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A Varicose Vein Could Indicate a Deadly Blood Clot?

Varicose veins can be an embarrassing thing for many people, but could this common condition be a sign of a serious health problem? A study found that swollen, twisted veins that can only be seen under the skin can increase a person’s risk of potentially fatal blood clots, also known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), […]

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Choosing the Right Varicose Vein Doctor

Choosing the Right Varicose Vein Doctor

The first step to treating your varicose veins is finding the right doctor. Here’s how. It’s important to choose the right doctor for any medical condition, but it’s especially important when it comes to your veins. Your vascular system keeps your heart beating and blood flowing. So, when it malfunctions, as it does when you […]

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8 Steps to Prep For Your First Vein Appointment

8 Steps to Prep For Your First Vein Appointment

  Tired and swollen legs, bulging veins might be some of the symptoms that you have noticed in your legs. Now that you have noticed the symptoms of probable vein disease you would like to consult a vein specialist. Making an appointment is the best first step towards a remedy. Many Americans ignore their vein […]

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What Are The Differences of Superficial and Deep Veins?

What Are The Differences of Superficial and Deep Veins?

  Arteries and veins are two modes that are responsible to carry blood in our bodies. Their difference in functions is what sets them apart. While arteries transport blood from the heart to the body, veins transport blood from the legs back to the heart.  Veins are divided into four categories: Deep Veins Superficial Veins […]

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5 Ways To Avoid Blood Clots In Your Legs

5 Ways To Avoid Blood Clots In Your Legs

In our daily life, how much do we actually think about our vein health? Are we taking enough precautions or have we made changes to improve our vein health?  We are well informed about the importance of normal blood circulation which helps us to lead a healthy life. The formation of blood clots can disrupt […]

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What is The Cause For Itchy Varicose Veins?

What is The Cause For Itchy Varicose Veins?

Have you been experiencing itchy legs all day and have trouble focusing on your work? You might probably be suffering from itchy varicose veins if you have been experiencing: Itchy or burning sensation in your veins A creeping sensation on the back of your calf Shivers down your spine Symptoms of vein disease are experienced […]

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Can Vein Disease Cause Skin Damage?

Can Vein Disease Cause Skin Damage?

Suddenly one day, an area on your leg grabs your attention because it looks like you have bruised yourself badly. You ignore it assuming that you might have forgotten about accidentally bumping yourself, probably on a table. However, after a few weeks, you realize that the bruise is still there but now transformed from dark […]

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Why Elevating Legs Can Benefit Your Health !

Why Elevating Legs Can Benefit Your Health !

Lifestyles of many people today are devoid of physical activities. Most of the professions nowadays require working either while sitting or standing continuously. Even during our personal time, we spend a lot of time sitting in front of the television or travelling while seated. This sort of sedentary lifestyles not only affect our health by […]

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6 Risk Factors for Chronic Venous Insufficiency

6 Risk Factors for Chronic Venous Insufficiency

  Veins and arteries play major roles in our circulatory system. While arteries carry oxygenated blood away from the heart to the rest of the body, veins bring back blood low in oxygen from the body to the heart. It is safe to say that venous health is quite important and that damaged or weak […]

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Are Your Shoes Causing Varicose Veins?

Are Your Shoes Causing Varicose Veins?

  Crossing your legs does not cause varicose veins, but too much pressure put on your legs can become a cause. People who are in professions where they are required to stand/sit for a long period of time are more susceptible to venous insufficiency.  However, wearing the right choice of footwear can help prevent and […]