What is Peripheral Vascular Disease? Am I at risk?

Peripheral vascular disease, or PVD, occurs when circulation to areas outside the heart and brain is reduced. The term peripheral, in healthcare, refers to any structure or bodily function occurring away from the central source. The heart and lungs are the central source in our body, and our arms and legs are the peripheral. The [...]

By |2020-09-22T14:58:40+00:00September 15th, 2020|

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 veins, [...]

By |2020-07-15T15:38:04+00:00July 15th, 2020|

Cold Weather and Your Veins: 5 Tips

Winter months can mean a lot for the health of your veins, good and bad. During hot summer months, you may be experiencing pain and swelling from the heat and the inability to get treatment. Summer means shorts, outdoor activities, and having your veins on display. Here are some tips on how to use winter [...]

By |2019-12-31T15:34:50+00:00December 30th, 2019|

Vein Treatment for Men

A common misconception many people have is that vein treatments are just for women. This thought may be due to women having vein health problems after pregnancy or the desire many women have to get rid of varicose veins or spider veins, cosmetically. The truth is, though, that vein issues can happen in men and [...]

By |2020-07-19T06:50:27+00:00December 15th, 2019|

Holiday Travel Tips For Veins

Vacation season is here in the United States! And with vacations come a handful of circumstances that go against managing healthy veins. Between travel to visit family, holiday stress, and seasonal foods you wouldn't normally eat, your vascular system can get put through the wringer. If you have a diagnosis of varicose veins, spider veins, [...]

By |2020-07-19T06:56:03+00:00November 30th, 2019|
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