If you have varicose veins in your legs, does that mean you should stay off your feet? Not necessarily. The right kind of exercise can actually help keep blood from pooling in your legs.
Varicose veins develop when ineffective or weak valves in your veins have trouble moving blood from your legs to the heart. When this happens, blood flows backward, “pooling” within your veins and causing spider veins and varicose veins. Although exercise won’t make your varicose veins go away, it may help prevent them from getting worse and help you avoid new ones.
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