It’s estimated that nearly 25% of the world’s population suffers from some type of vein problem. They range from conditions like chronic venous insufficiency to venous thrombosis. Most often, vein disease is associated with unsightly bulging veins or discoloration of the skin and spider veins. But, not everyone that has vein disease has symptoms that can be seen such as unsightly varicose veins or spider veins. A lot of people complain of unseen symptoms which should not be ignored.
Unseen Symptoms of Vein Disease
Wounds that won’t heal- A non-healing or chronic wound is defined as a wound that shows little or no improvement after four weeks or does not heal in eight weeks.
Swelling– If you experience swelling in your feet, legs or ankles, it could be edema. Swelling caused by edema commonly occurs in the ankles, legs and feet as well as arms and hands. It is usually linked to the venous or lymphatic systems.
Cramps– A muscle cramp is a sudden and involuntary contraction of one or more of your muscles. Make sure to let your Doctor know if you have cramps in your legs whenever you walk that gets better after resting or if you have leg cramps that begin after you’ve started a medication.
Numbness- Leg numbness is an abnormal condition in which you feel a loss of sensation in the legs. You can experience numbness of one or both legs that may also extend to your toes.
Restless legs- An unexplained urge to move your legs, something you might describe as an antsy, creeping, pulling, itching or numb feeling.
Aching or leg pain– Although muscle aches and pains are common, they shouldn’t be ignored. There are many causes of leg pain so if you’ve been experienceing pain in your legs along with other symptoms, it is time to schedule your complimentary vein screening.
If you are suffering with the unseen signs of vein disease, please do not ignore the symptoms. Schedule a complimentary vein screening today by calling 877-640-VEIN(8346) or by filling out a contact form.