Varicose veins are one of the most common symptoms of venous insufficiency and involves painful varicose veins, leg pain or cramps, leg heaviness of swelling, restless legs, skin discoloration, itching or burning on the legs or non-healing wounds.
When you think of varicose veins you probably picture bulging, twisted veins accompanied by discolored skin. Because varicose veins are usually thought of as a cosmetic issue, not much thought gets put into anything beyond how they look. This causes people to have some misconceptions about varicose veins. Our hope is to dispel some of […]
Varicose veins affect more than 35 percent of people living in the United States, with women being more likely to suffer from the condition than men.
No matter who you are, if you have varicose veins, chances are, you’re looking for a safe and easy way to get rid of them.
Thankfully, you don’t have to suffer […]
Varicose veins are often thought of as a strictly aesthetic problem that could make you feel self-conscious when you’re at the beach or pool; however, vein disease can sometimes lead to serious health issues. Not only can treatment diminish unattractive, bulging veins, but it can improve blood circulation and alleviate debilitating symptoms.
You might find yourself […]
Suffering from spider veins or varicose veins? Heard about sclerotherapy and endovenous laser therapy (EVLT) and wondering which is best for what condition?
Then you’ve come to the right place to find out more.
Every patient has different requirements, needs, and wants, and one type of treatment may be better suited to them than another. Even though […]
Visible veins are either dark or bulging, making them more apparent. While the condition is aesthetically unappealing, it isn’t always an indication of something serious. In some cases, visible veins are completely normal.
On the other hand, visible veins may result from a health condition that could indicate the start of a more serious problem. So […]
Varicose veins appear on the surface of your skin, often on your legs. They take on a bumpy, blue or purple appearance and tend to develop or worsen while you’re pregnant.
While they can be unsightly, these varicose veins might not cause you any discomfort. However, they may cause an achy, heavy sensation in your legs […]
If you’re suffering from varicose veins, you’ll probably be referred to a vein care specialist who will advise what type of treatment (if any) is most suitable for you.
To help you understand what this entails and who you can expect to receive treatment from, we’ve put together an extensive list of the different types of […]
Are you experiencing pains, numbness, cramps, and tingling in your legs?
Then you may be suffering from poor circulation.
Poor circulation can be caused when areas of your body receive a reduced level of blood flow 一 normally in your legs or arms.
However, it’s important to understand that the condition that’s causing your symptoms isn’t poor circulation […]
The temperatures are finally dropping, and winter will be here before you know it. It is the perfect time of year to put on a comfortable pair of fleece-lined leggings and warm socks. If you have varicose and spider veins, the winter layers provide a good and welcome cover to hide your legs. The winter […]
With winter fast approaching, it’s easy to assume that dry, scaly skin is a result of the change in temperature outside. Before you buy that expensive bottle of lotion, however, you may need to know that dry, scaly skin can be more than just skin deep. While it’s natural to think you should call your […]