Nutrition Research

Beware Phony Treatments for Spider and Varicose Veins

Beware Phony Treatments for Spider and Varicose Veins

It is inevitable that for any medical condition, theories will pop up for how to treat these conditions with home remedies, with cheap and practical solutions that “really work.” Most are schemes hatched by snakeoil peddlers, with no medical background, who are seeking to make some easy money by either pitching a product that can be put together in their home kitchen or can gain them followers (and advertising revenue) on social media. While some phony treatments will just make users look a little foolish, some can even be hazardous to your health.

1. Tomato Slices. Apparently, there is a myth that tomatoes will remedy varicose veins if you slice them and put the...

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