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FAQs About Chronic Venous Disease

Have you or a loved one experience chronic venous disease? If so, you probably have several questions about the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more. Having the proper information can help you tremendously in fighting this debilitating condition. Here are some frequently asked questions we receive about chronic venous disease. What is Chronic Venous Disease?… Read More

Diagnosing Lymphedema

Lymphedema is a disease that occurs when the lymphatic fluid in our legs builds up and is unable to drain. Once our lymph nodes become damaged, they may be unable to cycle your lymphatic fluids and lead to fluid retention. Several steps and tests are needed to do a proper lymphedema diagnosis and understand what caused it for… Read More

How to Get Relief from Varicose Veins Pain

Varicose veins can cause varying degrees of pain—from subtle discomfort up to completely aching which interferes with your life Varicose veins can also include various symptoms that make the pain even worse, like muscle cramping, burning sensations, and swelling. Fortunately, there are quite a few things you can do to ease the pain, with some… Read More

Vein Disease Prevention

Our veins and arteries have a critical job of transporting oxygen throughout the body. In time, however, they can become weak or develop certain conditions that are often referred to as vein disease. While some forms of vein disease may be minor, others can be life threatening if not treated promptly. Like other conditions, though,… Read More

5 Myths About Varicose Veins

Venous disorders can easily sneak up on you later in life, causing potential vein issues. In fact, approximately 50-55% of all women will experience venous disorders in some way. Varicose veins are one of the most common form of venous disorders, but even with such a high prevalence rate, there are still many misconceptions. Here… Read More

Who is at Risk for Lymphedema

Lymphedema is a life changing condition where built-up lymph fluid is held in the fatty tissue of our extremities, typically seen in our legs. This condition has puzzled doctors for years and it is still not entirely known why some people are at a greater risk to develop it than others. Regardless of the perplexity,… Read More

Sclerotherapy – Who is a Good Candidate?

Spider veins and varicose veins are conditions that can plague your legs and other extremities as you get older. While there are numerous treatments currently available on the cosmetic market, studies have shown sclerotherapy to be the most versatile and usually the most effective treatment for spider veins and small varicoses veins. While this treatment… Read More

Pulmonary Embolism Symptoms and Treatment

One of the greatest health risks that can occur in your body due to unhealthy veins is a pulmonary embolism, otherwise known as a blood clot that moves into your lungs. The damage done by a pulmonary embolism can include restricted blood flow, decreased oxygen, or multiple blood clots. Pulmonary embolisms can be fatal and… Read More

Best Foods for Vein Health

The saying, “We are what we eat,” applies to our health in a variety of ways. One of the many parts of our bodies that can benefit from eating better is our veins. In fact, certain foods can help our veins and valves keep working efficiently and effectively circulating our blood. But it is not… Read More

5 Things You May Not Know About Varicose Veins

Each year millions of patients are impacted by varicose veins and their unfortunate side effects. If you are looking for additional information or where to find treatment, it can be difficult to find many hidden details that are not commonly available. Here are the five things you may not know about varicose veins: Not the… Read More