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5 reasons you should not be ignoring the visible blue veins (varicose veins)

What are Blue veins under the skin? The appearance of blue veins under the skin is not worrisome every time. However, it is also not a condition that should be ignored. Doctors refer to these twisted, bulged or swollen veins that appear below the skin as varicose veins. Untreated varicose veins can progress to serious […]

10 Common causes of swollen legs

With ageing, it is common to experience puffiness or swelling in our feet, especially after long hours of standing or sitting in the same position during travels. Typically, the reason for the feet to appear somewhat swollen is fluid accumulation in the feet. Usually, this will settle when you raise the feet at an elevated […]

WEIGHTLIFTING AND VARICOSE VEINS: IS THERE A CONNECTION?

Weightlifting is the most common type of workout for strengthening the skeletal muscles. It is an ancient form of weight-training exercise which dates back to the Greek civilisation. In the modern era, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movies have made weight-lifting even more popular. [1] Weightlifting can be defined simply as the action of lifting heavy weights like […]