Will Crossing My Legs Cause Varicose Veins?

The precise cause of varicose veins is unknown, but the main problem is probably a weakness in the walls of superficial veins.

So now we know that going to bed with wet hair doesn’t put us at risk of catching a cold, it’s time to debunk another old wives’ tale.

Does sitting cross-legged mean we’re going to get varicose veins?

“The short answer is no, it does not,” Doctor Mark Malouf, president of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Phlebology told ...

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VIM & VIGR Knee High Compression Socks Make Fashion Statement

Varicose veins often cause numbness, pain and fatigue in the legs.

The bio-tech and pharmaceutical sales rep – still working her day job – discovered that compression socks decrease ankle swelling and muscle soreness; stunt the progression of spider and varicose veins; aid in muscle stabilization and recovery; and reduce the formation of blood clots and the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

Huie also learned that while clinical studies prove the effectiveness of graduated compression socks, the term compression was/is ...

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Six Everyday Habits That Could Cause Varicose Veins

Patients with varicose veins often develop aching, throbbing, cramping, burning, itching and other symptoms that may indicate a need for medical attention.

If you’ve ever poked and prodded at the enlarged blue or red lumpy lines on your legs, you may have done so while wondering how in the heck you got varicose veins in the first place.

Do your daily habits play a role in causing them? Do you even have any control over their sudden appearance? The answer to ...

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Exercise and Yoga for Varicose Veins Treatment

http://www.belmarrahealth.com/exercises-varicose-veins-yoga-poses-exercises-varicose-veins-treatment/Varicose veins can be much more than a cosmetic issue.

Varicose veins are visible veins that may look dark purple or blue in color and are commonly found in the legs and feet of those affected. These enlarged and discolored veins may not pose any immediate health concerns, being more of a cosmetic problem—looking unsightly or unattractive. However, some individuals experience aching pain and discomfort that could signal a higher risk for other circulatory problems.

It ...

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Varicose Vein Tips For Seniors

Varicose veins are a relatively common condition, and for many people they are a family trait.

Summer in full swing can mean lots more outdoor activities for seniors: Walking, playing with grandchildren, gardening, golfing and more.

But older adults are not always aware of and ready for challenges hot weather can pose. The fact is, for seniors there are more hazards than just those on the golf course, say Indiana-area health experts.

Meeting those challenges successfully depends in part on starting and ...

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Symptoms, Causes and Treatments for Varicose Veins

Milder varicose veins can be treated by dermatologists with non-invasive approaches, such as laser therapy and sclerotherapy.

The symptoms of varicose veins include enlarged flesh-colored, blue or purple veins frequently found on the leg or on the calf.

They very often appear bulging and twisted, may be inflamed and raised above the skin’s surface, and sometimes varicose veins become extremely painful.

Symptoms of varicose veins include any vein that comes to be varicose, but the veins most frequently affected are those in your ...

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What Causes Varicose Veins and How to Reduce the Symptoms

http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/794286/varicose-veins-causes-heart-diseasesymptoms-cureVaricose veins often cause discomfort and look unattractive.

Professor Mark Whiteley, vascular surgeon and Founder of The Whiteley Clinic has said varicose veins could indicate venous disease, explained why the condition occurs and how people can reduce symptoms.

He has also stated that the condition does is not an indicator of heart health – and are not linked to heart disease or arterial disease or being overweight.

“In their simplest form, varicose veins can be identified as the bulging ...

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When You Should Consult Your Doctor About Varicose Veins

Symptoms of varicose veins often include; itching, burning, aches, muscle fatigue, cramping, restless leg syndrome, and leg heaviness.

People turn to their primary care physicians for help with all kinds of health issues, but what about veins? Is it worth asking about a vein problem, or should you just “learn to live with it”?

If people shamefully hide their legs from the world because of their veins, then their lives are already affected, not to mention the pain and discomfort they ...

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Foot Pain Can Be Caused By Varicose Veins

Symptoms of varicose veins often include; itching, burning, aches, muscle fatigue, cramping, restless leg syndrome, and leg heaviness.

Foot pain while walking is not always caused by plantar fasciitis, a clinical surgeon in Taipei said, adding that varicose veins can also cause pain when walking and are more common in women.

Most people think that varicose veins form in the calves, but when they occur on the sole of the foot the symptoms can be similar to plantar fasciitis, Yu said, ...

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Typical Treatment Options for Vein Problems

Varicose veins often affect the legs, since they are the farthest from the heart and gravity makes it harder for the blood to flow upward.

Treatments for vein conditions used to involve tying the offending vein off and removing it from under the skin, but now there are less invasive and less painful options. Here are a few:

• Endovenous approaches include endovenous laser ablation (EVLA), endovenous laser therapy (EVLT), and radio frequency therapy (RF). These minimally invasive treatments close large ...

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