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Living with varicose veins: management and treatment

Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted and dark veins that appear on the legs and feet. Whilst they are not dangerous and very common, varicose veins can significantly affect people’s quality of life. Miss Nung Rudarakanchana, highly experienced consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon, explains when people should seek medical attention and what treatment options are available.

Preventing the development of peripheral vascular disease

Peripheral vascular disease is a condition affecting the body's vascular system where arteries become narrower and consequently blood flow is reduced. We invited leading consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon Mr Mohamed Abdelhamid to explain what factors make someone at high risk of developing the condition and what role exercise can play in preventing, and even reversing, the development of peripheral vascular disease.

Cramp-like pain in the legs? What you should know about peripheral vascular disease

Peripheral vascular disease is a condition where blocked arteries restrict blood flow, causing cramp-like pain in the legs and, in some patients, pain in the feet while resting. In this article highly esteemed consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon Mr Mohamed Abdelhamid gives expert insight on the condition's symptoms and diagnosis as well as treatment options.

Disappointed by varicose vein treatment? 3 common reasons why treatment fails

Varicose veins, swollen veins which are dark blue or purple in colour, can affect people's confidence and make them self-conscious. Treatment is widely available but unfortunately is not always successful and can leads to recurrence of the varicose veins. In this article, renowned consultant venous surgeon, Dr Omar Abu-Bakr explains why this can occur and what patients can expect from high quality treatment.

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