Latest Vein Insights
Will Your Varicose Veins Come Back After Treatment?
Posted on: December 27, 2020
Clinical treatments can eliminate varicose veins, and vein experts can help to ensure varicose veins don’t return in full force after treatment is over. Clinical treatments are very effective in shrinking your troublesome varicose veins. But, even though a varicose vein has a low chance of returning after treatment, a new varicose vein might emerge […]Read More
Can Tomatoes Cure Varicose Veins?
Posted on: December 19, 2020
Many people believe that tomatoes can act as a topical remedy for varicose veins — but this popular myth is supported by no clinical evidence. Varicose veins affect around 20% of Americans, with especially high rates among people who are older, overweight, or pregnant. Although varicose veins are common, there are many misconceptions about how […]Read More
What Role Do Genetics Play in Varicose Veins?
Posted on: December 11, 2020
Varicose veins have a variety of contributing factors — including your genes and family history. Varicose veins affect a significant portion of the population — anywhere between 20-30 percent of adults, according to researchers, with women developing the condition in higher numbers than men. These veins, which often appear twisted, swollen, and blue under the […]Read More
Could Treating Your Varicose Veins Cure Your RLS?
Posted on: December 4, 2020
Varicose veins and restless leg syndrome (RLS) often go hand-in-hand. For people who experience both conditions, treating varicose veins can be the key to RLS relief. Restless leg syndrome — often called “RLS” — is a common condition that gives people the strong urge to move, kick, and twist their legs, especially while attempting to […]Read More
The Story Behind Birth Control and Venous Insufficiency
Posted on: November 25, 2020
Birth control pills, which hit the market en masse in 1960, revolutionized how women dealt with conception, and millions of women signed up for a prescription to this new medication. No longer did they have to rely on marginally-effective measures. The “pill” boasted a 95+ efficacy rate. However, it was soon discovered that birth control […]Read More
Vulvar Varicosities & Pregnancy
Posted on: November 18, 2020
When you’re pregnant, you can end up with bulging veins around your vulva. These varicose veins can cause discomfort and other symptoms. Knowing more about vulvar varicose veins is important, so that you can determine if you should look into having them treated. Are Vulvar Varicose Veins Dangerous? Vulvar varicose veins can develop due to […]Read More
Worried About Your Swollen Legs? It Could Be Vein Disease!
Posted on: November 10, 2020
If you’ve noticed your legs swelling, there are many reasons why this could happen, including vein disease. Problems with your veins can cause blood to pool, resulting in swollen legs. It’s important to learn more about how vein disease can cause swelling and what kinds of treatment options are available. What Is Vein Disease? Vein […]Read More
Can CBD Oil Be Used as Naturopathic Remedy for Varicose Veins?
Posted on: November 5, 2020
Varicose veins can cause your legs to have an unsightly appearance due to bulging, swelling, and discoloration. Finding treatment for this vein problem can help ease these symptoms. If you’ve been looking into home remedies for varicose veins, you might have heard about CBD oil. This type of oil, also known as cannabidiol oil, is […]Read More
Are Your Varicose Veins a Sign of Chronic Venous Insufficiency?
Posted on: October 29, 2020
Varicose veins can be an indication of chronic venous insufficiency — but not always. Learn more about CVI and when you should see a doctor. When it comes to vein health, there are a number of conditions to keep an eye on. Many of these conditions are connected, but the signs are not always easy […]Read More
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Spider Veins
Posted on: October 21, 2020
Spider veins are more than a cosmetic nuisance — they’re a sign your veins aren’t working properly. Spider veins — those thin red and purple lines that appear on the legs, ankle, and face — are rarely painful. Unlike varicose veins, which are bigger, bulging, and tend to cause more discomfort, spider veins are typically […]Read More