While the legs are the first thing most of us think of when we hear the term “varicose veins”, the condition can and does affect blood vessels in other areas of the body. It’s not uncommon for males to experience varicose veins in the scrotum. This is called a varicocele.
Varicose veins occur as a result of weak or damaged vein walls and valves within veins. Numerous things contribute to this condition and increase the risks of developing varicose veins – but what role do obesity and being overweight play?
When you hear the term “varicose veins”, your first thought is those unsightly blue or purple veins in the legs – correct? Leg varicose veins are by far the most common – but the condition can occur elsewhere in the body, either alongside or independent of the presence of…
Do you have vein problems associated with your menstrual cycle? Women know all too well the misery that can be associated with the menstrual cycle, particularly in the days immediately preceding and at the beginning of their period each month. From moodiness and emotional lability, brain fog and anxiety, to
Vein health is very important, not just for your general comfort and quality of life, but also for your overall health and wellbeing – and ultimately, your likelihood of enjoying an active, long life. Did you Know? The adult human body contains more than 160,000 kilometres of blood vessels! These
We all want to put our best face forward. It’s almost always the very first thing people notice about us – and whether you are a lover of lotions, cosmetics, and aesthetic treatments, or a minimalist preferring to present and age more naturally, you doubtless want to look the very
There are many, many products marketed as helping prevent, alleviate, or even remove varicose veins. From creams and ointments to oral supplements, the options seem endless – but do any of them actually have merit? What are Vein Creams and Supplements? Many people who suffer from varicose veins apply creams
When you hear the term “varicose veins”, chances are that you automatically think of the legs – causing those unsightly bulging or twisted blue-purple veins and swollen ankles, fatigue, aching, and other issues. While vein disease of the legs is by far the most common varicose vein issue experienced by
Are varicose veins something you just need to live with? Are they something you need to worry about? While worrying is never a good thing (especially since there are effective solutions and treatments for this problem), there are certainly some signs to be aware of when it comes to your