Are Varicose Veins Inherited?

Are Varicose Veins Inherited?

One of your parents has varicose veins but does this mean you will inherit it? Most cardiovascular conditions have a genetic predisposition but are hereditary factors alone sufficient to cause disease manifestation? Research scientists have proven that varicose veins...
6 Steps to Getting Summer-Ready Legs

6 Steps to Getting Summer-Ready Legs

Summer is around the corner, and it is time again to show your legs in those lovely shorts. Unfortunately, due to the winter season, your skin may be dry and cracking. However, you can prepare your skin and legs again for summer with a few simple techniques. Here are...
Does running make varicose veins worse?

Does running make varicose veins worse?

Are you afraid of running because of the varicose veins in your legs? Even though running provides enormous health benefits, you may be tempted to stop running because you have varicose veins. Does running make varicose veins worse? With the proper techniques and...
5 Signs of a Blood Clot in Your Leg

5 Signs of a Blood Clot in Your Leg

Blood clotting is an essential part of our standard body functions. It is the body’s way of protecting itself from losing too much blood in the event of a cut, scrape or other injury. The blood clotting process works by releasing specific chemicals near an open wound...