Varicose Veins Lead to Deadly Blood Clots

Varicose Veins Lead to Deadly Blood Clots

Posted on December 9, 2015 · Posted in Blog

Varicose veins are not considered a cosmetic issue. In fact, if they are not diagnosed and treated properly, there is a high probability that these would lead to serious complications. Besides the visual aspect, varicose veins cause pain, swelling, burning and itching. However, in addition to the discomfort that they cause, 1 in 20 people with varicose veins will develop more concerning problems such as blood clots and leg ulcerations. If left untreated can be cause of long term disability.

In order to avoid these complications, we suggest having your veins checked by an accredited vein institution. Early detection and treatment will be key to maintain healthy legs.