8 Healthy Leg Lessons
Leg Lession 8
‘Standing all day can make your legs and ankles swell, but other causes of swollen legs are varicose veins and lymphedem, where the lymphatic system fails to transport fluid away from the legs.’ says Mr Constantinos Kyriakides, Consultant Vascular Surgeon at The Private Clinic of Harley Street (theprivateclinic.co.uk)
‘Sitting with your feet up, or even better, lying down with your feet up can provide relief’ he adds. Make sure your feet are higher than your heart.