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The Covid Buddha

Buddha : You look sad today… Me : Shouldn’t I be? The Covid-19 second wave is raging like a wild fire in India. So much suffering and gloom all around with no immediate end in sight. I fear the worst for myself and my dear ones too. Buddha : I agree. One is bound to … Continue reading The Covid Buddha

COVID-19 Vaccine : To be, or not to be

Once again I invoke Hamlet in my blog title. But the famous words do aptly convey the dilemma faced by many amongst us regarding the COVID-19 vaccination. After the start of its COVID vaccination drive in January ’21, India has so far (till April 20th) managed to fully vaccinate nearly 1.74 crore people (two doses) … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine : To be, or not to be

Confusion…thy name is Covid

Pardon my slightly poetic and Shakespearean inspiration in the title but I am pretty much sure if Hamlet were to be real and alive today, he would have uttered pretty much the same words. A lot has been written, said, heard, and experienced about the Covid-19 pandemic which hit us nearly a year ago and … Continue reading Confusion…thy name is Covid

LASER TREATMENT FOR VARICOSE VEINS

LASER TREATMENT FOR VARICOSE VEINS Chronic venous disease (spider veins, varicose veins, leg ulcers) is a common problem affecting the general population throughout the world. In India, it is estimated that around 25-30% of the population is suffering from such vein disease. The unfortunate part is that many aren't aware of the disease and whom … Continue reading LASER TREATMENT FOR VARICOSE VEINS

Keeping Leg Veins Healthy in Covid-19 Lockdown

Pandemic, Paranoia and Problems The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way the world lives. Our priorities have changed and rightfully so. Preventing ourselves from the yet to be fully understood novel disease is important but getting paranoid about it will not help. The World Health Organisation and many scientists have pointed out that the pandemic … Continue reading Keeping Leg Veins Healthy in Covid-19 Lockdown

Winter and Varicose Veins

“Winter is the best time to treat Varicose Veins” By Dr. Ashish D. Dhadas, Varicose Veins expert Winter is here and warm, long clothes now come out of the closet. This does help in hiding those cosmetically unpleasant, painful spider veins and varicose veins on the legs. However, as the summer season arrives, you want … Continue reading Winter and Varicose Veins

Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

By Dr. Ashish D. Dhadas, varicose veins Specialist, Dombivli, Mumbai Women frequently ask, “How do I prevent varicose veins during my pregnancy?” or “What shall I do about my varicose veins now that I am pregnant?” These are good questions that deserve proper answers Several factors are at play during pregnancy which promote the development … Continue reading Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Do Varicose Veins run in your family?

By Dr. Ashish D. Dhadas, Varicose Veins expert, Samata Hospital, Dombivli, Mumbai You have eyes, dimples like your father and skin colour, and varicose veins like your mother. Yes, you read it right! Those ugly looking leg veins can run in your family and may give you a tough time by causing various symptoms. Here, … Continue reading Do Varicose Veins run in your family?

Ignorance of Pain in Leg Leads to Varicose Veins

• High incidence of mature adults developing varicose veins Says Dr Dhadas • “The thick green rope-like appearance of varicose veins makes people feel older” Adds Doctor Mumbai: As we age, varicose veins become a common health concern. Studies estimate that one in five adults live with varicose veins and about 16 per cent of … Continue reading Ignorance of Pain in Leg Leads to Varicose Veins

These every day habits can raise one’s risk of varicose veins

Varicose Veins is a common problem affecting the general population throughout the world. In India, it is estimated that around 25-30% of females and 10-15% of males suffer from it. However, majority of the patients with varicose veins are unaware of it and the complications it can invite. Did you know? Varicose veins are enlarged, … Continue reading These every day habits can raise one’s risk of varicose veins