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Why are varicose veins painful?

There are several symptoms of varicose veins; one being pain and swelling in the legs. Often, it is worse at night or after a hectic day of prolonged standing; though people sitting extensively are affected as this slows circulation. Pain can reduce the quality of life.  So, why are varicose veins causing aching legs? When you are affected with varicose veins, it is common to have some pain around the affected areas. As the veins are weak and damaged, they are bound to pain. Since, varicose veins are stretched and swollen; this causes the valves in it to allow blood […]

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Why homemakers are prone to varicose veins?

Housewives/homemakers and varicose veins! The Department of General Surgery at Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, conducted a prospective study over a period of 12 months. In one of the studies, it was seen that the majority who developed varicose veins had a history of long-standing hours. Occupations like a housewife, laborer, barber, carpenter were all present in the group. Many homemakers, crossing the age of 50 feel tired quickly, particularly when working all by themselves. One of our customers shared with us the story of her severe leg pain from varicose veins cause pain in her calf muscles to […]

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Are High Heels Linked To Varicose Veins?

Did you know that wearing heels could cause you leg circulation issues? For us women, there’s nothing better than shopping for shoes that match our outfit. When you wear high heels at work – it goes so well with your formal attire. But they are not healthy for your legs. Of course, you can wear high heels on a special occasion. Moderation is key for when you think you might be susceptible to varicose veins. High heels tend to decrease the action of leg muscles that help move blood back to the heart. This is turn increases blood pressure in […]

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