Powered By Graduated Compression To Increase Blood Flow
TheRY leggings feature graduated compression, scientifically tested and medically graded at 15-20mmHg, to help increase blood flow and circulation.
Those who sit more than 4 hours day, circulation can be compromised. Poor blood flow can lead to blood pooling and heaviness and swelling in legs and feet plus other poor health outcomes.
TheRY graduated compression products have been assessed and are listed with the Australian Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA).
Up To 80% Of Pregnant Women Have Insufficient Circulation
Many women are unaware that their circulation is poor. Your pregnant body is working harder than ever and needs to deliver more oxygen & blood to both you & your growing baby.
Your body creates up to 50% more blood & your heart works up to 30% harder during pregnancy. Tiredness, dizziness, fatigue and swelling, are all symptoms of poor circulation.
Maternal Blood Flow Is Vital To The Growth And Development Of Your Unborn Baby.
At 12 weeks the placenta is formed and takes over to deliver essential nutrients from maternal blood flow through the umbilical cord to your unborn baby. It also functions to help remove waste products.
For this reason good blood flow is vital to the growth and development of your unborn baby. To learn more about the role of the placenta and the importance of blood flow to baby you can read more in our blogs.
65% Of Pregnant Women Suffer From Swollen Legs Ankles, Leg & Feet
Poor circulation contributes to blood pooling in the lower limbs and swelling and fatigue. Your body also is holding more water than usual & extra fluid gathers to your lower legs & feet. It can be worse in summer or you've been standing or sitting a lot. The pressure of your growing womb can also affect the blood flow in your legs. Graduated compression helps to improve blood flow and the removal of waste fluids.
28% Of Pregnant Women Will Develop Varicose Veins
You are 40% more at risk of developing varicose veins if you suffer from swollen feet. You are also at greater risk of varicose veins during 2nd and subsequent pregnancies, or if you are having multiples. Graduated compression applies pressure to help improve vein function and blood flow. For more for prevention of varicose veins, read ourblog.