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Latest updates in the treatment for varicose veins

Varicose veins are the swollen, bluish and twisted veins appearing just beneath the skin. These veins appear very commonly on the legs and sometimes on other regions of the body. What are the latest treatment options in varicose veins? Traditional methods, such as ligation or stripping, are used to treat varicose veins. These methods may […]

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 […]

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 […]