Varicose Veins

Health Tips to Help Prevent Varicose and Spider Veins

Some good general advice was recently shared by U.S. News Health Tip regarding varicose and spider veins. There are a few additional points that should be considered when discussing venous health. Regarding do’s and don’ts to remember; it is important to maintain adequate hydration. In doing so, one will encourage healthy adequate blood flow thereby…

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Frustrated with Painful and Unsightly Leg Veins

Painful and unsightly leg veins With the Arizona heat, a summer day, winter day, or any day is ideal for wearing shorts. But for those with varicose veins or spider veins, the thought of wearing shorts is troubling and leads to severe anxiety. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 55% of…

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Q&A: Can Normal Veins Be Treated?

Question: Can normal veins be treated?  So I have normal very long green bluish color veins in my wrist. I know there normal but I hate how they look. Can I treat it with sclerotherapy? I also have 2 long green veins in my chest. Help! Also I’m 15, can I go through sclerotherapy?

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Q&A: Exercise for Varicose Veins

Question: I want to know which exercises work best since my EVLT treatment did not get me the good results that I expected. Answer: Ones ability to exercise, and the types of exercise a person can complete, varies greatly. Speaking in generalities, exercise that benefits lower extremity venous health does not have to be significantly…

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Leg Vein Surgery vs. In-Office Leg Vein Procedures

Varicose vein surgery not what it used to be If you have heard—or experienced–stories about standard vein removal surgery that happened prior to the turn of this century, it is understandable if you are concerned about seeking help from a qualified vein specialist for your painful varicose veins. There was a time when leg vein…

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