Varicose Vein Prevention

There are numerous precautions that you can put in place reduce your chance of acquiring varicose or spider veins. These methods aren’t a failsafe guarantee, but will certainly assist in avoiding a diagnosis.

  1. Exercise regularly
  2. Monitor your weight
  3. Elevate, not cross, your legs when sitting
  4. Avoid standing for a long period of time
  5. Strive to wear clothing that will not restrict the blood flow in your legs, waist or groin.
  6. Incorporate high-fibre items into your diet such as vegetables, fruit and whole grains. Avoid salt.