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What You Need To Know About Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Posted on: March 16, 2020 in Uncategorized

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) is a common medical condition that occurs when the venous walls or valves in the leg veins are not working efficiently to return blood from the legs back to the heart. The blood then collects in these veins, and remains stagnant. This condition in vein valves in both the lower and […]

Alcohol and Varicose Veins: What You Should Know

Posted on: March 9, 2020 in Uncategorized

Smoking, a lack of exercise, and unhealthy eating habits are often discussed in relation to varicose veins more frequently than alcohol. While consuming alcohol in moderation presents little harm to the body, excessive drinking can have severe consequences to every major organ, including the heart and related circulatory system. What are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins, […]

Make The New Year’s Resolution to Quit Smoking to Avoid Vein & Vascular Disease

Posted on: January 14, 2020 in Uncategorized

As we kick off 2020, now is the perfect time to make healthy resolutions for the upcoming new year. And what better resolution than to quit smoking? Naturally, smoking can result in an array of potentially life threatening health issues, disease, and cancer. But did you know that cigarette smoking can also negatively affect your […]

What is DVT and How to Reduce Risks of Developing it

Posted on: January 10, 2020 in Uncategorized

Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, describes a blood clot in a deep vein, especially the leg veins. It is often considered a leg illness because a deep leg vein is most often affected. While the exact figure is unknown, in the US alone, it is estimated that up to 900,000 people experience this type of […]

Decreasing Your DVT Risks – What is DVT and How to Reduce Risks of Developing It

Posted on: December 10, 2019 in Uncategorized

Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, describes a blood clot in a deep vein, especially the leg veins. It is often considered a leg illness because a deep leg vein is most often affected. While the exact figure is unknown, in the US alone, it is estimated that up to 900,000 people experience this type of […]

Restless Legs or Leg Cramps at Night? They May Be Symptoms of Vein Disease

Posted on: October 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

If you’ve ever had leg cramps keeping you awake at night, then you know how frustrating it can be. Perhaps you’ve even been diagnosed with something called restless legs syndrome, which can seem daunting in terms of figuring out which treatment option is best for your body. What you may not know is that these […]

Reduce Swollen Legs and Varicose Veins by Elevating Legs for 15 Minutes

Posted on: September 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Sit back, relax, and put your legs up. No, really. One of the best at-home varicose vein treatments is elevating legs on a regular basis. So indulge in a little rest and prop your legs up on some pillows to improve symptoms chronic venous insufficiency such as swollen legs and feet. For individuals with busy […]

How Low Sodium Diets Can Help Prevent Varicose Veins

Posted on: September 2, 2019 in Uncategorized

The foods you eat may play a bigger role than you realize when it comes to risk factors for chronic venous insufficiency. Among the foods you should avoid are those with large amounts of sodium. Such foods can include, but are not limited to: Potato chips Pretzels Frozen foods Canned foods Boxed foods Condiments (ketchup, […]

Why Early Evaluation Helps You to Avoid Serious Varicose Vein Risks

Posted on: August 1, 2019 in Uncategorized

When is the right time to see a specialist for varicose veins? That usually will depend on the patient and other health risks they may have. However, a good rule of thumb is early evaluation in order to avoid serious, and sometimes dangerous, varicose vein risks. The fact of the matter is, the longer you […]

Vein Disease Symptoms to Watch for: Itchy Legs

Posted on: July 4, 2019 in Uncategorized

It may be no coincidence that your legs feel itchier right when you also begin to notice varicose veins and/or spider veins popping up. While not all patients with chronic venous insufficiency will experience itchy legs (symptoms can vary from patient to patient), many others will. Keep reading to learn why there is a connection […]

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