F.A.Q

Varicose Veins needs to be properly understood to ensure that a correct diagnosis is determined so that the problem can be treated effectively. If you think that you have symptoms then read these Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about Varicose Veins.

 

What age do the symptoms appear?

 

The symptoms can appear at any age. If they appear on younger people, the problem can make the skin look extremely aged. For example a young woman who may have lost weight and stamped on her feet all day may see Varicose veins triggered on her legs which can make the skin look like that of an aged person.

 

How large are the veins?

 

This problem can occur from small isolated areas to much larger areas. For example it is not uncommon for somebody to see the problem travelling from the groin area right down to the knees and further down the leg.

 

Are they painful?

 

The problem can be painful for many people. For example if you have veins on your legs and you stand around on your legs for long periods of time then this will take its toll and the veins will start to feel painful.

 

Who is at risk?

There are several factors that determine whether you are likely to develop the problem. Some of these factors include:

  • Whether you have had the problem in your family
  • being overweight
  • non or very little exercise
  • being in the same position for long periods of time.  For example sitting or standing for lengthy periods of time.
  • Smoking

How common is the problem?

 

Varicose Veins is a common problem and fortunately it is not a complex want to fix. It is estimated that 10 to 20% off adult suffer from the problem and women suffer from the problem more than men. In fact the problem is twice as common in women as it is in men due to the fact that hormonal changes in women lead to swelling of the veins and the symptoms increase before menstruation.

 

What can be done the one o relieve the pain on a short-term basis?

 

Some sufferers find comfort in wearing special compression stockings which help relieve some of the pain and discomfort from the problem. There are also other treatments that we offer that can help eliminate the problem. We offer a treatment that is not only quick but also non-invasive to help you get rid of the problem effectively. Somebody who has had Varicose Veins treatment is normally able to get back to their normal day-to-day activities without any problem.

 

What age do the symptoms appear?

 

The symptoms can appear at any age. If they appear on younger people, the problem can make the skin look extremely aged. For example a young woman who may have lost weight and stamped on her feet all day may see Varicose veins triggered on her legs which can make the skin look like that of an aged person.

 

How large are the veins?

 

This problem can occur from small isolated areas to much larger areas. For example it is not uncommon for somebody to see the problem travelling from the groin area right down to the knees and further down the leg.

 

Are they painful?

 

The problem can be painful for many people. For example if you have veins on your legs and you stand around on your legs for long periods of time then this will take its toll and the veins will start to feel painful.

 

Who is at risk?

 

There are several factors that determine whether you are likely to develop the problem. Some of these factors include:

  • Whether you have had the problem in your family
  • being overweight
  • non or very little exercise
  • being in the same position for long periods of time.  For example sitting or standing for lengthy periods of time.
  • Smoking

 

How common is the problem?

 

Varicose Veins is a common problem and fortunately it is not a complex want to fix. It is estimated that 10 to 20% off adult suffer from the problem and women suffer from the problem more than men. In fact the problem is twice as common in women as it is in men due to the fact that hormonal changes in women lead to swelling of the veins and the symptoms increase before menstruation.

 

What can be done the one o relieve the pain on a short-term basis?

 

Some sufferers find comfort in wearing special compression stockings which help relieve some of the pain and discomfort from the problem. There are also other treatments that we offer that can help eliminate the problem. We offer a treatment that is not only quick but also non-invasive to help you get rid of the problem effectively. Somebody who has had Varicose Veins treatment is normally able to get back to their normal day-to-day activities without any problem.