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Hello, are there any foods that will clean blood veins ?

Hello, are there any foods that will clean blood veins ?

No.: Cholesterol and calcification accumulate in vessels as we age. A healthy diet seems to prevent some of this plaque, but there are no specific foods that offer a short term fix. Need to have a long term lifestyle which includes not smoking, treating any diabetes or hypertension, eating well, maintaining a good weight and exercising regularly. ...Read more

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Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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If a blood vein in your leg busts, what will happen?

If a blood vein in your leg busts, what will happen?

Black and blue: I a vein should burst then what you will see is the formation after several days of discoloration of the skin around the area of the burst vein. This is what we call a black and blue area(ecchymosis). Over several more days this will slowly fade and disappear. ...Read more

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Can the blood vein that was cut and capped during protatectomy be reopened to help bring blood to the groin area ?

Can the blood vein that was cut and capped during protatectomy be reopened to help bring blood to the groin area ?

Probably not: First of all, i think you mean the artery. It is tied off to prevent bleeding in the surgical site, and would be very difficult to reverse. ...Read more

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What causes me to have blood veins burst in my hand?

What causes me to have blood veins burst in my hand?

Veins: Veins break secondary to dilation, pressure. If the veins are weak either do to genetics or nutrition you can be more prone to breaking. If you are on blood thinner, aspirin or nsaid that will cause issue. ...Read more

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How can I get those bodybuilder-like blood veins to pop out of my forearms?

How can I get those bodybuilder-like blood veins to pop out of my forearms?

Not much fat: The biggest factor on the visibility of veins on arms is the amount of subcutaneous [ in the skin] fat that you have. Also the large and more toned the muscles are the more visible the veins. Good hydration and vasodilation from warmth or exercise help as well. ...Read more

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I twisted my wrist while opening a jar yesterday and a dark blue knot appeared on my blood vein.git hurts to grasp anything with my forefinger wndcthu?

I twisted my wrist while opening a jar yesterday and a dark blue knot appeared on my blood vein.git hurts to grasp anything with my forefinger wndcthu?

First, local measure: If the dark blue knot is not spreading and you an move your wrist in all directions without severe pain, apply frequent warm compresses to the area. If the probllem gradually subsides, you are home free. If it becomes more severe, you will need to be seen be your physician for an evaluation ...Read more

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Why do blood veins break in your hands without an injury to them?

Why do blood veins break in your hands without an injury to them?

Incidental trauma: Some people have thin skin, loss of fat in the hands or friable veins. The smallest bump or tear can lead to bruising, particularly if you are on medications like aspirin. ...Read more

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Is there a reason or problem with enlarged blood veins in my feet?

Is there a reason or problem with enlarged blood veins in my feet?

Usually normal.: The feet just as the hands lose volume over time with aging and are also influenced by hereditary factors. This combination can result in the veins of the feet becoming more enlarged over time. Other factors such as blood volume. Levels of hydration and medical problems with the heart, kidneys or liver can also lead to enlarged foot veins. If you are healthy then it is probably norma. ...Read more

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What if your around the age of 12-14 and thick blood veins stick out if your hand sometimes?

What if your around the age of 12-14 and thick blood veins stick out if your hand sometimes?

That's normal: Especially if you're a fitness buff -- you have a higher blood volume and the veins help hold it. Good for you. Best wishes. ...Read more