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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 […]

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 […]