<span class="darkPurple">50% of Canadians</span><br />
over the age of 45<br />
suffer the problem.

50% of Canadians
over the age of 45
suffer the problem.

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<span class="lightBlue">Varicose veins</span> are as

Varicose veins are as

common as diabetes<br /> 3 milion Canadians have it.<sup>1,2</sup>

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Varicose veins are<br />
<span class="lightBlue">twisted, enlarged veins</span><br />
near the surface of the skin.

Varicose veins are
twisted, enlarged veins
near the surface of the skin.

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Varicose veins affect<br />
<span class="darkPurple">women 3 times more</span><br />
than men.

Varicose veins affect
women 3 times more
than men.

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Say Goodbye to Varicose Veins

Clinic Finder

To begin with, varicose veins are very common. In fact, 3 million Canadians experience the swelling, itching, and achiness associated with varicose veins. They present on the leg, as blue or purple veins that protrude from the surface of the skin often in a twisted pattern.

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How can I treat varicose veins?

Thanks to extensive medical research on varicose veins, treatment today is safe, effective and does not require a hospital stay or a long, uncomfortable recovery. As well, as a result of new and novel non-invasive procedures, varicose veins can generally be treated on an outpatient basis. Some common forms of treatment include self care, compression stockings, surgical stripping (ligation), laser ablation and sclerotherapy.

Patients are also advised not to cross their legs while sitting, to avoid standing or sitting for long periods of time and to keep moving every so often. It is also advised to elevate your legs when sitting.

What Are Varicose Veins?

To begin with, varicose veins are very common. In fact, 3 million Canadians experience the swelling, itching, and achiness associated with varicose veins. They present on the leg, as blue or purple veins that protrude from the surface of the skin often in a twisted pattern. They are caused by the veins’ inability to redirect blood back to the heart, resulting in blood collecting in the lower extremities.

The 5 common
varicose vein symptoms: