Varicose vein surgeries are quite common and highly effective. However, if you fear going under the knife (or laser), then it is worth your while to try reducing your varicose veins with some of these other non-surgical methods first.
Grape Seed Oil
Several studies have indicated that grape seed oil may be effective in reducing both the discomfort and swelling associated with varicose veins. The specific antioxidants it contains are known to fight inflammation, which is one of the primary contributors to varicose veins.
If your child is one of the more than 3 million U.S. kids who play soccer, you may spend your weeknights at practice and your Saturdays at tournaments, but you probably don't worry too much about injuries. After all, soccer is much safer than a contact sport like football, right?
The truth is that youth soccer players experience more injuries than any other sport, according to a report by the Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness.
It's approximated that between 10% and 15% of the United States population suffers from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a condition that causes painful cramps, bloating, gas, constipation, and diarrhea. If you fall into this category, then you already know just how unpleasant and unpredictable living with IBS and its symptoms can be. At the same time, you may not be comfortable taking prescribed medication to relieve your symptoms or haven't seen any success with these medications.
Under-eye circles can make you look exhausted and tired even when you're fully awake. It's a common condition that affects many people. According to a 2006 study performed by the cosmetic company Clinique, 50% of women would consider dark circles and puffiness under and around the eyes to be one of their most major beauty concerns. Unfortunately, under-eyes circles are usually an inherited trait. Fortunately, there are plenty of dermatology services that can help remove or lighten under-eye circles for a more rejuvenated look.
The arthritis in yours hands can eventually make it difficult to pick up or grasp objects. Your hands become weak, and moving your fingers is painful. Replacing affected finger joints with artificial ones makes your hands useful again. Here is what to expect from this artificial joint replacement surgery.
Artificial Joints Replace Damaged Bone and Cartilage
Cartilage at the ends of the finger bones prevent bone surfaces from rubbing against each other.