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Are Your Veins Trying To Tell You Something?

Are Your Veins Trying To Tell You Something?

Our veins are an integral part of our circulation system, acting as a roadway which drives de-oxygenated blood back to our hearts. When young, we may only be able to see our veins through the paper-thin skin on the insides of our wrists and elbows, but as we age we may be able to see…

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Varicose Eczema and Relief for Itchy Varicose Veins

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Everything you Need to Know About Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Varicose Veins

Why Can Varicose Veins Recur?

Why Can Varicose Veins Recur?

If you have been “comparison shopping” to find the best treatment for your vein problems, you’ve possibly heard that “permanent varicose vein removal” isn’t always permanent. Sometimes, varicose veins DO seem to reappear after treatment. In this article, we’ll explain a couple of the reasons this happens, and how the skilled doctors at The Vein…

Does it Hurt to Have Varicose Veins Treated?

Does it Hurt to Have Varicose Veins Treated?

Many people avoid having varicose veins treated as they believe the procedure can be invasive and painful. This is a myth. Technology has improved dramatically over the years providing patients with a variety of treatment options that are considered to be practically painless. We discuss these treatment options and the pain associated with them further…

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How Varicose Veins Are Different To Normal Veins

Those seeking treatment for varicose veins are usually most worried about the appearance of these unattractive veins on their legs. But as most doctors know, the real concern to these patients lie in the health of the veins inside their legs. Left untreated, varicose veins do not only continue to be unsightly and painful but…

Tips for Nurses – What You Can Do to Help Prevent Varicose Veins

Tips for Nurses – What You Can Do to Help Prevent Varicose Veins

If you are a working nurse, you may have concerns about developing varicose veins. For many reasons, these fears are justified. The risk factors that determine one’s likelihood of contracting vein diseases like varicose veins and spider veins are well known, and one of them is gender, because for hormonal reasons women develop varicose veins…

7 Common Myths About Varicose Veins

7 Common Myths About Varicose Veins

Are you concerned about varicose veins? If so, you are not alone: approximately 50% of adults over age 50 have varicose veins and they tend to increase with age. However, there are a lot of misconceptions about the causes of varicose veins and the most effective treatments available.   Dr Zil Yassine founded The Vein…

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3 Things You Need To Know About Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, or even thinking of becoming pregnant, and you know other women who have given birth, one of the questions that have probably occurred to you is:   1) Will I develop varicose veins during my pregnancy? The answers to this question are a classic Good News / Bad News scenario. First,…

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Could Your Job Be Increasing Your Varicose Veins Risk?

Many factors can increase your risk for varicose veins. The most important of these are heredity (having a family history of vein disease), age (being over 50), gender (women are more at risk than men), pregnancy, and being overweight or obese. But did you know that one of the things that can greatly increase your…

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5 Mistakes To Avoid When Treating Your Veins

Whether your veins are purple, swollen or ropey one thing is for certain: they tend to look unattractive not to mention the possibility of affecting your circulation. But as unattractive as spider veins and varicose veins may be, it is important that they are treated correctly – to reduce or eradicate any future associated health…

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5 Things Every Man Should Know About His Veins

When it comes to varicose veins, women are targeted as the main sufferers who seek both surgical and non-surgical procedures. Awareness campaigns often neglect the fact that men have more serious forms of varicose veins disease even if the incidence of varicose veins is less in men than it is in women. What Men Need…

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