January 9, 2020 by admin

Most common in late pregnancy and in hot weather and in women who are on their feet throughout the day.


  • Increase water
  • Avoid salty foods
  • Elevate feet above the level of the heart when resting
  • Exercise
  • Avoid squatting, sitting, or standing at length
  • Wear support hose- available at Motherhood (full length hose are better than knee or thigh high)
  • Wear Maternity belt – available at Motherhood or BabieRUs
  • Call if warmth, palpable clot, chest pain, shortness of breath, concerns

About Laurel OB/GYN

Laurel OB/GYN serves women of
Western North Carolina as an
independent obstetrics and
gynecology practice in Asheville.


Mon-Fri: 8:15 AM – 5:00 PM
Closed: Sat-Sun

41 Oakland Rd, Suite 200
Asheville, NC 28801

Call: 828-253-5381

Fax: 828-253-9087

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