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how can i further prevent varicose veins

Im only 21 and i work 13 hours at the hospital on my feet and i have notices veins on the back of my calfs get alot darker . please help

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Asked by dreaminmama at 10:25 AM on May. 14, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • The only thing I can think of is cardiovascular activity to strengthen them.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:32 AM on May. 14, 2009

  • they also make suport stocking for the older folks that can really help. i was also a nurse before they stuck me on bed rest and i have darker veins on my legs too but i started wearing those and they didnt go any further.

    Answer by lexirose84 at 12:58 PM on May. 14, 2009

  • Teds stockings.
    You can get them through medical supply.

    I have them, too, from working on my feet for so long. I know how aggravated you must feel.
    What is your nursing specialty?

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 1:09 PM on May. 14, 2009

  • oncology thanks for all the information

    Answer by dreaminmama at 8:54 PM on May. 14, 2009

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