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Restless legs and open sores – a sign of varicose veins?

Varicose veins are often associated as more of a cosmetic issue than a health issue. However, did you know they could potentially cause a wide range of symptoms? Often, the symptoms of varicose veins appear before they even become visible. Along with aches and pains, sufferers may experience other more surprising symptoms such as open […]

Common varicose vein myths that prevent people from seeking treatment

Over the years, there’s been a lot of varicose vein myths circulating the internet. Perhaps one of the biggest is that they don’t necessarily need to be treated. Varicose veins are commonly seen as a cosmetic-only issue, especially if they don’t cause any nasty side effects. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Here, […]

Could your height be a risk factor for varicose veins?

A new study has revealed that the likelihood of developing varicose veins can be significantly impacted by a person’s height. Researchers claim this is the largest genetic study ever carried out on venous disease and varicose veins and its results have certainly proven interesting. So, how could your height impact your chances of developing varicose […]

Could your birth control be putting you at risk of varicose veins?

Birth control has many great benefits for women. Not only can it prevent you from getting pregnant, but it can also be used to treat painful conditions such as endometriosis, as well as help to regulate your cycle. However, like any drugs, birth control pills also come with a number of potential nasty side effects. […]

Young women encouraged to get their varicose veins treated

When you think of varicose veins, it’s common to associate them with older age. However, the truth is, varicose veins can develop at any time in your life. Young women are just as susceptible at developing varicose veins as older women, but up until recently, treatment may have been discouraged. This is because some experts […]

Are your varicose veins holding you back?

An avid runner has recently revealed how having her varicose veins treated has helped to boost her physical performance. Initially, 60-year old Wendy Hookway, thought her performance issues were down to her simply being unfit. However, after having her veins treated, she discovered she could easily run further. Like Wendy, many people are unaware of […]

Did the 2018 summer heatwave play havoc with your varicose veins?

The summer of 2018 saw record-breaking temperatures, with experts predicting the warmer weather will continue throughout the autumn. As many rejoice at this unusual UK weather event, others are struggling to stay comfortable. If you suffer from varicose veins, you may find the higher temperatures are making them even more uncomfortable than usual. Here, you’ll […]

Early Treatment of Varicose Veins Leads to Better Ulcer Healing

New research has shown that the early treatment of varicose veins leads to better, faster ulcer healing. While many people largely associate varicose veins as a mere cosmetic problem, the truth is they have the potential to lead to more severe health conditions. The longer varicose veins are left untreated, the worse they become. Ulcers […]

Work in a Sedentary Job? You Might Want to Watch Out for Varicose Veins

If you work within an office environment, or a job which requires you to sit still for long periods of time, your risk of developing varicose veins is pretty high. When you’re not moving your legs for hours at a time, blood can start to pool within them. This doesn’t just increase your risk of […]

Could varicose veins affect your career options?

A candidate who applied to join the Army in India has been turned down because they suffer varicose veins. Despite undergoing surgery to eliminate the condition, a court has ruled the patient isn’t fit to join the military due to the symptoms varicose veins produce. For many, varicose veins are viewed solely as a cosmetic […]