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abnormally swollen or knotty

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Varicose veins is growing in prevalence in the UAE, and worldwide it is estimated to affect around 20 per cent of all adults at some point in their lives, according to the US National Library of Medicine.
1 Workers who stand on their feet all day are more at risk of varicose veins "Getting varicose veins - bulging, bumpy veins seen on the surface of the legs - has nothing to do with whether you sit or stand at work," says consultant vascular surgeon Professor Mark Whiteley, (thewhiteleyclinic.
My varicose veins, while common, were certainly not "normal" and not something that anybody was celebrating.
But if the tiny valves are weakened or damaged, blood pools in the veins, causing them to stretch and bulge - sometimes visibly through the skin as a varicose vein.
As a result of their damage, varicose veins are dilated and often tortuous superficial veins.
founder and medical director of West Medical, varicose veins are unsightly, large, raised and swollen blood vessels that typically develop in the legs.
Dr Mamoun Shafaamri, vascular surgeon at Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said: "This method is a real breakthrough because the previous two methods of permanent varicose vein removal were more invasive, patient recovery time was much longer and the procedure was uncomfortable.
Personally, I'm lucky enough to have avoided actual varicose veins so far, but I've been playing 'whack a mole' with thread veins for as long as I've been a beauty editor, and now there's an ominous green thing on my skin too.
This was aimed to Study on Clinical Assessment of varicose veins by clinical scores and validating the result of Trendelenburg procedure in varicose veins of Lower Limbs.
For many people, varicose veins--unsightly, enlarged veins that typically appear in the legs and feet--are just a cosmetic concern.
Objective: To evaluate the clinical effect of endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) for patients with varicose veins.
Varicose veins and their associated symptoms and complications constitute the most common chronic vascular disorder leading to surgical treatment.
In Western nations, the prevalence of varicose veins reaches up to the half of the adult population [2,3] and rises significantly with age [4,5].
Varicose veins are a condition we often associate with old ladies - think Nora Batty from Last of the Summer Wine in her wrinkly compression stockings - but they can actually strike at almost any age, from 18 upwards, although it's when we get older that they can cause pain and discomfort.
The common varicose veins of the legs result from excessive blood flow due to incompetence of unidirectional valve systems.