Jorge Molina Martínez

What is Angiology and Vascular Surgery all about, besides Varicose Veins?

Angiology and Vascular Surgery is the medical-surgical specialty, which is responsible for diagnosis and treatment not only of varicose veins, but all the diseases that involve the peripheral circulation. This is a very wide “pipe” network, whose mission is to carry blood (and with it, all the oxygen and the nutrients) to every single cell inside our body, and to…

Deep Vein Thrombosis: the “Economy Class Syndrome”

At this point it’s very likely that you have already heard or read more than once about the so-called “economy class syndrome”, which probably sounds like something quite serious that could potentially happen when travelling by plane, especially under the conditions of cheapest fares.

The truth is that naming it this way is quite…

Is seawater for varicose veins as miraculous as it is frequently said?

Our grandma in her village, our neighbour in the fifth floor and a thorough research surfing the web they share something in common: if we ask them about their best home remedy for varicose veins they will end up probably pointing at seawater. But seawater can be used in very different ways (collective knowledge can be sometimes VERY imaginative), and the most common among all of them, as expected, is to recommend…