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The Glories of Compression Stockings

Varicose veins are becoming a common condition in the United States.  About 40 percent of the population suffers from chronic venous insufficiency, a condition that can lead to varicose veins. Contrary to what many people think, varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic problem. They are a real medical condition. People with varicose veins […]

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Compression Garments…just what are they?

If you suffer from the symptoms of varicose veins and have consulted a physician, you have likely heard the term “compression garments”. On the Premier Vein Clinics blog, we mention compression garments or compression stockings frequently as a first line of defense to fight the symptoms or lessen your risk of painful venous disease. From […]

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standing increases risks for varicose veins

5 Reasons Why Standing for Hours Increases Your Risks for Varicose Veins

A study conducted in 2005 by Occupational and Environmental Medicine suggests individuals who stand for more than 75% of the time at work are more prone to developing varicose veins. Listed below are 5 reasons supporting this finding and helping us to understand the relationship between standing and varicose veins. Standing for extended periods of […]

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