Are varicose veins made worse by energy drinks?

No relation. There is no relation.
Varicose Vein Causes. No, energy drinks and drinks high in sugar and caffeine are not linked to development or worsening of varicose veins. There is actually no known dietary compenent of varicose vein disease. Jobs that require prolonged standing, multiple pregnancies, or trauma to the legs can increase the tendency for varicose veins to form.
V V/ Energy drinks. There is no relationship between having energy drinks and the formation of varicose veins. Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning valves (reflux) of usually the saphenous system of veins and the most common reasons for this are genetics, pregnancies, aging and trauma. If you have varicose veins then you should see a vein specialist.

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Can drinking alchohol and smoking cigarettes cause varicose veins?

Not specifically. Varicose veins are a failure of venous valves, and are not directly affected by smoking or drinking. Familial tendencies play a role, and being overweight also contributes. A history of blood clots can also lead to varicose veins. Of course, etoh should be used in moderation, and i suggest you try to stop smoking cigarettes altogether. Good luck . Read more...
Poor health habits. Nicotine addiction and alcohol are not part of a healthy lifestyle. Over time they increase risk for serious health issues; heart attack, cancer and stroke. Varicose veins are not a serious health issue and they are treatable. Coughing, straining and pelvic pressure (pregnancy) can blow these valves. Be well, focus on healthy habits. Read more...
Not specifically. Standing, deep or superficial venous thrombosis, family tendency, obesity and sedentary, and pregnancy are more specific! cancers of esophagus and lungs are more specific to alcohol and smoking. Read more...
VV and smoking. There is no association between the formation of varicose veins and drinking and smoking. There is an indirect relationship between drinking causing liver damage which will then cause the veins in the liver to back up resulting in esophageal varicose but these are not leg varicose veins. Read more...

Superficial thrombophlebitis in 2 varicose veins. Doc gave thrombophob gel, gel doesn't seem to help with pain? Also drink paroven, what does this do?

Appropriate Rx. This appears to be a conservative treatment course but the primary concern is why you developed the svt. Is it due to underlying dvt? Chronic venous insufficiency? Clotting disorder? Make sure that the cause has been evaluated to prevent future recurrences. In the meantime lower extremity compression stockings are likely your best long term preventative treatment. Surgery may be indicated after us. Read more...
See Vein Specialist. Thrombophlebitis is a complication of having varicose veins there is evidence that this can be a recurring problem. A topical gel is just that-topical treatment. Paroven is essentially a homeopathic herb without any proven results. You should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation with duplex ultrasound and possible even a coagulation workup. Read more...

The past two months my left ankle swells up after drinking beer. I also have varicose veins in my left calf. Does one have to do with the other?

It may. Alcohol consumption leads to dehydration which may lead to water retention in the body and hence swelling of the feet and ankle. Not sure how much beer you are drinking, but may want to decrease consumption. Read more...
Possibly. Patients with varicose veins have venous hypertension buildup inside their leg veins which often leads to accumulation of tissue fluid around the ankle on the affected side. When you drink fluids, even more fluid will accumulate in the tissues abnormally. Unless the varicose veins & venous hypertension is fixed, the condition tends to worsen with time. Seek opinion from a vascular surgeon. Read more...
V V's and beer. Varicose veins may lead to ankle swelling but I doubt that drinking beer has anything to do with the ankle swelling. See a vein specialist for an evaluation. Read more...