Category: Venous Conditions

Venous Ulcers: Symptoms, Pain, and Treatment

Posted on: July 17, 2020 in Uncategorized

Have you noticed varicose veins or spider veins in your legs recently? Have you ever been treated for chronic venous insufficiency? An unfortunate symptom for the failure of valves in your veins are ulcers, painful areas in the leg or ankle where limited blood flow is unable to repair the damage. Here are some of […]

Varicose Veins: What You Need to Know About Exercises

Posted on: June 23, 2020 in Uncategorized

If you think that you’re alone in suffering from leg pain, itchy skin, swollen feet, and other varicose vein symptoms, think again. Varicose veins are all too common among adults with about 30% of Americans experiencing the condition. While exercising is a good start to treating varicose veins and reducing painful symptoms, be aware that […]

Superficial Reflux Disease and Deep Vein Thrombosis: What Are the Differences?

Posted on: June 23, 2020 in Uncategorized

The hardest working muscle in your body is your heart. Just imagine: from the moment you are born to the moment you pass away, the heart never stops working. Blood has to be pumped to every part of the human body, including the lower extremities. The pressure of the heart’s work must overcome gravity to […]

Leg Discoloration: A Sign and Symptom of Vein Disease

Posted on: June 3, 2020 in Uncategorized

The blood that runs from our hearts to our extremities and back again takes a long journey, and every vein in-between must work properly for our blood to continue flowing correctly. When the valves in our veins struggle to function due to high blood pressure inside each vein, blood pools in the veins instead of […]

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 […]

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