Do stand for long hours while commuting? You might be a risk for varicose veins

A survey carried out by Apex Hospital in Borivali has revealed that people who stand for long hours in a train while travelling are prone to develop varicose veins. Among 150 patients, 40 patients were diagnosed with the condition

Do stand for long hours while commuting? You might be a risk for varicose veinsLike most Mumbaikars, even you must have spent long hours commuting on the train to reach your office and college on time. In this city, time is money and in order to reach a place on time, we have to be on our toes (at times literally). Mumbaikars have to forgo any comforts imaginable when […]

Having varicose veins can increase your risk of developing blood clots

A study has found that people with varicose veins were at a five times increased risk of developing a deep venous thrombosis (DVT), a clot in the legs which can lead to amputation or even death

Having varicose veins can increase your risk of developing blood clotsAdults with varicose veins, which are gnarled, enlarged veins, most commonly appearing in the legs and feet, may be at increased risk of suffering from blood clot that could lead to vascular diseases. The study found people with varicose veins were also twice as likely to develop a pulmonary embolism, a clot which travels into the […]

Mumbai: 25% of Mumbaikars suffering from varicose veins, policemen, security guards tops the list

Mumbai’s Apex Hospital has conducted the study on 1,000 Mumbaikars who work while standing for a longer span. According to doctors, if a person stands and works continuously in one place, then they may suffer from varicose veins.

Mumbai: 25% of Mumbaikars suffering from varicose veins, policemen, security guards tops the listOver 25% of the population in Mumbai are suffering from varicose veins  Policemen, bus conductors, security guards, and teachers among the most affected people  Over the last year, Mumbai’s Apex Hospital conducted the research over 1000 people  A lot of people these days are suffering from varicose veins, and the number is increasing every day. […]

Tall people might be at a higher risk for developing varicose veins, finds study

In what researchers are calling ‘the largest genetic study ever performed’ on varicose vein disease, a Stanford University School of Medicine study found a person's height to be a significant risk factor for developing varicose veins

Tall people might be at a higher risk for developing varicose veins, finds studyVaricose veins are swollen, twisted veins that can be seen just under the surface of the skin, usually in the legs. Although the condition is often dismissed as nothing more than a cosmetic nuisance, it can cause moderate pain and has been linked to the more serious side effect of deep vein thrombosis, or blood […]

Being tall can raise your risk of having varicose veins, says study

Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that can be seen just under the surface of the skin, usually in the legs. The study also identified 30 genes linked to varicose vein disorder and to a strong genetic correlation with deep vein thrombosis. It was published on September 24 in Circulation

Being tall can raise your risk of having varicose veins, says studyThe taller you are, the more likely you are to develop varicose veins, according to a study led by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers that examined the genes of more than 400,000 people in search of clues to what causes this common but little understood condition. “Genes that predict a person’s height may be […]

Do you stand for longer period? You may suffer from varicose veins

A lot of people suffer from varicose veins and the number is continuously increasing. But there is a lack of awareness regarding the same. Owing to which, on September 23, Wockhardt hospital organised a free camp and a workshop to educate people about this neglected condition. More than 100 people from Mumbai and Navi Mumbai participated in this camp

Do you stand for longer period? You may suffer from varicose veinsVaricose veins are caused by standing for longer period or by standing and working continuously. To create awareness amongst the masses, Sterling Wockhardt hospital of Vashi organised a workshop. According to doctors, if one stands and works continuously on one place, then they suffer from varicose veins. Varicose veins are enlarged, swollen, and twisting veins, […]