Varicose veins are the enlarged, dark-colored veins that you may be able to see beneath your skin on your legs, ankles, and feet. In some cases, varicose veins can create pain and discomfort and even become slightly raised so you can feel them along the surface of your skin. Apart from being painful, varicose veins… Continue reading 5 Ways to Find Relief from Painful Varicose Veins
Every year about 350,000 Americans are diagnosed with blood clots, and it’s estimated that even more are coping with them without even realizing it. Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that usually forms in your leg. It affects the flow of blood to your heart and causes damage to your vascular system,… Continue reading Can Life-Long Habits Help You Prevent or Treat Deep Vein Thrombosis?
Smoking has a near-instant effect on your veins. The chemicals inside a cigarette can cause your veins to become narrower in a process known as vasoconstriction. At first, these symptoms will come and go. But as the veins continue to constrict in response to cigarettes over time, they will build up permanent muscle tone. This… Continue reading How Do Cigarettes Affect Your 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