Fall has started, and so has the drop in temperatures in the PNW. With a climate adjustment, there could be changes in the condition of your varicose veins or spider veins. Read on to discover how cold weather could affect your veins and solutions for great vein health.
First, holiday seasons and colder weather changes can potentially aide varicose veins. For one, colder temperatures can cause veins to diminish. This allows the valves inside the veins to work accordingly and reduce the pressure from the calves and ankles. As a result, one could experience reduced pain and colder weather can lessen cramps and swollen ankles.
On the downside, cold weather can also pose a threat on how to manage and handle varicose veins. Some factors to keep in mind include:
While the winter can present some challenges, there are solutions to manage the symptoms of varicose veins:
Via Vascular can help you decide if you are a candidate for vein disease treatment, and can inform you about the different types and phases of vein treatments offered. If you are unsure about varicose vein or spider vein symptoms or procedures, contact Via Vascular. Find out more information and make an appointment today by calling Via Vascular at (206) 525-8346 or by filling out our online contact form.Back to article