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Do Laser Treatments for Spider & Varicose Veins Hurt?

Posted January 6th, 2020

Varicose and spider veins occur when your veins stop functioning as they should. In a normal vein, blood flows in one direction with the support of a one-way valve and the surrounding muscles. When these valves fail, blood can flow backward or pool within the vein. Spider veins are...

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3 Exercises to Help Prevent & Ease Varicose Veins

Posted December 5th, 2019

With people working more hours and having busy lifestyles, regular exercise is not always at the top of everyone’s list. Unfortunately, in addition to contributing to rising rates of obesity, this lack of exercise can also contribute to varicose veins. The good news is that adding as little as...

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4 Tips to Baby Your Veins this Holiday Season

Posted November 12th, 2019

While the holidays are filled with family, friends and fun, they can also be a very stressful time, especially for your legs and varicose veins. All the long hours of shopping for gifts can take its toll, leaving your legs swelling and in pain. It is important that, during...

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3 Easy Tricks to Help Prevent Varicose Veins

Posted October 11th, 2019

Varicose veins are those bulging, bluish cords that you can see just under the surface of the skin. Typically, they can be found on the legs and cause more than 30 million Americans to hide behind long pants each summer. Varicose veins are the result of dysfunctional valves inside...

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Can You Fix Your Spider or Varicose Veins at Home?

Posted September 12th, 2019

If you live with spider or varicose veins, you are not alone. It is estimated that one out of every five adults have varicose veins, with more than 40 percent of women having some sort of vein conditions, including spider veins. While they can be unsightly, they can, in...

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What Varicose Veins Say About Your Legs

Posted March 13th, 2018

While the presence of varicose veins may not necessarily be an indicator of other more serious medical issues, the indirect connection should not be overlooked. It is commonly understood that varicose veins are unsightly and can be uncomfortable. In extreme conditions, varicose veins may be linked to hypertension and...

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How a Standing Desk Can Help Save You From Spider Veins

Posted December 11th, 2017

With recent health studies finding concerns over excessive time sitting in a car or at a desk, standing desks have become a new trend in many workplaces. Recent studies have linked too much time in a chair with everything from coronary disease to liver disease, and health experts are...

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Asclera for Sclerotherapy

Posted July 14th, 2017

One option for patients who have issues related to varicose or spider veins is a treatment known as sclerotherapy. Varicose veins are essentially just bulging veins that have become incompetent. The way sclerotherapy works is by injecting a solution into the veins. The solution irritates the lining of the...

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