In addition to the hormones seen in the first months of pregnancy, the increase in blood volume in the following months, the increase of blood flow in the growing uterus region, the venous coming from both legs merge into the abdomen and the pressure of the baby on the main vein carrying blood to the heart also contributes to the development of varicose veins. Although all these factors apply to all pregnant women, they suggest that it is important in genetic factors in the development of varicose veins in everyone.
Varicose veins can manifest themselves in various ways during pregnancy. These are most often in a localized area in the calves and areas behind the knees, as well as in the form of capillaries that cover the entire leg. A significant part of these varicose veins disappear within 1 month following birth. However, permanent defects may develop in the valves, especially in those who have given birth. Accordingly, varicose veins develop in the following years.
In order to prevent varicose veins in pregnant women;
ANTALYA VARICOSE VEINS/Dr.İlhan Gölbaşı