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Veinous Insufficiency

Common treatments for venous reflux disease

Also known as venous insufficiency, venous reflux disease is a medical condition where the valves in the veins of the legs malfunction, allowing blood to pool instead of being pushed back up towards the heart. Read on to learn about two of the most common treatments for this condition. Conservative treatments When the blood pools […]


Minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins

Patients who have varicose veins are advised by their doctors to try conservative treatments such as changing their lifestyle, wearing compression stockings and elevating their legs when they are resting. But if your varicose veins bother you, you don’t need to put up with the pain or aching. Endovenous laser ablation is one technique that […]


How to improve the health of your veins

If you are prone to spider or varicose veins, there are some self-care measures you can take to improve your vein health and decrease any discomfort that is caused by diseased veins. Read on to learn more about some simple ways to improve your vein health and why these measures are important. Get Moving Sitting […]


How sclerotherapy works to erase spider veins

With age comes wisdom…and spider veins. Those clusters of purple, blue and red squiggly lines under the skin aren’t usually painful, but they can be unsightly for those who get them. Luckily, a treatment called sclerotherapy can effectively remove this cosmetic annoyance so you don’t have to cover up your legs anymore. Read on to […]


Is Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) a Symptom of Varicose Veins?

Many people with varicose veins are surprised to learn that one of the most common symptoms is Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). RLS is characterized by its irresistible feeling to move your legs, particularly at night while you’re trying to sleep. Varicose veins are a separate medical issue known for twisting, bulging veins usually found in […]


Should I Get a Vein Screening?

According to the American Society for Vascular Surgery, at least 20 to 25 million Americans have varicose veins. With numbers like that, you might be wondering if you also have varicose veins. If you’ve ever wondered if you have vein disease, you might want to get a vein screening. Let’s go over the basics of […]


Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant, you know your body will be changing and adapting. However, there might be a few changes that you weren’t quite expecting while you’re expecting. One of those unexpected changes is varicose veins. But don’t worry, experiencing varicose veins while you’re pregnant is common even if it can be painful and annoying. Here […]


How to Spot Early Symptoms of Venous Reflux Disease

Venous reflux disease is not something that should be taken lightly. In fact, if not properly taken care of, it can even be life-threatening. That’s why it’s important to know some signs and symptoms that may be a sign of a larger problem with your veins. Here are some common symptoms to be aware of. […]


Anesthesia and Varicose Vein Surgery

If you have varicose veins, you’ve likely wondered about how to get rid of them. In some serious cases, that may require surgery. Surgery for varicose veins is common yet still considered major surgery so it’s important to know what will happen the day of your surgery as well as anesthetics that will be used. […]


Is Your Job Causing Your Leg Pain?

While there are several factors that can contribute to varicose veins and other vein conditions ranging from genetics to pregnancy to your level of physical activity, there are other lifestyle choices that may contribute to your vein health. One of these choices that you may not think about is your job. As sad as it […]




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