Keep Varicose Veins Away

What Are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins that can occur anywhere in the body but are most commonly found in the legs. They occur when the valves in the veins that normally keep blood flowing in one direction become damaged or weakened, allowing blood to flow backward and pool in the vein. [...]

By |2022-05-16T14:46:15+00:00May 15th, 2022|

What is Peripheral Vascular Disease? Am I at risk?

Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is a condition that affects the blood vessels outside of the heart and brain. PVD can cause tissue and organ death, becoming a medical emergency. Find out if you are at risk for developing PVD and what you can do to improve your vascular health. What is Peripheral Vascular Disease? Peripheral [...]

By |2022-03-23T01:42:36+00:00March 15th, 2022|

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Vascular health is an important topic that most people do not understand fully. This includes venous (vein) health, and the risk factors involved with blood clots (thrombosis) and other vein conditions. One of these conditions is deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT occurs when a part of the leg's vein fills with blood clots. Deep vein [...]

By |2022-03-27T23:23:55+00:00February 15th, 2022|

Exercise Guide for Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are often painful and hard to manage, particularly if you like to regularly exercise. The unique strain these veins put on your body can make some exercises out of bounds for you. However, other activities may help manage your pain. The following exercise guide will provide you with the important information you [...]

By |2022-02-09T18:46:02+00:00February 9th, 2022|

When to Worry About Varicose Veins

If you have varicose veins, you may not enjoy the look of them, but they are generally not harmful or something to worry about. Some people choose to have them removed for aesthetic purposes only.  For others, though, varicose veins may be a warning sign of other deeper vein health issues. Learn about varicose [...]

By |2022-02-09T16:56:16+00:00December 22nd, 2021|
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