Recent Articles About Vein Health
How Athletes Can Better Manage and Avoid Varicose Veins
Since athletes are often in peak physical condition, we rarely associate them with circulatory problems. But even the fittest of the fit remain susceptible to venous disorders.
Blood circulation affects every part of your body and healthy blood flow ensures that oxygen and nutrients are reaching every cell in your body as well as removing metabolic waste.
Can Too Much Sun Trigger Vein-Related Issues?
In general, varicose and spider veins are products of poor circulation between the heart and the legs coupled with weakened vein walls, which creates visible, uncomfortable veins. Warmer temperatures can aggravate these conditions, causing veins to dilate, enlarge, and distend even further. This can also worsen the swelling and associated discomfort.
Is Your Diet Causing Varicose Veins?
Healthy eating habits can play a major role in preventing varicose veins. Varicose veins affect over 20 million Americans, but recent
What to Expect from a Vein Procedure
While all modern vein procedures are safe and effective, patients should understand what they entail before receiving treatment. Many patients regard
Treating and Preventing Venous Ulcers
Venous ulcers are a rare complication of varicose veins and other chronic venous insufficiencies — luckily, they’re relatively easy to
Why Winter is Bad for Varicose Veins
Winter is tough on your body in many ways, even taking a toll on those swollen, unsightly varicose veins. You may not be thinking about those protruding vessels when you are curled up under the blankets enjoying the cocoa, but those veins can have a tough time rebounding when the temperatures start to climb again. Give your lower leg veins a break this winter with a little extra TLC designed just for them.
Wilmette Vein Center
Wilmette, Illinois has been recognized as the “Seventh Best Place to Raise Children in the United States.” Found in Cook County, Wilmette is only 3.4 miles east of Glenview the location of one of Midwest Vein Center’s convenient five locations.
How Does Smoking Impact Vein Health?
Smoking cigarettes greatly increases your risk of developing many disease, including venous disorders. Since smoking affects nearly every organ in the