Statistics show that almost half of US population suffers from varicose veins. Most of these people are more than the age of 50. So what are varicose veins and how is this linked to fibromyalgia?
What Causes Varicose Veins
The chambers and muscles of your heart act like pumps, which pushes blood into your arteries. Moreover, the valves in your veins control the flow of blood that goes into the body and into your heart. If these valves do not function properly, blood gets pooled into the veins. When this happens, they get engorged and eventually become swollen.