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Removing varicose veins: Do you need them?

If you’ve considered having your problem varicose or spider veins treated, you may have read that all the treatments result in the vein being essentially blocked off and removed, causing blood to be rerouted elsewhere.

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Man Vs Varicose Veins: How do Varicose Veins Affect Men?

Do Men Get Varicose Veins? Lots of people think varicose veins only affect middle-aged women but men get them too! Up to 30% of people are affected by varicose veins – both men and women. A strong family history is a good indication that you may suffer from varicose veins. They may worsen with occupations that require prolonged standing.

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Venous Ulcers: Untreated Varicose Vein Complications

Delaying treatment for varicose veins can cause serious complications, including venous ulceration. Especially later in life. Recently, a patient presented to our practice with a nasty case of venous ulceration. The skin of lower leg and ankle was inflamed, painful and

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Yoga and Varicose Veins: Does Yoga Help?

Yoga can be an effective relaxation and fitness technique; it’s a fantastic habit to get into. But have you heard people say it’s ideal for “treating” varicose veins? We’ve heard that too. Varicose veins occur when there is a failure of the one-way valves inside your veins.

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How Wearing Compression Stockings Can Help Your Varicose Veins

If you’ve suffered with varicose veins for a long time, you’ll be familiar with the swelling, the itchiness and the pain. In truth, the best action to take is to make an appointment to see a vein specialist about having them treated and avoid developing complications. But what can you do right now?

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