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!
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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!
People love to offer well-intentioned advice about common health concerns. Unfortunately, they usually end up spreading more misinformation than truth. Varicose veins are a perfect example of a health issue that remains widely misunderstood. Here are a few of the most common vein myths we hear: Myth #1: Running causes varicose veins. The symptoms of … 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!
As a board-certified vein specialist and surgeon in Hampton Roads, Dr. Surya Challa gets asked about varicose vein treatments all the time. Unfortunately, many of the concerns that people share with him aren’t based in fact. When it comes to vein treatments, misinformation abounds! To set the record straight, here are 3 myths about varicose … Read More!