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5 Natural Remedies for Varicose Veins

Along with the hot weather of summer comes the swimsuits and shorts, leaving many people self-conscious of varicose veins. The bluish and raised veins can cause achy legs as well. While an estimated 6…

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What Prolonged Sitting and Standing Does to Your Body

You've probably already heard the new fear-mongered saying: "Sitting is the new smoking." If you work in an office where you sit in front of a computer for most of the day, this news has probably desc…

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7 Essential Facts About Varicose Veins

The word "varicose" means enlarged or swollen. Varicose veins appear as large, gnarled knots along legs and feet. They not just a cosmetic concern, but can also pose some serious health dangers, such …

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6 Natural Approaches to Varicose Veins

As swimsuit season approaches, many adults dread exposing their legs because of ugly varicose veins. Varicose veins affect nearly 50 percent of middle-aged adults. The subcutaneous veins of the legs a…

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Natural Help for Varicose Veins

These twisted, enlarged blood vessels most commonly appear on the legs and feet. When valves malfunction, blood pools when valves malfunction, and veins lose the elasticity needed to propel blood back…

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Can I Prevent Varicose Veins?

Q: Iíve noticed that varicose veins run in my family and am scared that Iíll end up with them as well. What causes this and is there anything I can do to prevent them? A: Many women ask me this que…

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