Recent Articles About Vein Health
Does Cold Weather Make Varicose Veins Worse?
The nature of the relationship between winter and venous health is a mixed bag — here’s what you need to know. You
Men: What Age Should You Start Your Health Checks?
Not everyone enjoys visiting their doctor regularly, but an annual exam or health screening is almost always vital to your health. You may be feeling fine today, but later on, you may find that you develop one or more health conditions. A health check with your physician will ensure that any problems are detected early and therefore have a better chance of improving.
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.