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The Iceberg and Varicose Veins

The Iceberg and Varicose Veins Most people when they think of varicose veins, they think of bulging, unsightly…
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Vulvar Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins of the Groin Pregnancy is an amazing journey for most women, but it is also the…
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Trauma & Varicose Veins

Trauma & Varicose Veins Strong family history and genetics are well known to be some of the causes…
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Compression Stocking Complaints

Compression Stocking Complaints One of the biggest complaints of every patient after treatment is wearing stockings.   These…
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Painful Shins & Legs

Painful Shins & Legs Some people are very sensitive on their legs especially on the shins and even…
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Venous Lakes

Venous Lakes If you have noticed a bluish or sometimes purplish lump on your lips that has been…
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How Common are Varicose Veins?

How Common are Varicose Veins? As much as varicose veins are a problem the commonest presentation are spider…
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What Treatments do I Need?

What Treatments do I Need? It all depends what you have. If you have spider veins, the most…
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Causes of Poor Circulation

Causes of Poor Circulation If you feel the circulation in your legs are poor, these are some of…
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Downtime After Vein Treatments

Downtime After Vein Treatments For minor treatments for spider veins or smaller varicose veins.   There is no…
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Improving Circulation

Improving Circulation Your lower limb from your hip downwards is a very important functional and physiological part of…
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Are Varicose Veins Dangerous?

Are Varicose Veins Dangerous? On their own, varicose veins may just appear like an annoying problem to have,…
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Red and Sore Varicose Veins

Red and Sore Varicose Veins Firstly if you ever notice hard lumps, soreness or redness in your varicose…
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Glue & Varicose Veins

Everything Glue Related There has been quite a lot of talk about glue. Currently it is the new…
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Do Compression Stockings Work?

Do Compression Stockings Work? The commonest causes for varicose veins are genetic and strong family history, followed by…
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Can Varicose Veins Burst?

Can Varicose Veins Burst? For many people, spider veins and varicose veins are more than a cosmetic problem.…
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Itchiness and Varicose Veins

Itchiness & Varicose Veins For many people, spider veins and varicose veins are more than a cosmetic problem.…
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The History of Varicose Veins

The History of Varicose Veins Varicose veins date from 400 BC with this image illustrating that this has…
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Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Why Varicose Veins occur during pregnancy? Patients that are currently pregnant or even planning to get pregnant or…
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Are the needles used painful?

Dr Param addresses one of the most common questions asked about the treatment of varicose and spider veins: "Are the needles you use painful?" Short answer: No, find out more in this short video:
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Flying and Varicose Veins

We all know, through media or even through the news, that when you fly on a plane, there is always a risk of developing a deep vein thrombosis or DVT. That is why they encourage everyone flying to move around the cabin and do plenty of stretching exercises.
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What Causes Varicose Veins?

What Causes those Unsightly Varicose Veins? Why are you affected more than other people of the same age…
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Simplifying Varicose Veins – The 3 Levels

Simplifying Varicose Veins into the 3 Levels. Varicose veins and spider veins are a very common condition that many patients have. In this video, I break down the different types of veins and how each one is connected. More importantly, I highlight what type of treatment is required for each level.
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Busting Varicose Vein Myths

This is an age-old question, often surrounded by myths. The usual adage being, “Oh no, I have my…