Nicotine and Varicose Veins

Updated on: August 18, 2014
For all you smokers trying to find another reason to quit puffing away, take this into consideration. Nicotine addiction may be a link to developing unwanted, ropy, painful and unattractive varicose veins. Though reports are still in preliminary stages, the side-effects can be taken into consideration for quitting. Varicose veins are a serious ailment that may develop into Deep Vein Thrombosis, an even more serious problem provoked by lack of vein health and proper treatment of varicose veins. Alongside the obvious negative affects of smoking, leg and vein health is an important health issue to take seriously - as millions of people worldwide are suffering from painful venous diseases. So this new years, make your resolution to stop smoking and taking better care of your veins.
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