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Treating Varicose Veins in the Hands: Everything You Need to Know

Varicose veins are most common in the legs. However, did you know they can also occur on other parts of the body such as the hands? If you’re suffering from varicose veins in the hands, you may be wondering how it can be treated. Unlike in the legs, it’s a little harder to cover up […]

Can You Treat Varicose Veins During Pregnancy?

Varicose veins can present at any time, but did you know there is an increased chance of developing them during pregnancy? Many pregnant women suffer from varicose veins, which can be really uncomfortable on top of the other common pregnancy symptoms. The question is, if you develop varicose veins during pregnancy, can they be treated? […]

Your New Year Resolution: better vein health

Statistics vary, but some estimate that up to 80% of us make and fail to follow through on our New Year’s Resolutions, abandoning them before the end of January. However, if you’re legs are aching, feel ‘heavy’ and look less than attractive with bulging, swollen varicose veins, make 2020 the year that you seek better […]

Laser Treatment vs Foam Sclerotherapy

New research has looked into the effectiveness of three varicose vein treatments. The multicentre study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, assessed endovenous laser abrasion, foam sclerotherapy and surgery. It was discovered that both laser treatment and surgery were the most effective in terms of improvements within quality of life. Here, we’ll look […]

Chris Evans Films Varicose Vein Removal

Popular radio host Chris Evans has recently filmed himself getting varicose vein removal treatment. Confessing he’s usually squeamish, the star admitted during the procedure he felt calm despite just being given local anaesthetic. Commonly, thought of as ‘female-only’ issue, varicose veins can affect men as well and, by openly talking on his radio show and […]

Could Your Office Job Cause Varicose Veins and Other Worrying Health Issues?

A new study has shown what office workers could look like in 20 years’ time and the results aren’t pretty. The study saw a life-size doll named Emma, created to show what workers would look like in current working conditions. According to experts, future office workers could end up with a variety of health issues […]

The Link Between Varicose Veins and Depression

Varicose veins are known to lead to numerous physical health issues. However, did you know they can also cause emotional turmoil too? Several studies have revealed a link between varicose veins and depression. So, how do the two conditions interlink? Below, you’ll discover why many patients also develop depression and other mental health symptoms. Do […]

Everything you need to know about hand veins

When you think about varicose veins, it’s common to associate them as an issue affecting the legs, particularly the upper legs. However, did you know you can also develop varicose veins in other parts of the body? The hands can often develop varicose veins, especially as you get older. Here, you’ll discover everything you need […]

Which treatment option works best for varicose veins?

These days, there’s a huge range of varicose vein treatments available. We’ve come a long way from the days where vein stripping was the only option. With many minimally-invasive treatments now on offer, patients are spoilt for choice over how to eliminate their varicose vein issues. The question is, are some treatments better than others? […]

Varicose veins and pregnancy

Along with swollen ankles, haemorrhoids and hair loss, varicose veins are one of the many less than pleasant side effects of pregnancy. Although usually harmless, they are very common in pregnant women, and like any medical condition, it’s important to keep an eye on them so they do not result in more serious complications. Inside […]