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Thread Veins On Legs

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Otherwise known as "Spider Veins" due to their almost cobweb-like appearance, thread veins can occur on any part of the body but are most commonly found in the face and legs. The main reason they appear is due to the smallest of our blood vessels, known as capillaries, rupturing following permanent dilation. This then causes the blood to spread to other capillaries and creates the undesirable appearance of thread veins on the skin. They tend to occur most commonly in the legs because of the pressure from our body weight and the fact that leg veins find it most difficult to carry blood from the bottom of the body back to the heart. Living With Thread Veins For many people, thread veins can have a significant impact on their day to day lives. These unsightly veins can lead to a loss in self-confidence, affecting overall happiness and satisfaction, but there [...]

By | June 10th, 2016 at 9:48am
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