Vein Health Blog

Advanced Vein Treatments

Varicose Veins Varicose veins have been around since the beginning of time and we have been trying to find relief and treatment for centuries. Fortunately, treatments have evolved considerably from the early days. One of the very first treatment methods used to treat varicose veins was compression therapy, as well as undergoing surgery to physically [...]

By |2021-04-06T00:58:46+00:00February 28th, 2021|

Do You Have Blood Clots?

Keeping good vascular health can mean life or death for some people. As veins are beneath the skin, you may wonder how to tell if your veins are healthy or not. Blood clots are one potential vascular health risk that you can't positively diagnose without a doctor. With awareness, however, it is possible to spot [...]

By |2021-02-14T05:23:05+00:00February 15th, 2021|

Swollen Legs

WHAT CAUSES SWOLLEN LEGS? Edema (leg swelling) is caused by the buildup of extra fluid in the veins. It can be caused by a problem with the circulatory system, the lymphatic system or the kidneys. Edema typically is caused by more than one factor such as venous insufficiency, varicose veins, obesity, or [...]

By |2021-03-23T13:06:21+00:00February 7th, 2021|

Treatments for Varicose Veins

What is the best treatment for varicose veins? Treatment choices for varicose veins depend on several factors: Whether you are seeking treatment for cosmetic benefits. Whether your varicose veins are causing pain or discomfort. The presence of skin changes, such as ulcers, or other signs of poor circulation. Insurance coverage for treatment procedures. While in [...]

By |2021-03-23T13:49:47+00:00February 1st, 2021|

Menopause & Varicose Veins

As women age, they once again go through a shift in hormone levels. This change is called menopause and, on average, happens around 50 years old. Menopause affects many areas of the body and its functions. This includes sleep, mood, and hair changes, to vascular health. It is beneficial to know the relationship between menopause [...]

By |2022-01-19T16:08:08+00:00November 15th, 2020|

Innovations in Circulation Ultrasound

October is another chance to help the public better understand their vascular health through circulation ultrasound. During Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month, our ultrasound professionals get recognized, and new ultrasound technologies get promoted.  Learn about the types of ultrasounds and imaging technologies available and how they are evolving, secondly.  Circulation Ultrasound Imaging Circulation ultrasound, or vascular [...]

By |2021-07-29T03:07:28+00:00October 15th, 2020|

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|
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