> Are there any at-home remedies (or ‘treatments’0 to turn to when dealing with unsightly varicose veins, in the hope of preventing such conditions as Chronic Venous Insufficiency and Deep Vein Thrombosis? Guyanese-born medic Dr. Zwade Marshall, now Director of the Pain Centre of Augusta (Emory University), heartily recommends “conservative leg elevation in the evenings, compression socks and inflammatory medications.” But what’s the primary cause of varicose veins? “It’s largely due to genetics. That’s the number one thing,’ said Dr. Marshall, who gave the guest lecture at Sunday’s symposium, now in its 44th year. “Other causes include standing-up professions and having a history of deep vein thrombosis.” For those who can afford the price, venous ablation is an effective treatment option. “For most of my patients, it’s covered by insurance,” Dr. Marshall points out. ‘The cost for treatment is US$1200 per vein.”
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Algic-P comes highly recommended by its manufacturers. Combining aceclofenac and paracetamol tablets, it guarantees reduction of inflammation, restores mobility and provides superior and rapid pain relief. In other words, it’s ideal for doctors to recommend to their patients suffering from arthritis flare-up, post-operative pain, fractures and dislocations and other conditions. “The combination of aceclofenac (with its peripheral effect 0 and paracetamol (with its central effect) will give better analgesic efficacy than individual drugs, with less incidence of side effects,” manufacturers MSN Laboratories, based in Telangana, India, advises. Algic-P was among the pain relief medication showcased at Sunday’s 44th Annual Dr. Ena Thomas Memorial Lecture at the Jamaica Pegasus. Ask your doctor about Algic-P today.