Understand Leg Vein Problems (Venous Disease)
Vein problems can hurt and interfere with your daily activities for the rest of your life if you don’t do something about it. Vein problems, such as blood clots and weak or damaged veins, can interfere with thecrucial role of veins in the cardiovascular system - to return blood to the heart and lungs where it is reloaded with the oxygen our bodies need to survive and flourish. A pulmonary embolism (PE) is the most serious form of venous disease. It happens when a blood clot from deep within the body breaks free and travels to the lung. PE is a medical emergency that requires immediate attention. Learn more about venous disease and talk to your doctor about your condition and possible treatment options.