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 […]

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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 […]

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The Relationship Between Varicose Veins and Venous Insufficiency

Posted on: October 14, 2020

Varicose veins are just one visible outgrowth of venous insufficiency, but there are other indications your veins aren’t working properly. The terms varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) are often used interchangeably. But in fact, CVI refers to a broader range of vascular disorders than just swollen veins. You can have CVI but not […]

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Do You Have Varicose Eczema?

Posted on: October 8, 2020

Dry, scaly, itchy skin is a potential symptom of varicose veins. Treating your varicose veins can keep your skin clear, too. Varicose veins are often accompanied by a number of unpleasant side effects. Pain and swelling in the lower legs and ankles are the most common, but another potential reaction to enlarged, twisted veins is […]

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Feeling Younger
With Vein Treatment

Posted on: July 9, 2020

Peter Kokinda was planning to windsurf in Aruba on his winter vacation but he was concerned about the health of his legs. He came to VEINatlanta with increasing leg fatigue, ankle swelling, and leg cramps caused by a vein condition called venous insufficiency. He was 88 years young. “Can I still get my veins treated?” […]

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Your Second Heart

Posted on: April 16, 2020

Everyone knows that the heart pumps blood, right? Did you know that your body has a second blood pump? It’s your calf muscles! That’s right, your calf muscles are your second heart! The body is engineered so that when you walk, the calf muscles pump venous blood back toward your heart.     The veins […]

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What You Need to Know About Leg Ulcers

Posted on: March 20, 2020

What You Need to Know About Leg Ulcers If you think you have a leg ulcer, you’re in royal company. King Henry VIII suffered from them as well, according to this article published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. During his reign in the 1500s, physicians treated the king’s ulcers by lancing […]

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Not All Vein Clinics Are Created Equal: How an active father found out

Posted on: October 3, 2019

Tom Lehman went from being an active father of three to a man who could barely walk without experiencing leg pain. After trying another vein clinic with limited results, Tom decided to try VEINatlanta. Find out what happened in this Q&A. Why did you decide to visit VEINatlanta for your care? I thought my tired, […]

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Vote for VEINatlanta as “Best Vein Treatment Practice”

Posted on: September 18, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that VEINatlanta has been nominated for ‘Best Vein Treatment Practice’ in Best Self Magazine’s annual ‘Best Of’ Contest!  Now we need YOUR help! Follow the steps below to cast your VOTE! Go to Best Self Magazine’s Homepage. Click the “VOTING NOW OPEN” banner. You will be taken to a ‘Voting […]

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Can Plant-Based Medicines Battle Vein Disease?

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Foods you eat every day directly impact your circulation. A diet filled with fruit, veggies, lean meats, whole grains and healthy fats will keep your heart in great shape and your arteries free of atherosclerosis (plaque build-up). Does diet affect your veins, too? The answer is no. Venous disease doesn’t hinge on diet like the […]

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