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What you can do about varicose veins

They’re not just a cosmetic issue: That’s the first thing you need to know about varicose veins. Usually found on the legs, they can cause an achy pain or heavy feeling in some; in others, burning, throbbing and swelling. Sometimes, varicose veins lead to more serious skin ulcers and blood clots; they could also indicate a higher risk for other circulatory problems. At least 20 million to 25 million Americans have varicose veins, according to some estimates. Here’s what else you should know: How to spot them: They’re dark purple or blue, look twisted and enlarged, and often are raised …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 2, 2013 08:15AM Published Oct 2, 2013 08:15AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.