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
Many believe that only people over 50 or who have active jobs can get varicose veins—but the fact is that people of all ages can suffer from this condition. Though your risk for varicose veins tends to increase after 50 years of age or after many years at a demanding job, younger and less active… Continue reading Why Young People Get Varicose Veins and How Best to Treat Them
If you have noticeable varicose veins, you’ve likely experienced a burning sensation within them at least once before. This can happen when you’re on your feet for excessive periods of time or even when you’re under stress. Whatever is causing the burning feeling in your lower extremities, it’s certainly not pleasant and, at times, can… Continue reading Why Do Your Varicose Veins Feel Like They Are Burning?
Deciding to get your varicose veins treated can be an overwhelming experience, filled with mixed emotions. You may be excited to get rid of your varicose veins, but nervous about speaking to your doctor about your veins and the treatments you will need to have. This anxiety may cause many to put off talking to… Continue reading How to Discuss Your Varicose Veins With Your Doctor
When we suffer from varicose veins, it’s hard to ignore them. This is especially true when they’re big and bulging and rather noticeable. And when our varicose veins begin to hurt or bother us, this is even more cause for concern. If you’re becoming increasingly concerned that your varicose veins are at risk, varicose vein… Continue reading Are Your Varicose Veins at Risk of Rupturing?
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
Spring is slowly emerging in New York and warmer weather encourages many to trade in their heavy winter clothing for light and airy fabrics. However, for those afflicted with varicose veins, donning mini-skirts and shorts in public can present its own unique set of challenges. Veins are essential to the body’s blood circulation process, as… Continue reading 3 Dangers of Untreated Varicose Veins
Vein disease is common. It starts when the valves inside of your veins stop working the way they should. The blood in your legs essentially flows backward down into your legs instead of being pushed back up to your heart. This can cause a variety of problems. Some symptoms are minor, but others are painful… Continue reading 3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Vein Health
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
Varicose veins are not only unsightly. They can also cause health problems if they are left untreated. Health Problems Caused by Varicose Veins When you have vein disease, the valves in the veins in your legs aren’t working right. That means your blood isn’t circulating through your legs the way it should. As a result, you may… Continue reading What are the Health Risks of Varicose Veins?