What are some examples of CVI?
- Varicose veins
- Spider veins
- Restless leg syndrome
- The weakening of vaginal muscles
Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a disease that manifests in different ways due to incompetent valves of the leg veins. What typically happens is blood from the leg has difficulty returning to the heart. This causes “pooled blood,” which leads to a variety of symptoms including varicose veins, leg swelling, and leg pain.