Maternity Compression Hosiery

Maternity Compression Hosiery: Pesky Varicose Veins

While you don’t have to be pregnant to deal with varicose veins, they often begin during this time. A varicose vein is when your veins are filled with blood – more than they can handle and become “dilated”. A physical identifier of this condition is when there are swollen veins in your skin that are a purple or blue colour. Sometimes, they are red, and they are typically close to the surface. Of course, there are genetic factors and condition-based factors that can put you on the radar for varicose veins.Read More