What Are Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are veins that have a darker, more prominent, appearance just beneath the surface of the skin. They occur when blood collects within the vein instead of flowing smoothly back towards the heart. They are most visible in the feet and legs since blood flowing to your heart from these lower extremities has a longer distance to travel and is working against gravity.

Varicose veins are usually accompanied by some form of mild pain and discomfort. This discomfort is usually worse by the end of the day, after spending time standing on your feet.

 Varicose veins can present mildly, but in some cases, can require operation to help ease the pain. More severe cases of varicose veins are often related to a genetic predisposition.

How Can Pear Help?

Thankfully, there are ways to help prevent the onset or worsening of varicose veins. One of the most common ways women manage and prevent varicose vein symptoms is by wearing compression socks.

Doctors commonly recommend wearing compression socks to help improve your blood flow and circulation and to prevent excess strain on your veins. Wearing compression socks is a great way to prevent the formation of varicose veins, and can also help reduce their appearance and any related pain.

Wearing compression socks throughout long shifts has been a common practice for years for healthcare workers, and it is now becoming more common in other industries as well.

Wearing Pear compression socks will help you prevent the formation of varicose veins and can provide you with relief if you are already experiencing symptoms.

Pear offers the most elegant & sleek compression sock styles so that you have no trouble making them a staple in your wardrobe and an every day essential.

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