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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…
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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…
Varicose veins

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…
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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…
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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…

Why You Should See a Vascular Sports Medicine Doctor

When you exercise, your heart beats faster to deliver extra oxygen and nutrients to your muscles through your blood. We all know that exercise is good for us, but too much physical stress can indeed be bad for your body – and athletes tend…

Cosmetic Vein Treatments and How They Can Benefit Your Skin

Spider and varicose veins can be an eyesore and can gnaw away at your confidence. While they don’t usually pose a significant medical threat and require medical treatment, you may still want to invest in getting them removed to enhance the…

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…

What to Expect from Your First Laser Vein Treatment Session

Lasers are now often used instead of knives and scalpels for various medical procedures. Thanks to their ability to target tiny areas of the body, such as problematic veins, a laser is utilized by your vein doctor to get rid of these veins once…