Category: Varicose Veins

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Varicose Veins

Is Horse Chestnut Good for Varicose Veins?

Horse chestnut treatments for varicose veins come in the form of a cream as well as oral supplements. Horse chestnut seeds contain a saponin (a fancy word for chemical compounds found in plants) called Aescin, which has been shown to help the veins become less

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Varicose Veins

What Can I do to Help my Varicose Veins?

The truth is that there are a number of things you can do to both help prevent and reduce varicose vein development. This ranges from lifestyle changes, exercises and the use of products and treatments. It is important to understand that their formation is a

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Varicose Veins

Losing sleep due to your varicose veins?

In previous articles, we have explored the many undesirable symptoms of swollen varicose veins and how they impact your day-to-day life. Symptoms of varicose veins include swelling and cramping, bulging veins, discolouration, soreness, heaviness and even rashes in some cases. One effect that you may

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Acne Solutions

Interview with celebrity facialist Elizabeth Caroline

Cloud 9 Skin Solutions caught up with Celebrity Facialist Elizabeth Caroline for her best skin tips, including advice on breakouts and eczema. What are the most common skin concerns that your customers ask for help with? Anti-ageing concerns always seem to be at the top

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Spider Veins

Varicose Vein or Spider Vein?

Varicose veins are thick, large, swollen blood vessels that are often twisted and turned. They are most commonly seen in the legs, often in the calf area and are visible through the skin. Spider veins are smaller veins that are often red, purple and/or blue.

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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

The Health And Beauty Benefits Of Horse Chestnut

Nature has a way of surprising us with the various plants, seeds and fruits and their hidden benefits to our skin, digestion, hair, and wellbeing. One such miracle natural seed is the horse chestnut or as we call it here in the UK, the conker.

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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

Foods That Can Help Against Varicose Vein Symptoms And Formation

We often have customers ask us why their veins have suddenly appeared or why they are increasing in size/ visibility. The truth is that there are many factors that can contribute, which we have discussed at length in previous posts. There are methods of reducing

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Varicose Veins

Cloud 9 Skin Solutions Investigates Swimming and Vein Relief

Recently we looked at cycling and how it affects varicose veins. We discovered that, in fact, cycling boosted circulation in the legs and had positive effects on reducing symptoms of varicose veins. Today, we look closer at swimming as an activity and whether it is

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Varicose Veins

Tour de Veins: Vein Relief With Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

Many people have noted strange protrusions on the back of Tour de France cyclists’ legs. One in particular suffered from a case of clustered veins, which has scared people across the globe. He did suffer from a particularly bad case of varicose veins, but it

Varicose Veins

How To Ease Varicose Vein Irritation In Summer

While we all love this time of year, for sufferers of varicose veins this time of year can bring added frustration. Some worry more about baring their legs in summery clothes while others find their symptoms worsen. Here are some simple tips to help make