr. Terrence Higgins
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
The : The varicosities will certainly not be addressed with the tighlift procedure. There will be swelling post operatively that can make the veins appear ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Stockings: medical grade compression stockings (15-20 mm Hg or higher) will help with symptoms but to eliminate the veins you need to see a phlebologist or vascu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Not due to veins.: Your symptoms of pins and needles and tight chest have nothing to do with your varicose veins. You should first have the tight chest symptoms evaluat ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Should help: Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning (refluxing) of the saphenous vein system. Bicycle riding caused the calf muscles to contract resulting in an ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
NO: Varicose veins are congenital not environmental weakness of valves. Pregnancy can also cause
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Compression devices: Compression devices directly address the damaged valves inside your veins. Which leads to venous hypertension. The compression squeeze decreases edema ... Read More

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