Posts

Varicose veins on a female legs

Popular Vein Treatments

Unsightly veins, particularly varicose veins, can go beyond merely bringing on a great deal of embarrassment: they can cause discomfort, heaviness, and in some cases, even potentially serious complications. Fortunately, there are a variety…
Woman sitting with leg pain

What Does a Damaged Vein Feel Like?

Blood circulates through the arteries, capillaries, and veins. These blood vessels are located throughout the body, with arteries bringing fresh blood to the tissues and organs, capillaries acting as go-between vessels, and veins carrying “used”…
Smooth legs without veins

How to Improve Vein Health

Our circulatory system is what keeps our blood flowing throughout the body. Arteries send fresh blood from the heart to the tissues and organs, and the veins take the “used” blood back to the heart for reprocessing and refreshing. After…
Leg with varicose veins

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…
Woman massaging her leg

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…
Woman with varicose veins in a park

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…

How to Tell If You Need a Lymphatic Drainage Massage

The lymphatic system is more like the body’s cleaning service. It consists of vessels, nodes, and organs that work together to facilitate the proper flow of lymph, remove waste products from it, and direct the waste products to organs that…