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How to get rid of spider veins

How to get rid of spider veins

For many, spider veins are an ever-present frustration to short skirts and dresses, when baring legs means baring spider veins too. But they don’t have to keep bothering you, today we’re looking at how you can get rid of spider veins.

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Why are venous leg ulcers so hard to heal?

Why are venous leg ulcers so hard to heal?

Open sores that develop without obvious cause are known as skin ulcers. There are many potential causes, but they are often related to poor circulation e.g.: pressure from being bedbound, atherosclerosis, venous insufficiency (varicose veins), or diabetes. Let’s look in detail at ulcers caused by varicose veins, known as “venous ulcers.”

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How to prevent varicose veins

How to prevent varicose veins

Varicose veins and spider veins can be painful, lead to complications, and might even be a hit to your self-confidence. Prevention being better than a cure – how can you prevent varicose veins from developing on your legs and groin?

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Best treatment for varicose veins in 2021

Best treatment for varicose veins in 2021

For a long time, there was only one way to reduce varicose veins, a procedure known as stripping. Thankfully, there are much better options today that are non-invasive. The type of vein problem you have will determine the options that are available to you.

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Does lipoedema get worse?

Does lipoedema get worse?

Once diagnosed, patients wonder if lipoedema will continue to worsen. The answer is, yes, it often does without management. It is typically a progressive condition and may become more severe with symptoms growing worse as time passes.

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Early intervention for lower leg lipoedema

Early intervention for lower leg lipoedema

Lipoedema can be a debilitating disease, causing physical pain, reduced mobility, and psychological distress. They say prevention is better than a cure and while there is no cure for lipoedema, the disease can be managed, and early intervention is key to preventing or limiting the symptoms that intrude on normal life.

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3 Causes of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

3 Causes of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has been in the news for all the wrong reasons recently, leaving many confused about what it is and its causes. Let’s look at three causes of deep vein thrombosis in the general population and how to minimise the risks.

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Treating lipoedema with liposuction

Treating lipoedema with liposuction

Using liposuction to treat lipoedema gives patients a longed-for answer to the symptoms of this condition. There is no cure for lipoedema, but treatments can relieve symptoms. Liposuction surgery gives lipoedema sufferers a chance to reclaim their lives without the repercussions of the condition getting in the way.

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Relieving varicose vein pain

Relieving varicose vein pain

Varicose veins and spider veins can cause a lot of pain and discomfort. The only thing that will resolve the problem is to have them appropriately treated by a phlebologist, but in the meantime, we’ve put together a list of some ways you can relieve the pain in your legs.

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Are varicose veins dangerous?

Are varicose veins dangerous?

Varicose veins are often dismissed as a cosmetic problem. These ropey, blue blood vessels that protrude the surface of the skin cause some people to shy away from baring their legs in shorts or dresses. But are they dangerous?

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