There isn’t clear evidence that wearing compression stockings can prevent varicose veins, but they may help. And the stockings can help alleviate some of the symptoms of varicose veins once you have them.
You may want to consider using compression stockings if you are at high risk for developing varicose veins. Other lifestyle changes, such as being sure to get enough exercise, may be even more effective.
The risk factors for developing varicose veins include:Age: The older we get, the more likely we are to develop varicose veins Weight: People who are overweight are at... Read More