7 Common myths about varicose vein causes

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7 Common myths about varicose vein causes

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Are you concerned about varicose veins? Have you heard conflicting advice? There is a lot of different information available and understandably, it can all get a bit confusing. Considering that varicose veins will affect an estimated 20% of all adults at some point in their lives, its time to put some of the misconceptions to…

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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 refrain from wearing shorts or clothes that expose their legs, embarrassed by the appearance of their varicose veins. All too often we hear from patients who have been putting off treatment assuming that surgery is the only option. This couldn’t…

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Why Can Varicose Veins Recur?

Varicose veins can recur, find out why they do. 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, they do seem to reappear after treatment. In this article, we’ll explain a couple of the reasons this happens,…

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Pregnancy: are varicose veins part of the deal?

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Around 40% of women will experience varicose veins during their pregnancy. We’ll explain why, and what you can do about varicose veins before, during, and after your pregnancy. Here are five key points: 01. Yes, you are more likely to get varicose veins while pregnant Changes in hormone levels are one of the most important…

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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 (close to the surface of the skin) varicose veins in…

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7 Best Exercises for Vein Health While Travelling

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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 around every few minutes, staying well hydrated, and if you have…

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Vein Health for Truckers and professional drivers

Today we are discussing Vein Health specifically for Truck Drivers and Professional Drivers. So much to discuss that it is in 2 parts with this being part 1. Please leave any comments below. LASER TECH MAKES VEIN HEALTH A BREEZE FOR THE LONG HAUL! For drivers in the trucking industry, good circulation in the feet…

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