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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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Five Common Myths About Varicose Veins

Over 3 million people in the United States have varicose veins. Despite this figure, a lot of people still have misconceptions about this condition. The Most Common Myths About Varicose Veins Only older women are affected by varicose veins Just because we often see this among older women doesn’t mean that they’re the only ones […]

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Can Shoes Cause Varicose Veins?

At some point, you may have hesitated purchasing a pair of high heels for fear of developing varicose veins. Although wearing high heels can cause a change in your natural walking motion and may affect the efficiency of blood flow in your legs, wearing them occasionally does not lead to varicose veins. Actually, shoes aren’t […]

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Convenient Treatment for Vein Patients

Nearly 50 percent of America’s adult population suffers from unattractive and sometimes painful vein diseases. Although treatment of varicose and spider veins was once considered a painful hassle, in recent years, these treatments have been revolutionized through advancements in technology. The board-certified vascular specialists at Premier Vein Clinics in Knoxville understand the varying causes of […]

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