Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged, swollen, twisted and more prominent in appearance. They are often blue or purple in colour but can also be colour-less. Varicose veins occur when the valves within the veins that control blood flow become weak and instead of moving the blood along, it instead sits within the… Continue reading How to treat varicose veins?
Varicose veins usually develop when the small valves inside the veins stop working properly. They appear as lumpy or bulging veins usually on the legs and they may be dark purple or blue in colour. Varicose veins affect many people in the UK but many people choose to ignore their veins rather than seeking treatment.… Continue reading Do I need to treat my varicose veins?