Posted on October 14, 2016 by Texas Vein & Wellness Institute
Your veins and arteries make up tens of thousands of miles of your body’s vascular system and play a crucial role in circulation. And your veins have an especially vital function of returning deoxygenated blood in your legs back to your heart while working against gravity.
Keeping your veins healthy is key to preventing circulation problems. A sedentary lifestyle, obesity, diabetes, genetics and pregnancy can all affect the health of your veins. Even jobs that require long periods of standing or sitting can wreak havoc on your body.
Here are some tips and easy things you can do to strengthen the health of your vascular system.