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ConditionsConditionsVaricose veins

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FEATURE Striking a rich vein

September 2015 (Vol. 26 Issue 6) /

Herbal remedies can treat varicose veins and leg swelling, says Harald Gaier

FEATURE Urban medical myths

September 2014 (Vol. 25 Issue 6) /

Dr Harald Gaier explodes 13 common pieces of advice routinely given out at the doctor's surgeryI receive lots of letters from readers asking for a 'second opinion' on minor issues after they've been given advice or instructions by their GP or Practice Nurse

FEATURE Getting a leg up

September 2013 (Vol. 24 Issue 6)

Herbs and high-fibrefoods can help you beat spider and varicose veins, says Dr Harald Gaier

FEATURE Avoiding traveller's thrombosis

July 2011 (Vol. 22 Issue 4)

Although it's been called the 'economy-class syndrome', deep vein thrombosis (DVT)-when a blood clot develops in one of the deep veins of the body-is a genuine threat to anyone travelling on a long-haul flight

FEATURE Varicose veins

December 2010 (Vol. 21 Issue 9) /

Varicose veins are veins that have become twisted and swollen because blood isn't flowing through them properly

FEATURE Spider veins

April 2009 (Vol. 20 Issue 1) /

Q) Since having children, I've been plagued with unsightly spider veins on my legs

SITE EXCLUSIVE Dry Skin-Brushing: DIY for a sluggish immune system and beauty routine all in one

June 5th 2007

Dry Skin-Brushing: DIY for a sluggish immune system and beauty routine all in oneDIY for a sluggish immune system and beauty routine all in oneFeeling chronically below par, sluggish and lacking in vitality has become the norm for many of us

FEATURE So you think you need . . .a haemorrhoidectomy

September 2005 (Vol. 16 Issue 6)

Haemorrhoids (piles) are common - about half the population will have them at some point in life

FEATURE Privy to a haemorrhoidal habit

July 2005 (Vol. 16 Issue 4)

, a 28-year-old chef with a penchant for pickled chillies, came to see me complaining of an intermittent dull ache in his lower back and coccyx (tail bone)

FEATURE Vitamin E is my elixir of youth

May 2005 (Vol. 16 Issue 2) /

I have taken vitamin E supplements every day for about 30 years, mainly for my varicose veins - and I look 20 years younger than I am

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