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 […]

Top 5 Best Workouts for Stronger Veins

July 15, 2019

Leg Exercises to Get You Beach Ready

Most people know that regular exercise is good for you. It can help to maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of disease and even improve brain function, but did you know that exercise is good for your veins as well? Exercise not only promotes healthy circulation and blood flow, but it also helps you […]

How Do Varicose Veins Affect the Skin?

November 8, 2017

woman with varicose veins

On top of being unsightly and embarrassing, bulging varicose veins can create a whole host of problems for your skin. Many people may consider varicose veins to simply be an aesthetic concern, but they can cause severe discomfort and lasting skin conditions if left untreated. From varicose eczema, to spider veins, to leg ulcers, venous […]

Minimally Invasive Treatment Options for Varicose Veins

October 23, 2017

woman with varicose veins

More than 50 percent of people suffer from some sort of vein issue, be it unsightly spider veins or painful, sometimes debilitating varicose veins. You may seek treatment for spider or varicose veins because they are unpleasant to look at, or because the discomfort has become too much to ignore, but these veins are actually […]