Best Maternity Hosiery Store
Maternity hosiery is vital to relieve many symptoms of leg and foot disorders due to pregnancy. These varicose vein stockings will increase the blood return flow and reduce swelling. During pregnancy most women experience swollen feet, tired legs and a feeling of heaviness in their legs. These symptoms may be especially prominent in women with a history of varicose veins or venous disease, either in them or in other family members, or if this isn’t their first pregnancy. Pregnancy stockings will revive and re-energize the legs.
The swelling and heaviness are often the first signs that excess pressure is being placed on the veins in the legs. In the very early stage of pregnancy, the volume of blood in the mother’s body dramatically increases (by about 20%) because both the uterus and the fetus must be supplied with blood. The volume increase of blood creates an increased pressure of the inside walls of the veins and thus causes them to dilate (spread). Once this occurs, the one-way valves inside the veins that normally allow blood to return to the heart are rendered ineffective. When the blood cannot return to the heart, it will accumulate in the legs and ankles (THERE’S your heaviness, swelling, pain, and varicose veins!)
Swelling of the legs, pain and the appearance of varicose veins is seen more often in women who either stand a lot during their pregnancy, or who sit a lot; some employment and professional careers require standing or sitting for much of the day. The most common symptom seen immediately is swollen legs, but the good news is that varicose veins can be avoided in pregnancy if the swollen legs are quickly addressed with the use of maternity stockings. These maternity support hose (often referred to as support stockings) are available in a number of styles and sizes.
Varicose Veins, Pregnancy, Maternity Knee High Stockings & More
The different styles are designed to best suit the pregnant woman’s lifestyle and needs. While some relief can be gained by wearing maternity compression stockings of 15-20mmHg, most women report far greater relief by wearing the 20-30mmHg strength, or if you want an extra firm support, there's the 30-40mmHg. Use the filters to show only what you are interested in.The recommended products below are from all three strengths. Pantyhose will offer the greatest benefit, but certainly there is also benefit to wearing thigh-high or knee-high.
Healthy Leg Depot is a certified Sigvaris Compression Stockings store. Among our main offerings are Thigh High Compression Stockings and Diabetes Socks for men and women.
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