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?
There are a number of different treatments available to treat varicose veins but choosing the best one for you can be difficult. From surgery and injections to lasers and glue – there are so many options out there but it is important to know that different types of varicose veins respond better to different treatment… Continue reading What is the best treatment for varicose veins?
If you are unhappy with your varicose veins or worried about associated health issues, you may be wondering what your options are. If you see your NHS doctor about tackling varicose veins for cosmetic reasons or associated health problems, they will very likely suggest self-care measures such as trialling compression stockings for 6 months. However… Continue reading How to get rid of varicose veins