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Varicose Veins in the Legs

The majority of people who suffer with varicose veins will have them either in their legs or feet. This is because when we stand and walk we are in an upright position and this therefore increases pressure in the veins of the lower body. This in turn can cause damage to the veins thus making them varicose. Varicose veins are generally quite ugly in appearance, taking on either the bumpy look, also known as a bunch of grapes, or the thread veins or spider veins looks, which […]

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Causes of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins can cause a great deal of distress for those unfortunate to suffer from them. They are pretty recognisable and are basically enlarged, discoloured and lumpy veins which appear on the upper and lower legs. In many cases varicose veins are painful and tend to be present in those over the age of fifty, although younger people are also prone to developing varicose veins. It is estimated that more women than men suffer from varicose veins. So what causes varicose veins? There are many theories behind […]

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Keeping Clean Inside and Out

Keeping one’s self thoroughly clean does not only entail the outside part of the body. Although it is most commonly presumed that when we should stay clean, we should take regular washing and bathing. Bathing and washing have become synonymous with being clean and healthy. One more thing we need to know is that it is not only the outer part of the body that needs cleaning. Many people still do not know that flushing waste and other toxins from the body is also a form of […]

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