Rock These Socks

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The next time a flight is in your future, consider wearing a pair of compression socks. Studies show that they help circulate oxygenated blood and prevent conditions like blood clots and deep vein thrombosis. And don’t wear the ugly brown medical-grade socks that your grandmother wore because companies like VIM & VIGR make socks, such as those pictured, in cool and stylish designs. “I’ve never had any real problems flying, but after long flights sometimes my legs feel a bit tired and heavy so I tried them,” says Rita Guarna, editor in chief of Central Jersey Health and Life. “I definitely felt the difference: after landing, my legs felt rested enough to sprint through the airport.”

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