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3 Things That Cause Varicose Veins

If you have bulging, enlarged, and twisted veins that appear purplish or bluish, then you may have varicose veins. What causes varicose veins? To understand what causes varicose veins, it’s important to know how blood circulation works. Blood vessels in the body such as the arteries and veins play an important role in blood circulation. […]

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Varicose Vein Treatments Are Covered By Most Insurance Plans

Some patients with varicose veins may be hesitant to see a doctor for treatment. They may incorrectly think varicose veins  are just a “cosmetic” problem and hence, treatment won’t be covered by their health insurance plan. While it’s true that most health plans won’t pay for spider vein treatment, it’s a different story for varicose […]

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Slerotherapy With Our Sclero RN, Angie

Spider veins can be more than just cosmetic problems. A number of people seek treatment because they cause discomfort, not just because they look bad. Sclerotherapy is a popular treatment option for spider veins. It’s a procedure that involves an injection of a solution directly into the vein. The solution, which is typically a salt […]

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These Jobs Can Increase Your Risk for Varicose Veins

Veins have one-way valves. They keep the blood flowing towards the heart. If these valves are damaged or weak, the blood can back up and pool into the veins, causing them to swell. This results to a condition called varicose veins, a very common vein issue. There are several factors that can increase your risk […]

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Get Rid of Post-Partum Varicose Veins

For some women, swollen, bulging, or twisting veins are a normal, but uncomfortable part of pregnancy. Why varicose veins are common during pregnancy? There are three main reasons why varicose veins can happen during pregnancy: You produce more blood than usual to help support your baby’s growth and development. Your growing uterus puts pressure and […]

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Love Your Legs!

Most people notice their varicose veins once they start seeing the bulging veins on their feet and legs.   A lot of people think that varicose veins are just a cosmetic problem, not until they start experiencing other symptoms like feeling of heaviness, pain, and at times, swelling of the legs or feet after standing for […]

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Varicose Veins and Exercise

If you have varicose veins, you have probably skipped out on your workouts in fear that they can worsen your already aching legs. You don’t have to give up exercising just because you have varicose veins. When done right, exercise can actually help the condition of your diseased vein. Exercise improves the blood circulation in […]

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New Year, New Legs!

You’ve tried it all — propping up your legs on a pillow, using compression stockings, and even losing weight, but nothing seems to work. Your varicose veins are still visible and at times, causing you discomfort. Varicose veins are common in both men and women. Although they are common, you don’t have to live with […]

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Winter Sclero Special

Sclerotherapy has become the go-to treatment of patients with smaller varicose and spider veins. It involves the injection of a liquid solution or foam directly into the vein, usually in your legs. This solution is an irritant, causing the vein to shut and block the flow of the blood. Eventually, the injected vein will become […]

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Start Vein Treatment This Winter

For some of us, winter is one of the most anticipated season because of the holiday festivities. It’s a great time to be with friends and family. It’s also a great time to get vein treatment. Here are a few reasons why vein treatment is ideal in the winter: Varicose vein symptoms can worsen during […]

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