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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 […]


What We’re Looking For In Your Ultrasound Screening

If you are suffering from varicose veins, one of the common first steps towards treatment is undergoing a venous ultrasound screening. What is a venous ultrasound? During a venous ultrasound, sound waves are used to produce images showing the veins in the body. It is most commonly done to find blood clots in the veins […]


How Walking Can Help Your Veins

We’re one month into the new decade and it might be getting a little bit harder to stick to your fitness goals. If being more active was one of your New Year’s resolutions, here is some more motivation to keep working towards your goal: walking can help to improve your vein health. Walking is an […]


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Understanding the Causes of Varicose Veins

If you’re living with varicose veins, you’ve probably become accustomed to the uncomfortable feeling and appearance of those enlarged and inflamed veins. But what are varicose veins, and what causes them to inflame in the first place? Johns Hopkins Medicine explains how these visible veins occur within the body: “The blood moves towards the heart […]




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