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Does being overweight lead to a greater chance of developing varicose veins?

2017-03-02T18:05:32+00:00

Does being overweight lead to a greater chance of developing varicose veins? In a nutshell, yes. In this blog post we’ll explain why it is more common for overweight and obese people to develop varicose veins, and how you can best prevent, detect and treat them. Extra Weight Places Extra Stress on [...]

New Year, New Legs

2017-03-02T18:06:23+00:00

New Year, New Legs Hello and welcome to our first blog post for 2017! For most of us January is proving to be an absolute scorcher and it is way too hot to be letting your varicose veins hold you back from wearing shorts! Many sufferers from varicose veins prefer not to [...]

A Current Affair interview with Dr Zil Yassine

2017-03-02T18:07:12+00:00

A Current Affair interview with Dr Zil Yassine Dr Zil Yassine Medical Director of The Vein Institute was recently interviewed by A Current Affair on the effectiveness of non-surgical treatment of Varicose Veins. QUICK CONTACT CLINIC HOURS Week Days 10:00 - 5:00 [...]

7 Best Exercises for Vein Health While Travelling

2017-03-02T18:08:27+00:00

7 Best Exercises for Vein Health While Travelling Previously  we wrote about “economy class syndrome,” and how sitting motionless in cramped conditions during long airline flights can increase your risk of deep vein thrombosis, or DVT. We listed a few tips to help reduce your risk, such as getting up to walk [...]

Spider Veins vs. Varicose Veins – Recognizing the Difference

2017-03-02T18:10:24+00:00

Spider Veins vs. Varicose Veins – Recognizing the Difference Spider veins and varicose veins are similar in that both are cosmetic issues that prevent a person from looking their best and make them feel poorly about their appearance. But there important differences between the two conditions that you should be aware of. [...]

Does wearing high heels cause varicose veins?

2017-03-02T18:11:17+00:00

Does wearing high heels cause varicose veins? High heels – friend or foe? Does wearing high heels day in and day out increase the risk of forming varicose veins? Wearing high heels contributes to poor posture and can cause not only ankle pain in some people, but also joint pain in your [...]

Varicose veins and long-haul travel – do you know the risks?

2017-03-02T18:12:10+00:00

Varicose veins and long-haul travel – do you know the risks? Australians love to travel, in 2016 alone over 9.7 million intrepid travellers left our shores to explore the globe.  And given the long distances that separate Australia from other countries, most of these travellers face long travel times, during which they [...]

Top Symptoms and Causes of Varicose Veins

2017-03-02T18:13:05+00:00

Top Symptoms and Causes of Varicose Veins Introduction   Varicose veins are a common problem. Over one-third of the adult population has some form of vein disease. But what are the main varicose veins causes and symptoms of varicose veins? In this article we will answer those questions, as well as [...]

Get the right scan for your legs

2017-03-02T18:14:36+00:00

Get the right scan for your legs If we were to ask you how you would know if you have varicose veins, your first intuitive answer would probably be, “Well, I’d look in a mirror.” Right? Well, as it turns out, this intuitive answer could be wrong. You can probably see superficial [...]

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