Dos and don’ts for patients with varicose veins

Here you will find tips, tricks, and exercises for your veins

Spider veins and varicose veins: prevention or already affected – what you can do to help yourself

A predisposition to spider veins and varicose veins is usually inherited and the development of the disease is encouraged by today’s lifestyle. Even so, you can and should do something about varicose veins.

Some things are good for the veins, other things are better avoided. There are tips, tricks, and exercises to take the strain off the veins and strengthen them. The following recommendations are intended as preventive measures against spider veins and varicose veins as well as to relieve symptoms from diseased veins and prevent more serious problems from arising. Even if your varicose veins have already been treated successfully, following this advice will prevent or delay new varicose veins developing for as long as possible.

This section gives you some ideas of what you can do when you have to sit or stand for long periods at work and how to travel with varicose veins.

All these recommendations apply to both spider veins and large varicose veins.