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Preventing Varicose Veins When You Sit or Stand All Day

There are a lot of risk factors which can contribute to the development of varicose veins. One of the most common causes is either sitting or standing on the legs all day. Sitting down all day causes the blood to pool in the legs. It also increases your risk of developing blood clots. Standing on […]

Varicose vein warning signs to watch out for

Varicose veins can affect anyone, at any stage of their life. While you likely already know the main tell-tale sign to look out for – large, bulging visible veins – did you know there are a lot of other symptoms you could experience if you develop venous disease? Here, we’ll look at some of the […]

Patients Suffering Due to NHS Varicose Vein Cutbacks

After the NHS announced they were withdrawing routine treatment of varicose veins last year, numerous patients have been left to suffer alone. GPs are turning away patients complaining of varicose vein symptoms, telling them they can only step in if they develop open sores. Unable to cope with the pain associated with venous disease, this […]

Recurrent miscarriages and endometriosis may increase risk of venous thromboembolism

A new Japanese study has revealed that recurrent miscarriages and Endometriosis may increase the risk of Venous Thromboembolism. These new risk factors could prove crucial for ensuring pregnant women at high risk of the condition can be monitored and treated correctly. So, what is Venous Thromboembolism and what exactly did the new study find? What […]

Men and varicose veins

It’s often thought that varicose veins are a ‘women’s problem’ and certainly many more women seek treatment due to unhappiness with the appearance of their legs, but actually a similar number of men are affected, with that number rising in both sexes as they get older. Varicose veins typically are a cosmetic problem and that […]

The Link Between Diabetes and Varicose Veins

Although varicose veins are largely viewed as a cosmetic issue, the truth is, they can link to other, more serious health issues. One of the more serious conditions which is linked to venous disease is diabetes. Here, we’ll look at the link between diabetes and varicose veins and what to do if you suspect you […]

Varicose vein removal set to be one of biggest aesthetic trends of 2019

Varicose vein removal has been listed as one of the biggest aesthetic trends for 2019. Each year, we see new emerging trends within the cosmetic surgery and aesthetic market, but this is the first-time varicose vein removal has made it onto the list. Here, we’ll look at why varicose vein removal is dominating the market […]

Can weightlifting cause varicose veins?

There’s a lot of reasons varicose veins can develop over your lifetime, but could it be down to the type of exercise that you do? Weightlifting, for example, is a popular yet strenuous activity. You’ll often notice the veins in your legs bulging after a workout. So, could these be varicose veins? Here, you’ll discover whether […]

Minimally invasive varicose vein treatments vs surgery

In the past, the treatment options for painful and unsightly varicose veins typically covered two extremes – the use of compression stockings or vein stripping, a surgical procedure that removes the offending veins from the legs. During a vein stripping procedure, the vein is removed through incisions made in the groin or behind the knee. […]

2019’s hottest trend? Same day varicose vein removal

Surgeons are seeing an increase in the number of patients opting for fast, discreet procedures such as varicose vein removal. Harper’s Bazaar recently detailed the ‘cosmetic tweakments’ it expected to soar in popularity in 2019, and same day varicose vein removal techniques made the list Here, you’ll discover more about same day varicose vein removal […]