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Top 10 ways to relieve leg pain

Here are the Top 10 ways of relieving leg pain. We often tend to ignore leg pain thinking it to be nothing but the result of overwork or tiredness. However, pain in the legs can rapidly become an obstacle in performing everyday activities such as climbing up and down a staircase, going for a walk […]

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 […]

VARICOSE VEINS – SKIN CHANGES CAN BE PERMANENT

In the development of varicose veins, skin changes like redness, itching, eczema, blackening, pigmentation, hardening of skin is noted followed by eventual breakdown of the skin forming an ulcer / open wound. Why and how does skin get affected in varicose veins? The walls of the veins are thin and elastic like a balloon, sometimes […]

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 […]

HOW DO VARICOSE VEINS OCCUR?

In this article, I’ve tried to simplify the explanation of how varicose veins form to a basic level for everyone’s understanding. Veins are the blood vessels of the body which generally speaking carry used blood from the body to the heart. Veins carry around 70% of total blood volume at any time. Veins are different […]

HOW TO PREVENT VARICOSE VEINS?

This is one of the most common questions asked mostly by near relatives of patients who buy stockings from us. Adding from my existing knowledge, I’ve scrounged the internet and taken some options which seems may be helpful for many reading this blog. To begin with, let’s be clear that there’s no fixed way to […]