All About DVT and Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are a common condition affecting women and men, particularly in middle and older age. It is often genetic and can also be caused or exacerbated by obesity, smoking, pregnancy, menopause, hormones, lack of physical activity, a prior leg injury, and...

How do Varicose Veins Cause Ulcers?

We all know that varicose veins can be unsightly and uncomfortable. But left untreated, for some people they can become a major health concern with potentially severe repercussions.  One of these risks is the development of a venous ulcer. What are Venous Ulcers? An...

Why Do Varicose Veins Cause Itchy, Dry Skin?

Varicose veins don’t just look unsightly; they can also feel very uncomfortable. Most people who suffer from this condition will be familiar with these effects: aching, heaviness, reddened skin, throbbing, burning, cramping, swelling, and pain.  Among the more unusual...

Do Varicose Veins Occur Anywhere Other Than The Legs?

When you hear the term “varicose veins”, chances are the first thing that springs to mind is the legs. This is not unexpected, as varicose veins are by far most associated with (and most obvious in) the legs. This condition, however, is not limited to the lower...

Varicose Veins in Pregnancy Treatment & Management Tips

Many would argue that pregnancy is one of the most amazing things a woman can experience and that it is the most beautiful time in a woman’s life. But the reality is that, while the outcome of a healthy pregnancy is certainly very beautiful (a happy, healthy baby),...

Tips to Improve Leg Circulation – & Prevent Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are a very common issue for women and men, especially from middle age. They develop for a variety of reasons, many of which are impossible to avoid – such as genetics, biological female sex, and ageing. Other contributing factors are more easily...