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Consequences of Untreated Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are the result of faulty vein valves, which normally help to push “used” blood back to the heart for reoxygenation and recirculation. When one or more of these tiny valves fail to work, blood will pool in that part of the vein. If the vein is near the skin’s surface, it appears as […]

Natural Remedies for Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is indicated by an irresistible urge to move the legs in order to relieve uncomfortable sensations. Restless leg syndrome symptoms can act up and intensify after you’ve been lying down or sitting for an extended period of time, so they tend to worsen at night as you’re trying to sleep. There […]

Sclerotherapy: How It Has Helped So Many People

Varicose veins are purplish veins that form when a small group of blood vessels near the skin’s surface dilate. Although they can appear in any place on the body, they commonly develop on the face and legs. Let’s talk about sclerotherapy and how it may help you find relief from varicose veins. Sclerotherapy: How It […]

Recovery from Vein Surgery

Plagued by burning or throbbing pain in your legs due to varicose veins? Your vein doctor will likely put you on a six- to twelve-month course of home and conservative treatment. However, if these fail to provide you with adequate relief, your vein doctor will likely recommend vein surgery. Your vein doctor will perform a […]

Benefits of Lymphatic Massage

The lymphatic system is an important part of your immune system, as it has the task of removing cellular waste from the tissues, maintaining fluid levels, and protecting your body from foreign invaders that can cause infection and disease. Lymph fluid flows through the network of lymph vessels and lymph nodes in the body, acting […]

How Sclerotherapy Treats Varicose Veins

While some people might think of varicose veins as a cosmetic concern, these blue and purplish veins can pose health complications. If left untreated, varicose veins can cause chronic inflammation, ulcers, and blood clots. Fortunately, doctors can treat varicose veins. You may have read about sclerotherapy while searching for a fast and permanent solution. But […]

Home Remedies for Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a condition marked by an irresistible urge to move your legs. Also called Willis-Ekbom disease, this sleep disorder affects an estimated 10-15% of the American population. Fortunately, you can try several at-home RLS remedies to relieve your symptoms and get a good night’s sleep. Check out this article to find […]

The Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage and Massage

Lymphatic drainage and massage have become widely popular, especially among celebrities. You may be wondering: What’s all the hype? To understand how this massage improves our health, read the full article below! We also tackle why a lymphatic specialist may recommend this treatment for you. How Does Lymphatic Drainage and Massage Work? Our body’s lymphatic […]

Untreated varicose veins: possible dangers

Varicose veins are veins that twist and bulge under the surface of the skin, usually on the legs. A lot of people dismiss varicose veins as a purely cosmetic issue. However, varicose veins are a much bigger problem. There are uncomfortable symptoms that can develop due to untreated varicose veins. Complications can arise from leg […]

Ways to Prevent Visible Breast Veins

Veins are a critical component of your body, but in most cases, people don’t like the look of them. One of the most common body parts to develop visible veins over time are the breasts. Most women are unhappy when this occurs because it impacts the aesthetic of the area. While there are treatments available […]