Varicose veins can, in some cases, be a matter of confidence and aesthetics. In other cases, though, varicose veins represent a health risk that needs to be addressed. Whether you are seeking treatment for medical or personal reasons, it is wise to learn about the different types of varicose vein removal options available to you.… Continue reading Varicose Vein Treatment Options
If you have varicose veins, then you may feel self-conscious about their appearance on your body. You may also find that your varicose veins cause a throbbing pain or discomfort, and should be aware that if left untreated, varicose veins can pose some serious health risks. As a result, many doctors recommend a sclerotherapy procedure… Continue reading What to Expect with Sclerotherapy for Varicose Vein Removal
Varicose veins and other vein problems affect millions of people. While some of these problems are cosmetic in nature, others can cause health issues, such as cramping, persistent pain and swelling. Exercise can play an important role in varicose vein treatment and in treatments for other types of vein problems, such as chronic venous insufficiency (CVI).
Varicose veins occur when the valves designed to prevent blood from flowing backward away from the heart become weakened and allow blood to seep back down into the veins of the leg. This causes the veins to stretch and protrude beneath the skin. Varicose veins are not only unsightly; they can be painful and cause… Continue reading You Don’t Have to Live with Varicose Veins
Many people may wonder if working out when they have spider veins will help or worsen the condition. The short answer is, it depends. There are certain types of exercises that may help prevent this condition while several others can actually make it worse. The following are 3 guidelines to remember when exercising with spider… Continue reading 3 Guidelines for Exercising With Spider Veins
Living with varicose veins can be painful and cause a person to develop a negative self-image. Many different varicose vein removal options exist, which include sclerotherapy for spider veins, laser treatment for smaller varicose veins, ablation therapy, or microphlebectomy. Each of these procedures carries different risks and benefits. However, you need to know a few… Continue reading A Superior Varicose Vein Removal Treatment: Microphlebectomy
The cardiovascular system provides a way for nutrients, blood, and oxygen to reach all the parts of the body. Unfortunately, as the body ages, disorders of the circulatory system may develop, reports the American Venous Forum, which include heart disease and vein disease. Several different types of vein disease exist, and if you have experienced symptoms… Continue reading Ask the Vein Clinic: What Are Vein Diseases?
For those who suffer with varicose veins, getting treatment to eliminate them is often a priority. Aside from the unsightliness of varicose veins, they can have significant health consequences, in the form of blood clots. Sclerotherapy is a proven method of varicose vein removal that has been used for this purpose since the 1930s.
Varicose veins are unsightly and often embarrassing. They are most commonly found in legs and feet though they may appear in other areas of the body too. In some cases, varicose veins may cause inflammation inside the vein which leads to blood clots.