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Simple Preventative Measures for Varicose Veins

With varicose vein treatment becoming more popular doctors are now offering more preventative measures to help alleviate the pain and swelling associated with vein disease - particularly for after treatment.  One of the most commonly preferred and effective preventative measures for reducing the swelling of varicose veins is graduated compression stockings or compression hose.

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The Number One Reason Women Should see a Varicose Vein Specialist


venous_ultrasoundVein treatments are offered by a number of practices in various specialities ranging from dermatologists to plastic surgeons; however, the importance of finding right doctor could not have a better reason than this - a recent study reveals that 1 out of every 7 women are having the wrong varicose vein treatment. In fact, for women who have had children this number increases to 1 out of every 5. With the rapid increase in the number of clinics and hospitals offering cut-price treatments for varicose veins, it is anticipated that these numbers will continue to grow over time.

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Common Summer Activities Affected by Varicose Veins


Varicose veins and spider veins are frequently known to cause various symptoms, like leg pain, swelling, heaviness, fatigue, etc. These symptoms not only can affect your work schedule, but they also can significantly affect your ability to participate in social activities and even normal daily activities at home. Here is a look at some of the most common summer activities that people often miss out on as a result of their varicose and spider veins.

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Can Poor Collagen Increase Your Risk of Developing Varicose Veins?

Collagen is the connective tissue that adds structural support to your body by binding or holding parts together. Collagen is actually a protein and accounts for over a quarter of all the protein in your body. It is found in your tendons, joints, ligaments, and even your bones, blood, and eyes. More importantly for our purposes, collagen is responsible for maintaining the elasticity and strength of your blood vessels and skin.

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Does Varicose Vein Cream Work? Myths About Varicose Veins

doctor_1.jpgThere are many relief options to choos from for a number of health related symptoms and concerns. Many people will find their preferred methods, whether naturally derived or medically enhanced, for treating headaches, colds, inflammation, muscles aches and pains, and even varicose veins.

In the last decade, technology and research have allowed experienced physicians certified in the diagnosis and treatment of varicose and spider veins, venous and lymphatic doctors, to learn what really works to treat the problem at its source. They have discovered that certain treatment options provide remedial solutions which alleviate symptoms without eliminating the problem entirely. Many websites, videos, natural health stores, and even doctors offer these types of remedial solutions, such as gels or creams as vein disease prevention,  but vein disease is a real disease and not just a cosmetic concern.

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