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Can Varicose Veins Be Treated Using Topical Creams?

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Many people search online everyday for a number of various creams and ointments to cure their ailments. It’s quite common and in many circumstances these topical solutions do provide real value and treatment. Varicose vein creams, however, are not one of these. Unfortunately, the nature of varicose veins lie often much deeper beneath the surface of the skin and are not the result of a cosmetic problem.

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Varicose Veins Are Not Cosmetic Despite What Your Friends or Doctor May Say.

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One of the most common statements I hear from patients when they come in is, "I waited to seek treatment because I was told that my varicose veins were merely cosmetic... and if they didn't hurt I didn't need to seek treatment." While there are many common misconceptions or myths about varicose and spider veins, this is probably one of the most harmful ones still circulating today. There are many reasons that these myths about varicose veins are still so widely disseminated.

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Why Treating Your Varicose Veins Should be Part of Your New Years Resolution.

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It has arrived - the year 2017 - and yes, if you are embracing this year with a sense of accomplishment ahead your mind is in the right place. Like many after the holidays and new year, the beginning of another year is a great place to finally follow through on some of those long awaited “get fit, get healthy, get in shape…” plans.

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At What Age You Can Develop Varicose Veins?

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Varicose veins disease is a disease that can occur in anyone. Whether you are male or female, varicose vein disease is hereditary and your chances of getting them at some point in your life is one out of four.  Although varicose veins are fairly common, many people are under the misconception that they generally do not occur until you are much older.  This fact is simply not true.

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What Causes Phlebitis?

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Every March, something known as Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Month is recognized to educate the public on the prevention of blood clots and deep vein thrombophlebitis. Phlebitis simply means vein inflammation, however, when it occurs in the deep venous system it can lead to serious, even life-threatening - health concerns. DVT occurs as a result of venous hypertension and insufficiency that causes the veins in your legs to bulge.

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