Summary of Posts: April 27th 2013
This cycle we read about the people who are at risk for varicose veins, the complications of varicose veins such as venous leg ulcers, and also learned about a wonderful possible treatment, currently undergoing research trials, for the leg ulcers caused by venous insufficiency conditions.
- If your legs have been aching more than usual, do get yourself checked for varicose veins. Wendy Leonard reveals that you don’t have to be a woman in her 40s to be diagnosed with varicose veins. They can affect anyone at any age.
- Chronic venous leg ulcers take a long time to heal because of the limited treatment available. The individuals who develop the ulcers need to wear compression stockings for the rest of their life to prevent recurrence of the condition. Good news is, this may change for the better, forever! Wftv.com tells more!
- Dr. Sarah Curran emphasizes on the importance of caring for your feet. There are many painful acute and chronic foot conditions that can be prevented with just a little effort on your part.
- An article on WebMD shares the findings of a study about the factors that increase the risk for blood clots during or after pregnancy.
- Christine Bryant explains how shoes affect your body long-term while you’re out and about, wearing them. They can harm as well as heal – it all depends on the kind you wear.
- What is your idea of the perfect pair of shoes? We discuss the characteristics of the shoes right for your feet and their health in “Orthopedic Shoes: What They Are and Why You Should Wear Them.”