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Supplements for Varicose Veins

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Do any supplements help for varicose veins or chronic venous insufficiency?

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Several supplements, including oligomeric proanthocyanidin complexes (OPCs) from grape seed extract and pine bark extract, citrus bioflavonoids, and certain herbs may help reduce the appearance of varicose veins, or be beneficial for the related condition of chronic venous insufficiency. Sign in to see the full answer, including evidence, dosage, and more >>

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COMMENTS

Susan8155   December 9, 2015
I have had positive experience with both gotu kola and with Vitamin C bioflavinoids for signs of venous insufficiency.

Patrick18235   August 22, 2019
I have used nattokinase with good results. It aim at improving circulation, acting like a proteolytic enzyme and clearing arteries and veins of dead tissues, fibrins, or pieces of proteins jamming the veins and arteries. It will act within few weeks/months depending on a number of factors (doses, etc..) but you can definitely measure beneficial changes by measuring blood pressure over time.

ConsumerLab.com   August 23, 2019
Hi Patrick - Thank you for sharing this. Please see the Nattokinase Supplements Review for more about the evidence for nattokinase, and our tests of products https://www.consumerlab.com/reviews/nattokinase-supplement-review/nattokinase/.


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