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Dr. Ted King
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Varicose Veins (Definition)

Varicose veins are dilated, elongated, winding, tortuous veins that are usually found in the legs but can affect different parts of the body. Normal veins usually have valves that prevent the backflow of blood and help resist gravity while blood moves back to te heart. Varicose veins have dysfunctional valves so blood moves forward and back which causes the enlarged vessels. These varicose veins can be painful. Often the pain worsens after standing for a ...Read more


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Is there any cure for varicose veins in homeopathy?

Is there any cure for varicose veins in homeopathy?

No: I agree with drs. Gotvald and lerner. There are no homeopathic medicines for varicose veins, including horse chestnut (which might help swelling but won't get rid of varicose veins. The one venotonic (medicine for veins) that has been shown in good quality studies to make a difference in leg vein related symptoms (especially swelling) is dalflon 500. Unfortunately, it is not available in the us. ...Read more

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Are there any homeopathic remedies for varicose veins?

For symptoms: There are better meds in europe, like daflon 500, not approved in usa, that help symptoms like pain and swelling but don't eliminate vein disease. In us, there are some things that help... Graduated medical compression stockings, exercise, citrus plus bioflavonoid caps, horse chestnut seed extract, rutin, french maritime pine bark pycnogenol caps, reservatrol, but see your doctor first to ask! ...Read more

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Which is least invasive of rf procedures for the patient, re: venefit targeted endovenous therapy vs. Vnus closure system for varicose veins?

They are the same.: They are the same procedure with venefit being the new marketing name after covidien bought the device from vnus medical closure fast. The older closure system is typically not available. ...Read more

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Varicose veins: is the venefit targeted endovenous therapy procedure taking the place of vnus closure system or are they two different companies?

Same company: Vnus closure was the first company, using three prong catheter heating up to 85 degrees c. This company was bought out by covidien, and the updated catheter heats up 7 cm tip 120 degrees c. Covidien recently changed procedure name to venefit to suit themselves. The vnus closurefast procedure(old name) is the same as venefit. ...Read more

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Are there treatments for skin ulcers caused by varicose veins?

Are there treatments for skin ulcers caused by varicose veins?

Yes: Skin ulcerations due to vein disease are known as venous stasis ulcerations. Venous pressure due to venous reflux causes fluid leak from distended veins. This stagnation of fluid results in swelling, discoration of the skin, hemosiderin deposits, inflammation.....Skin ulcers. Vein ablation or closure along with compression are the main stay of therapy. See surgeon, american college of phlebology. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is really any effective remedy to cure varicose veins?

Please let me know if there is really any effective remedy to cure varicose veins?

Depends of Anatomy: Whether there will be an effective method to "cure" your varicose veins will depend upon your underlying anatomy, which is genetically determined. The most common "curative" procedure is available for people with "saphenous vein reflux". This is typically treated with endovenous ablation therapy with great long-term results. Other patients do not have this pattern & may have higher recurrence. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for varicose veins?

Is there an effective treatment for varicose veins?

Yes: For effective treatment of varicose veins it is first necessary to evaluate venous system with an ultrasound study. Subsequent effective treatment may include ablation of the veins using laser or radiofrequency combined with injection of any residual veins that do not clear after the initial treatment. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more