5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Varicose Vein Treatment

February 10, 2022

5 reasons not to put off varicose vein treatment

Varicose veins are twisted and enlarged veins that usually appear on the legs. They’re often dark purple or blue in color and resemble twisted, bulging cords. While there are potentially many causes, researchers believe they are most often a result of weakened vein walls and valves due to contributing factors like aging, genetics, pregnancy, or […]

Should I Worry About the Health Risks of Spider Veins?

January 3, 2022

health risks of spider veins

The veins carry oxygen-depleted blood from the body to the heart, where the heart’s right ventricle sends this blood to the lungs to become re-oxygenated. After the oxygenated blood is brought back to the heart, the arteries transport it throughout the body. This process of blood flow is necessary for healthy functioning of the body. […]

How Could Your Job be Affecting Your Vein Health?

September 4, 2020

vein health jobs

When we think about our veins, how our jobs affect them probably doesn’t cross our minds. Americans spend about one-third of their lives at work, however, and our workplace habits and behaviors follow us home long after we punch out for the day. The amount of time we spend sitting or standing, what we ate […]

Medical Vein Treatment vs. Natural Remedies: Common Myths Debunked

August 25, 2020

Your grandparents probably had them. Your parents might have them. Maybe you’ve even noticed those raised, twisted veins making an appearance on your legs. If you don’t have varicose veins, count yourself lucky. An estimated 20% of all adults will be affected by varicose veins at some point, making it a prevalent concern among both […]

Blood Clots and Travel: What You Need to Know

December 31, 2019

Traveling for long periods can wreak havoc on the body’s circulatory system. Whether you’re traveling by plane, car or bus, lengthy trips and prolonged periods of inactivity can lead to the formation of blood clots, particularly for those at risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT). In some cases, this condition can cause painful physical […]