Varicose Veins

Varicose veins… huh? The veins your mom and grandma are always talking about? Yes, THOSE. Most women get them (50-55%,) and it’s usually hereditary… thanks Grandma, I happen to be victim to the bloody things (no pun intended, you’ll learn why below,) and I’m still young to have had them as bad I did, “varicose veins affect half of people 50 years and older.” (source) Back in mid-2011, I went to my first vascular doctor because the varicose veins on the back of my legs, my right leg especially, were protruding and it was quite the eye sore (or at least … Continue reading Varicose Veins