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!
Category: Varicose Vein, Page: 1
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!
While almost everyone knows about varicose veins, a common symptom of vein disorders, many are not aware of the more subtle symptoms of venous insufficiency. Does the skin on your legs ever burn, itch, or alter in color or texture for no expected reason? Do your legs frequently ache or throb with pain, or feel … Read More!
Experts estimate that half of the US population is affected by varicose veins. Despite years of suffering from painful, throbbing legs, many patients wait years before seeking help because they fear treatment is painful, risky, or ineffective. As vein experts and specialists, we are eager to set the record straight because relief from varicose veins … Read More!