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Varicose veins: Twisted blue cords under the skin

Posted On: Oct 24, 2021   |   Posted By: Natural News

Varicose veins are the bluish cords just below the surface of the skin, usually on the legs and feet. These all twisted up veins are usually harmless. Although ever present, they are not a threat but can be painful and become swollen from time to time.
They might be tender, ache, or become itchy when they want attention.
They're much more common in women and generally a genetic gift from one's parents.
Our blood is pushed back to the heart through the veins. The veins operate with the muscles and valves of the arteries. These muscles use their force to push the blood through and the valves open to let blood pass.
The valves then close after. In a varicose vein, the valve is not performing its duty and the muscles aren't able to push the blood through. Blood starts to pool as the blood team members aren't cooperating. Pressure starts to build and the veins start to protrude and twist amongst this chaos. Circulation has become inhibited. The veins become more visible due to becoming so enlarged. One may feel...

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