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Baby Strains on your Veins: How to Alleviate Discomfort During Pregnancy

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Did you know that the increase in blood volume, extra progesterone and pressure of the growing uterus on pelvic veins can lead to pain and discomfort during pregnancy? You’ve probably heard of thrombosis and varicose veins, but the infographic below explains exactly what is happening when you feel this discomfort, and what you can do to alleviate it. 

Credit: Dr. Yan Katsnelson is the founder of USA Vein Clinics, the largest, national network of vein treatment centers committed to improving lives through minimally invasive treatments of venous insufficiency. USA Vein Clinics specializes in the treatment of varicose veins and spider veins.

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