Other | January 3, 2023

5 reasons to have your legs checked for varicose veins this January

Have your legs been itchy, swollen, or heavy these past few months? Do you see dilated, curled veins appear under your skin? Have you postponed seeing a doctor for years? Now is the time for your first good year’s resolution! We have listed 5 reasons to have your veins checked by a doctor this month.…

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Varicose veins | November 23, 2022

How does ultrasound work in the treatment of varicose veins?

How does ultrasound eliminate varicose veins? Venous insufficiency and one of its most visible symptoms, varicose veins, affect 1 in 3 people in France. Beyond the traditional treatments that are often invasive and uncomfortable for the patient, echotherapy is the most innovative treatment method in the sector. Materialised by a high-performance and robotic device: the…

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Varicose veins | October 12, 2022

9 questions about ulcers

Ulcers: you’ve heard the name, but don’t know what’s behind it? Find out everything about their origin, symptoms and treatment in 9 questions and answers. An ulcer is, by definition, a wound. It can be located on the skin or on the mucous membranes. This wound is deep. The problem is the healing. A difficult…

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Varicose veins | September 7, 2022

Weight and venous insufficiency: relationship, causes and treatments

Would you like to better understand the link between overweight and varicose veins? We explain here their relationship and give you our advice to relieve the symptoms!  Overweight is recognized by the WHO as a major health scourge in all countries of the world. The latter estimates that 800 adults in the world would be…

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Varicose veins | July 20, 2022

The relationship between taking the pill and varicose veins

Would you like to know more about the link between taking the contraceptive pill and varicose veins? We explain their relationship here!  As a reminder, birth control pills generally contain hormones such as oestrogen and progestin that prevent a woman’s body from ovulating during her cycle. Higher levels of oestrogen have been shown to increase…

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Varicose veins | June 22, 2022

The risks of varicose veins

Often considered, wrongly, as a minor health problem, varicose veins can cause various complications. Venous thrombosis, or phlebitis, occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein. If not treated in time, it can degrade the vein and its valve system that ensures venous drainage, and subsequently develop into post-phlebitic venous disease or pulmonary embolism.…

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