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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 […]

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 […]