Archive for January 2016

Don’t suffer with pain from varicose veins

There are several treatments available for painful varicose veins According to recent studies, 50 to 55 percent of women and 40 to 45 percent of men in the United States suffer from some type of vein problem. Varicose veins affect half of people 50 years and older, typically found on the thighs, inside the leg,…

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Rethink varicose veins and rethink smoking.

Does smoking cause varicose veins or spider veins? The noxious chemicals in cigarettes can do serious damage to your veins and arteries, whether you use tobacco products on a day-to-day basis or on occasion. The signs of damage from smoking often shows up in our vein center patients through the development of spider veins or varicose…

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How to Avoid Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

Congratulations, you are pregnant! Your bundle or bundles of joy are on the way to change your life forever! The body changes quickly during pregnancy, and some of these changes are not so wonderful! Varicose veins are a common occurrence in pregnancy. There are a number of reasons for this: blood volume increases, hormones shift,…

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