Varicose veins may be prevented to some extent by:
- Reference Using compression stockings. They improve circulation and are a mainstay of treatment for varicose veins that are causing symptoms.
- Reference Self-care. This includes exercising and avoiding long periods of standing or sitting.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference August 17, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference David A. Szalay, MD - Vascular Surgery