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What serious health concerns do varicose veins pose?

What serious health concerns do varicose veins pose?

Most people will agree that varicose veins can be unsightly, but can they cause serious health problems? Sometimes varicose veins can be harmful to your health, causing conditions that require immediate treatment. Varicose veins are a common symptom of the underlying condition venous insufficiency which can lead to deep vein thrombosis, thrombophlebitis, venous ulcers and […]

What is Chronic Venous Disease?

What is Chronic Venous Disease?

Chronic Venous Disease (CVD) refers to the various conditions that arise when a vein becomes diseased and cannot function property. These conditions can include but are not limited to: Varicose Veins and Spider Veins Leg Swelling and Leg Pain Leg Discoloration and Skin Changes Leg Ulcers Phlebitis The Most Common Visible Condition: Varicose Veins Varicose […]

5 Vein Disease Myths Busted

5 Vein Disease Myths Busted

With vein disease affecting over 30 million Americans, the disease is inherently going to come with a lot of myths and incorrect information. Today we are going to bust 5 of the most common myths to ensure you have the facts about this very common condition. Even after treatment for varicose veins, they will generally […]

Why Do I Need to Wear Compression Stockings Before and After a Vein Procedure?

Why Do I Need to Wear Compression Stockings Before and After a Vein Procedure?

Compression stockings are prescription socks made to encourage blood flow to the vessels in your legs. They are designed to provide gradual compression meaning they are tighter around the foot and loosen as they move up the leg. This improved blood flow and decreased pressure within your veins can help prevent the worsening of varicose […]