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September 2013

Prevent Spider Veins Durning Pregnancy
“…I was able to get some tips from Dr. Luis Navarro, Founder and Director of The Vein Treatment Center. He explains, ‘the development of varicose and or spider veins is common during pregnancy, because pressure is put on the large vein on the lower part of the body as the uterus grows. This increases pressure in the leg veins, which causes them to stretch and swell, forming varicose and/or spider veins. Also, the amount of blood in the body increases when pregnant, adding to the burden on a women’s veins overall. For a low-impact exercise that improves circulation, try swimming.’”