Why Winter is the Best Time to Treat Varicose Veins

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Why Winter is the Best Time to Treat Varicose Veins

Why Winter is the Best Time to Treat Varicose Veins Many sufferers from varicose veins prefer not to wear shorts or clothes that expose their legs, embarrassed by the appearance of their varicose veins. And all too often we hear from patients who have put off treatment for years under the impression that the only…

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Why are Varicose Veins Primarily Found in the Legs?

Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA) Case Study

Varicose veins affect up to 30% of the Australian population. Left untreated, varicose veins do carry medical risks. If the “leak” in these veins is severe, over time it can cause inflammation to the surrounding skin. So, Why are Varicose Veins Found in the Legs? There are a few reasons that varicose veins are found…

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Lymphedema and Chronic Venous Insufficiency

How is Lymphedema and Chronic Venous Insufficiency Connected? Vein problems can result in Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI), a condition in the legs that occur when the valves are not working properly causing swelling and pigmentation. When these valves are not working properly it makes it difficult for the blood to return to the heart, and…

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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

General symptoms of varicose veins can include swelling in the legs and ankles, fatigue, low energy levels, and outright pain. But, other than overt pain and loss of mobility, one of the most annoying side effects of varicose veins that “first timers” tell us that finally drove them to seek medical help for their swollen veins…

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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…

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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…

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Are Your Veins Trying To Tell You Something?

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