Zakka Lab

Month: February 2019

Should You Worry About Sock Indentation Marks On Your Legs?

If you wear very tight socks, sock marks will appear on your legs the moment you remove them after a long day.  However, your legs may be signaling underlying health conditions. Peripheral edema is one of them.  If the marks are mild and do not happen often, then you should not worry. If the marks recur or the swelling gets worse, it …

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Should Diabetics Wear Compression Socks?

If you have diabetes, then you understand how basic overall healthcare is, with special attention to keeping your diabetic condition in check. With diabetes, your feet, legs, and ankles are exposed to edema (swelling) resulting from poor blood circulation.   Compression socks can help in controlling edema and other foot problems associated with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. A good pair of socks especially those with compression can …

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