A 44-year-old female who is on her feet for the duration of her entire work week has developed varicose veins in her legs. What teaching point would her care provider be most justified in emphasizing to the woman?
A. “Your varicose veins are likely a consequence of an existing cardiac problem.”
B. “Once you have varicose veins, there’s little that can be done to reverse them.”
C. “The use of blood thinner medications will likely relieve the backflow that is causing your varicose veins.”
D. “If you’re able to stay off your feet and wear tight stockings, normal vein tone can be reestablished.”