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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 […]

Behind the headlines: is the NHS really going to stop treating varicose veins?

Last month the NHS announced it was drastically limiting a number of routine procedures they deemed ‘futile’ in an attempt to save taxpayers’ money. Varicose vein surgery is one of the 17 procedures that made the list alongside surgery for snoring, grommets for glue ear Carpal Tunnel Syndrome release and haemorrhoid surgery, but what does […]

What is the best solution for varicose veins?

If you’ve ever researched how to treat and eliminate varicose veins, you’ll likely have come across a lot of different solutions, from natural remedies you can create at home all the way to surgery – there’s a huge choice of treatment options out there. So, what are the best solutions for varicose veins? Here, you’ll […]

Is it possible to detect varicose veins early?

Varicose veins are extremely common and while they are largely more of a cosmetic issue, they do pose potential health risks. Therefore, it’s always beneficial to detect and treat the condition as early as possible. The question is, is it possible to detect the signs of varicose veins early? Here, you’ll discover everything you need […]

What’s the difference between spider veins and varicose veins?

Spider veins and varicose veins are often mistakenly grouped together as one and the same. However, did you know the two are actually separate vascular conditions? They may produce very similar symptoms, but here you’ll discover the differences between these two conditions. How do the symptoms differ? The symptoms of spider veins and varicose are […]

Can men develop varicose veins?

When you do your research into varicose veins, you’ll commonly find most of the information presented is aimed towards women. So, does this mean varicose veins solely affect women or can they affect men too? While varicose veins are certainly more common in women, they can affect men too. Here, you’ll discover everything you need […]