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Does aging cause varicose veins ?


Hague and Gunderson suggested multifactorial pathogenesis of varicose veins. Aging is one of the most important of these factors. Why are varicose veins in the legs so common in the elderly? There are several reasons for this including age related changes in the structure of veins and life style changes. Genetic factors can further aggravate […]

When is surgery necessary for varicose veins


Treatment for this problem includes home remedies, herbal methods and some non surgical techniques such as laser ablation, sclerotherapy injections. But these methods are effective only in case of small varicose veins. While in case of large and severe varicose veins and when all the other treatments fail, the surgery is recommended. Surgery is the […]

5 Natural Home Remedies for Varicose Veins


Varicose veins are dilated tortuous veins seen in the legs and are due to faulty valves in the superficial leg veins. Pooling of blood occurs due to backflow and gravity and these veins become filled and give the appearance of thick ropes which bulge and protrude. In addition to being a cosmetic problem, they can […]

Aging and Sagging Breasts


Women usually experience sagging of breast with aging. Medically, sagging or drooping of the breast is also known as ptosis of breast. Previously there were many misconceptions regarding sagging of breast as women believed that feeding their children leads to sagging and wearing a bra prevent this. However, research has proved that sagging is due […]



Presbyopia is a condition related to old age in which eye progressively loses its ability to focus on nearby objects. The exact mechanism of this is not known, though researchers have presented many theories. Available literature strongly points out that with increasing age there is a loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens. The other […]