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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 […]

Understanding the different stages of varicose veins

Varicose veins have long been considered a simple, harmless cosmetic issue. However, in recent years, experts have been pushing to educate patients on the severity of the condition. There are numerous stages of varicose veins, and the longer the condition is left untreated, the worse it will become. Understanding these different stages can give you […]

Amazon promoting unproven varicose veins remedies

Online eCommerce giant Amazon has recently come under fire for promoting unproven remedies to treat conditions such as varicose veins. The shocking remedies, containing bizarre ingredients such as saliva from rabid dogs, highlight just how unregulated the products sold by the internet giant are. Experts are branding the site irresponsible for not checking what these […]

When Should Varicose Veins Be Treated?

It is estimated that around half of our population will suffer from a vein issue at one time in their lives and although commonly thought to be a problem that affects older patients, varicose veins can develop from your 20s onwards. Varicose veins tend to occur mostly in the legs. Their large bulging appearance can […]

How to prevent varicose veins this summer

Now that summer has officially started, it’s time to ditch the winter wardrobe. However, if you want to really get to show off that summer body, one thing you’ll want to avoid is varicose veins. Varicose veins don’t just look unsightly, they can also cause a number of health problems too. So, if you don’t […]

New Study Aims to Take Minimally Invasive Varicose Vein Treatments to the Next Level

A new study conducted by Vienna’s Institute of Functional Phlebosurgery, Karl Landsteiner Society, has revealed exciting results into a new minimally invasive varicose vein treatment. The technique, along with its preliminary results, were presented at the Charing Cross Symposium in London. The new treatment is said to require no needles, knives or a catheter and, […]

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 […]