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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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Take Back Your Legs from Varicose Veins

Posted February 7th, 2017

What can you begin doing to help lessen the effect of your varicose veins? Let’s just come out and say it. Varicose veins are the worst. They’re uncomfortable, there’s not a whole lot that you can do to make them completely go away naturally, and they make you self-conscious...

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Vein Disease

Posted January 5th, 2017

Vein disease is something most people just see on really long infomercials trying to sell some product to get rid of it. Lotions, lasers, clinics, they’ll try to sell it all in either the most mundane voice over or by someone is way too excited about it. Varicose veins,...

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Not Just Women are Affected By Varicose Veins

Posted December 22nd, 2016

Traditionally, with age comes a release of the classic signs of attractiveness like wrinkle-free arms, mole-free faces, and varicose-vein-free legs. But in spite of being associated with aging women, varicose veins are far from being a classic sign of aging beauty. While often seen as a primarily cosmetic concern...

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Symptoms of Bulging Veins

Posted October 7th, 2016

Bulging veins are a common symptom of several conditions such as pregnancy, thrombophlebitis, and old age. They often come in the form of varicose veins and spider veins and usually appear in the legs. These veins can be swollen, distorted, dilated, and discolored. Causes Healthy veins have valves that...

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7 Common Myths About Varicose Veins

Posted September 23rd, 2016

Simply put, varicose veins are enlarged veins that occur when blood stops flowing backwards. Myth: If You Have Them, You Can Tell It is commonly believed that varicose veins are very obvious, and are easily seen at the surface of your skin. However, these veins go far back into...

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Home Treatments for Varicose Veins

Posted August 22nd, 2016

Varicose veins are defective veins that often appear bulgy and discolored. They are typically treated through minimally invasive procedures such as endovenous thermal ablation or other closure systems. In minor cases, however, varicose veins can sometimes be treated at home. Keep in mind that at-home treatments are only advisable...

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What Are Varicose Veins?

Posted June 8th, 2016

Many people have asked this, as it is a legitimate question to ask. When you see varicose or spider veins you first thoughts might wonder whether or not they’re permanent, what they are, and whether or not they can be removed. The answers can be different for different people...

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