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Thread Veins. Part 2.

Thread Veins. Part 2.

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  • Drinking too much. Alcohol is known to cause the blood vessels to dilate,drinking a lot can weaken the collagen, this means the veins remain open increasing blood flow to the face causing the thread veins.
  • Too much exposre to the sun without protection can also weaken the skin.
  • They can be inherited.
  • Obesity.
  • Pregnancy will put extra pressure on your circulation causing thread veins on legs.
  • Female hormones encourage blood vessel growth malking women susceptibe


  • Avoid sun exposure.
  • Avoid extremes of temperature, don’t have water too hot or too cold.
  • Diet tips.
  1. Eat grapes, they contain anthocyanins which help build connective tissue and strenghten capillaries in the skin.
  2. VitaminC also helps build collagen.
  3. Vitamin E a natural antioxidant, will protect the skin and fight the harmful free radicals in your body.
  4. Vitamin K promotes blood clotting and could prevent the capillaries dilating causing the thread veins.
  5. Support stockings are great if you are on your feet all day, reducing blood pressure in the legs will cut the risk of veins in the legs.

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