Varicose veins are large, raised blood vessels that are visible through the skin. Experiencing varicose veins is a common condition. Nearly three million new vein cases occur every year in the United States and around 25 percent of adults are affected.
If you are experiencing pain from varicose veins, you are not alone — this common medical condition affects more than 80 million Americans. Fortunately, varicose veins are reasonably easy to treat and can be managed with some simple lifestyle changes.