Recent Articles About Vein Health
Get Compression Stockings Professionally Fitted in Alaska
Varicose veins are abnormal, bulging, twisting, and rope-like veins which appear just beneath the skin. They can be treated with minimally invasive surgery and compression stockings.
What Are Varicose Veins?
Varicose veins are large, swollen veins, usually presenting in the lower extremities. Standing and walking upright increases the pressure of the veins making the most commonly affected veins in the legs.
What is Ambulatory Phlebectomy?
Ambulatory phlebectomy is the surgical removal of bulging varicose veins in the office under local anesthesia. With very little down time needed for recovery and a good cosmetic result, this is definitely NOT your grandmother's vein stripping!
What's Diosmin, and Is It a Good Option for Your Vein Disease?
People with venous insufficiency and varicose veins have found symptom relief with the supplement diosmin. But as with any medication, you should check with your vein specialist before taking it.
Pregnant and Now Have Painful Pelvic Varicose Veins?
Pregnancy is one of the leading risk factors for varicose veins. Some research indicates 40% of pregnant women will develop them!
Why You Should Talk to a Professional About Your Varicose Veins
Varicose veins aren’t just a cosmetic problem. They’re red flags for more serious vascular disease that needs medical treatment.
Phlebitis Could Be Causing the Hard Lump in Your Varicose Vein
Leg pain and swelling are the classic symptoms of varicose veins, but did you know about this other side effect?
Treatment for Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a common condition, affecting 2-4% of the adult population. Although its cause is not completely known there may be an association between RLS and chronic venous insufficiency.
Staying Healthy and Active This Mental Health Month
Mental Health Month takes on added meaning in light of the coronavirus crisis. But self-care can help you keep a positive attitude — and reduce your varicose vein pain.