Varicose veins are a common problem, affecting up to 25 million Americans, according to the American Society for Vascular Surgery. Sometimes, varicose veins are painless and present little more than an unsightly nuisance. But varicose veins are a part of chronic venous insufficiency disease (CVI), a disorder that causes blood to pool up in distended … Read More!
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Here’s a look at our most popular wintertime treatments, and why. Body Contouring Have you heard the saying that bikini-ready bodies are made in the winter? Well, it’s true! While CoolSculpting® can safely and effectively be performed year round, many clients opt for wintertime treatments because it gives them months to get the results they … Read More!
People love to spout “facts” about common ailments like varicose veins, especially online. Varicose veins are a hot topic because they affect such a high percentage of the population—a staggering 30 percent or more. But don’t believe everything you read! Here are 4 persistent varicose vein myths that need frequent dispelling: Crossing your legs causes … Read More!
Swollen and twisted, varicose veins resemble raised, dark blue tunnels on the legs or ankles. Approximately 23% of U.S. adults have varicose veins—roughly 22 million women and 11 million men, according to Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association. A staggering 2 million workdays are lost each year, with an annual treatment cost of … Read More!
Veins get a bum rap. We only notice them when they’re not working properly (i.e., varicose veins), but our veins are all-star workhorses for the body, unrelenting blood circulators that keep us alive and well. Our underappreciated vessels are actually super cool. Here are some interesting facts related to our blood vessels. Brain freeze starts … Read More!