Vein Facts:

Varicose veins are a sign that there is high pressure in the veins. This is called venous insufficiency or venous hypertension.

July 31st, 2016

What Happens if Varicose Veins Go Untreated?

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on July 31, 2016

Veins return blood to the heart and lungs for oxygen replenishment. The oxygenated blood is then pumped via the arteries throughout the body. When the veins weaken and blood flows back into the veins in the wrong direction, it causes a condition known as reflux and increases pressure within the veins. If reflux affects the veins between the muscles and...