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Summer Tips for Healthy Veins

Summer Tips for Healthy Veins

With the summer months approaching, the intense heat can intensify problems for those suffering with vein issues and conditions. Vein conditions, such as varicose and spider veins, can be caused by sun exposure, hormonal changes, certain types of medications and more....

Types of People Most Likely to Develop Varicose Veins

Types of People Most Likely to Develop Varicose Veins

As spring approaches, the thought of exposing your legs in shorts or skirts can be scary. While varicose veins affect many, certain groups many be more at-risk of developing unsightly, uncomfortable varicose veins. Before we dive into the specifics of which groups are...

Is Your Job Putting You at Risk for Venous Insufficiency?

Is Your Job Putting You at Risk for Venous Insufficiency?

Sitting and standing for long periods of time are both common causes of varicose veins and venous insufficiency. Whether you sit at a desk or are a checkout clerk for 8 hours a day, there is one thing in common: they could be putting you at risk for venous...

Veins at Any Age: How Spider Veins Can Affect Younger Populations

Veins at Any Age: How Spider Veins Can Affect Younger Populations

Spider veins, also known as telangiectasias, are networks of red, blue or purple lines that appear on the surface of the skin. They commonly occur on the legs, but can also make an appearance on the abdomen, face and other parts of the body. Fortunately, in most...

Do’s and Don’ts: Exercising with Varicose Veins

Do’s and Don’ts: Exercising with Varicose Veins

If you’re suffering from painful varicose veins, chances are you may be skipping out on your exercise routine in fear that you’ll experience even more discomfort or make the veins appear worse. Incorporating exercise into daily life is critical not only for your vein...

Spider Veins Versus Varicose Veins

Spider Veins Versus Varicose Veins

Spider Veins Versus Varicose Veins With the warmer weather here, people are starting to think about the way their veins look in summer shorts. If you are one of the 50 to 55 percent of women or 40 to 45 percent of men suffering from venous disease, you may be...

Reduce Your Risk of Venous Disease

Reduce Your Risk of Venous Disease

For many people, remaining sedentary is apart of their daily routine. We spend time sitting in a car, commuting to and from work, and coming home and crashing on the couch. While at work, we sit in front of a computer or in meetings for nearly 8 hours a day. Once...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT): Risks, Symptoms and Prevention

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT): Risks, Symptoms and Prevention

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a fairly common condition that can become dangerous if left untreated. DVT occurs when a thrombus, also known as a blood clot, forms deep in the vein. These blood clots can break loose and travel through your bloodstream. This can result...

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