The Connection Between Vein Disease and Weight Gain

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Approximately 70 percent of all U.S. men and 60 percent of U.S. women are overweight or obese. Did you know that high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease and increased risk of stroke are all negative health issues that can arise from carrying excess weight? People who are overweight put unnecessary pressure on their veins and […]

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The Effects of Weight Gain on Vein Disease

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Varicose veins are swollen, bumpy blue or purple lines that usually appear on your legs, although they can develop almost anywhere on your body. Though varicose veins are not always visible to the eye, they are still part of vein disease, which is a progressive medical condition. In addition to their unsightly appearance, they can […]

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