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Varicose Veins: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Varicose veins are abnormally widened, swollen, dark veins, which are often twisted unlike normal, healthy straight veins. Although they may develop anywhere, they usually affect the superficial veins rather than the deep veins and are most common in the legs, especially the lower legs and feet. For many people varicose veins are merely a cosmetic issue, but in others they may also cause swelling, inflammation, itching, pain and may even develop into a leg ulcer. […]