If you started to notice varicose veins forming either on your legs or other areas of your body you may be concerned about the side effects that may soon follow. There are side effects that come with having varicose veins on your body that can make your life more difficult.

While there are side effects it is good to note that there are treatments available to help remove the varicose veins from your body. You do not have to live with bulging veins inside of your body. The treatments are rather non-invasive and you will be glad that you choose to treat the veins before they became more of a problem for you.

Side Effects

As mentioned, there are going to be side effects associated with varicose veins. You should also note that not all of the effects are going to start the day you realize the veins in your body are doing things that they shouldn’t. Varicose veins can give you many problems spread out over many years. If you have varicose veins it is important that you visit a vein specialist to have them treated. As for the effects, these are some of the commonly reported side effects:

  •      Pain
  •      Swelling
  •      Heaviness
  •      Discoloration

It is not to say that each individual case many not have specific side effects, but the side effect listed above are some of the most common ones that people mention.

Heaviness is one of the most commonly reported side effects that many people would not expect to see from varicose veins. You may be wondering why people with varicose veins are also going to suffer from heavy legs.

When varicose veins form inside of your legs there are also other changes happening inside of your legs. The blood flow that should be moving through your veins is not able to move the way it should because it becomes pooled inside of the veins. It is also difficult for them to get through the valves in the legs because they do not work properly when varicose veins form. When the blood in your legs does not flow right, the oxygen that is carried through them also doesn’t flor correctly either. When there is not enough oxygen going through the blood, your legs will feel heavy and tired.