The formation of varicose veins depends on the blood pressure level in certain veins. It is evident that hypertension can lead to varicose veins if you are diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure). The momentum pushing your blood against the vessels can result in varicose veins.
Untreated varicose veins can sometimes lead to a sudden serious drop in blood pressure known as orthostatic or hypotension.
Due to the pooling of blood in varicose leg veins, you may notice a sudden drop in blood pressure every time you stand after lying down for a long time. As a result, you may experience imbalance and feel dizzy or lightheaded (orthostatic hypotension).
Similarly, the venous vein causes elevated blood pressure, known as hypertension, this occurs when the venous walls weaken, and too much stress from a heavy workout elevates the blood pressure. This puts additional pressure on your veins and valves, as they have to pump the blood from the feet and legs back up to the heart.
However, some serious issues may arise when venous hypertension is present in most of your valves.
If you develop hypertension in the veins, some factors, aside from genetic inheritance, that may influence you to venous hypertension include:
Swollen, twisted veins, or hypertension aren’t the only indications that you have varicose veins. Other signs and symptoms of varicose veins include:
Varicose veins symptoms may vary for each individual but can provide relief if you take care of it or worsen if you keep standing for a long time.
Although there isn’t a cure for varicose veins. These treatments can reduce their appearance and relieve discomfort. The list is as follows:
Varicose veins prevention is not in the patient’s hands, but you can reduce the chances of developing them by living an active, healthy lifestyle. Healthcare practitioners provide a few safety measures to prevent varicose veins, such as:
North Atlanta Vascular Clinic & Vein Center is here to give you the best diagnosis and care for all your vascular conditions. You can contact us with any questions, concerns, or comments regarding venous diseases or conditions.