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Compression Stockings -

Buying a pair of compression stockings is very much like buying a car. You might wish to buy a Merc but that does not suit your pocket. You always have to take into considerations lot many factors like your budget, size of the family, maintenance cost, type of the roads you will be driving in etc. Very similar is the case here. All the compression stockings provide similar compression but the fabric decides the level of comfort and of course the price of the stocking.

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Compression Stockings -

9 out of 10 people today complain of tired and/aching legs or swollen legs or for that matter any kind of leg discomfort. For most us the saying prevention is better than cure just remains on paper and we seem to never implement it either. Let me tell you something. More than 50% of all the kinds of leg health related problems can be avoided if proper preventive methods are followed. 

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Varicose Veins -

The basic definition according to the NHS website is

“Varicose veins are swollen and enlarged veins that usually occur on the legs and feet. They may be blue or dark purple and are often lumpy, bulging or twisted in appearance.”

To understand this better, let us get into a bit of human anatomy

We all know that arteries carry pure blood from the heart to the body parts and the veins carry impure blood from the body parts to the heart for purification. What needs to be understood here is, the arteries travel in the direction of gravity making the flow easier. But for the veins they travel against the gravity which makes it less easy.

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Very often we are asked this question, what is exactly the difference between Anti-Embolism stockings and the regular medical compression stockings. Can they be used interchangeably? The answer is NO

Let us dwell deeper into this step by step

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medical compression, Mistakes, sorgen, stockings, wear & care -

We all have been wearing socks right from our school days. Can anyone make a mistake while wearing a pair of socks? Really? YES.

Compression stockings are socks with graduated compression therapy which help in relieving various leg circulation issues. If not worn properly it might worsen the condition too.

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