If you need a recap from high school anatomy, your arteries move blood away from your heart while your veins bring it back for reoxygenation. Varicose veins – those knotty blue and purple veins that bulge beneath the skin – occur when the body struggles to return blood from your body’s extremities. Varicose veins are … Continue reading Can Yoga Help to Improve Your Painful Varicose Veins?
It’s no secret that sugar can wreak havoc on your body. Processed foods and excessive amounts of sugar do more to your body than just add a few calories to your daily intake. Varicose Veins and Sugar While the effects of sugar on the body are already adverse, they are exacerbated in those who have … Continue reading Does Sugar Increase Your Risk for Varicose Veins?
The COVID-19 pandemic has altered life as we know it in many ways, and one of the most significant is the switch from working in an office to working from home. If you’re used to working in an office and have had to make the switch, the transition can be difficult for your productivity, your … Continue reading How to Support Your Varicose Veins While Working from Home
Varicose veins are a common occurrence in both men and women, especially for those over 50. In fact, varicose veins are present in about 25 percent of adults. However, it can sometimes be difficult to tell whether you have varicose veins or if your veins are at a normal level of visibility. The best way … Continue reading Signs You May Have Varicose Veins
For many people, varicose veins on the legs or other parts of the body are an aesthetic concern that doesn’t cause any pain or discomfort. However, varicose veins are painful for other people and often come with problematic side effects such as cramping in the legs, ulcers, eczema, inflammation, or skin damage. The Most Painful … Continue reading Causes and Treatments of Varicose Veins on Your Feet
For many women, birth control is a simple necessity to prevent unwanted pregnancy. However, there are a few consequences that many might not realize. While most of the side-effects that can come with taking birth control are more well known, such as weight gain and mood changes, some side-effects are less talked about. One example … Continue reading Is Your Birth Control to Blame for Your Varicose Veins?
We know that plastic surgeons perform plastic surgery and cosmetic surgeons perform cosmetic enhancements. But what about varicose veins? What type of doctor or specialist deals with vein issues? When it comes to varicose vein removal and varicose veins treatment, these procedures should always be performed by a licensed professional with years of expertise in … Continue reading What Types of Doctors Treat Varicose Veins?
When it comes to the treatment for varicose and spider veins, there are two popular methods used today: Sclerotherapy or Microphlebectomy. While both treatments boast beautiful results, the technique used for each is different. There are a few factors to consider prior to treatment, and here we will break down the differences between Sclerotherapy or … Continue reading Sclerotherapy or Microphlebectomy – What’s the Difference?
The sight of varicose veins on your body is enough to alarm anyone. No one likes them, and for many, they are simply a part of life. In fact, they are so common that approximately 23% of adults living in the US are reported to have them somewhere on their body. There are a number … Continue reading When to Start Worrying About Varicose Veins
If you have varicose veins, you may have problems at any time of the year with swelling or discomfort. Summer, however, may be the most difficult season for people with vein conditions. Not only are you likely to be more aware of how your legs look when you are wearing shorts or bathing suits, but the summer … Continue reading Why Summer is Bad for Varicose Veins