From spider veins to varicose veins, or even just plain fatigue, our legs can really take abuse. However, a few simple changes can help improve circulation and support healthy legs and veins.
The most common cause of leg circulation problems is venous insufficiency, a condition caused by impaired blood flow in the legs. The blood pools in the lower legs when the calf muscle pump doesn’t work properly.
When the muscles in the calf contract, they empty the deep leg veins, helping to push the blood up the legs, against gravity, back to the heart. This pump works with a system of valves in the veins that prevent the blood flowing back down again to the legs. Continue reading “5 Tips for Healthy Legs and Veins”Read More