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Getting Back to Your Fitness Regime After Varicose Vein Surgery

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Many active patients are concerned about exercise after varicose vein surgery. In the past, varicose vein surgery forced patients to be inactive for weeks, but with today‚Äôs advanced treatment options, long recovery periods are no longer necessary. In fact, after laser surgery for varicose veins, the recovery period is short and exercise can help with …Read More


Vein Disease and Weight Gain – Is There a Connection?

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

More than a third of the adults in the U.S., or nearly 100 million people, are considered obese. Those who are overweight or obese are not only at higher risk for chronic conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes, but the additional pounds can also put a strain on their veins. In obese …Read More


How to Relieve Pain from Your Varicose Veins

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Some varicose veins are deeper in the body rather than visible on the surface of the skin. Others appear as gnarled, bulging, discolored veins on the skin surface. However, whether visible or not they can cause varying degrees of pain or discomfort to those who have them. The symptoms may include leg achiness, pain, heaviness, …Read More


Your Leg Pain May be Due to Varicose Veins

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Many people suffer from legs that ache, swell, throb, burn, or itch, especially after standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time. What they may not know is that these are all common symptoms of varicose veins. These bulging, purple or blue gnarled looking veins are caused when the valves within the veins don’t function …Read More


How to Prevent Facial Varicose Veins

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Varicose veins on the face are also known as spider veins due to their resemblance to a spider’s web. These dilated red, purple, or blue capillaries which are often found around the eyes, cheeks, chin, or neck, are visible because of their proximity to the surface of the skin. There are a number of factors …Read More


How to Tell the Difference between Spider Veins and Varicose Veins

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Varicose veins and spider veins may have the same basic underlying cause, but there are a number of differences between them. When the valves within a blood vessel don’t function properly, it causes blood to flow backward into the vein and causes the vein to dilate and weaken. Spider veins and varicose veins don’t look …Read More


Tips for Healing Leg Ulcers

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Venous stasis leg ulcers are open sores in the skin that are often painful and usually develop just above the ankle on the inside of the leg. A venous leg ulcer can develop when there’s a problem with the circulation of blood in the leg veins and the pressure inside the veins increase. The high …Read More


When is the Right Time to See a Varicose Vein Specialist?

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Many people suffer from the leg swelling, leg pain, itching, and throbbing that indicates a significant health problem and interrupts their rest and their normal activities. Yet, as soon as a symptom becomes apparent, it’s the right time to seek medical advice from a varicose veins specialist. The earlier that treatment is sought, the more …Read More


Get Your Confidence Back This Summer with Effective Treatment for Varicose Veins

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Although self-confidence may come from within, untreated varicose veins can be a challenge to the self-esteem of those who suffer with them. These bulging, blue or purple gnarled-looking veins make many people self-conscious, preferring to keep their legs covered even during the hot summer months, rather than wearing shorts, skirts, or a dress. In fact, …Read More


Here’s Why You Get Spider Veins

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Spider veins get their name by appearing as a thread-like network of red or blue veins that resemble a spider’s web and are often found on the legs, face, or hands. These veins may cause discomfort or may only have visual symptoms. However, the appearance of these spider veins indicates the presence of a vein …Read More


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