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How to Support Vein Health During Summer Heatwaves

This year we can anticipate a hotter-than-average summer throughout most of the U.S. according to the weather experts. Unfortunately, these high summer temperatures can cause your veins to dilate, placing stress on the veins’ valves and increasing...

May 11th, 2020
How to Choose the Right Varicose Vein Treatment

If you are suffering from varicose veins, a specialist vein doctor can help you choose the varicose vein treatment that will be most beneficial for you and for your situation. Today, treatment is available by much less invasive procedures than in...

May 11th, 2020
Veins and Arteries – What’s the Difference?

Although human anatomy may be a fascinating area to study, not everyone needs or wants to learn the total structure and function of the human body in order to understand more about their varicose veins. However, it may be helpful to have some...

May 11th, 2020
Varicose Vein Stripping Treatment vs. Sclerotherapy

Normally, the valves in the veins ensure that blood flows up toward the heart. When these valves don’t function properly, blood can slide backward. This condition, known as chronic venous insufficiency, can cause blood to pool in the legs and may...

May 11th, 2020
Important Tips for Men with Varicose Veins

At some point in their lives, nearly half of all men will experience varicose veins or spider veins. Varicose veins appear primarily on the legs and feet. They often look twisted or bulging, are blueish in color and appear near the surface of the skin.

Apr 6th, 2020
What Active People and Athletes Should Know About Blood Clots

A blood clot is a clump of blood that has turned into a solid state. When a blood clot forms in a vein located deep inside the body, it is known as deep vein thrombosis or DVT. These kinds of clots typically form in the leg, but can also develop in...

Mar 30th, 2020
What are the Most Likely Causes of Leg Ulcers?

Chronic venous insufficiency is a condition in which blood doesn’t flow up normally through the veins in the legs toward the heart. Blood begins to pool and veins swell as the pressure inside increases, often causing inflammation and redness, which can...

Feb 10th, 2020
How Moving More at Work Helps Prevent Spider Veins

Spider veins are a network of branched, red, blue or purple capillaries that appear close to the surface of the skin and resemble a spider’s web. They can occur anywhere on the body, but often appear on the face, hands or legs. Spider veins in...

Jan 29th, 2020
Everything You Should Know About May-Thurner Syndrome

May-Thurner syndrome is an anatomical variant where the right iliac artery overlies and compresses the left iliac vein against the lumbar spine. The left iliac vein is the main vein in the left leg that carries blood to the heart.

Jan 29th, 2020
How to Prepare for Traveling When You Have Varicose Veins

The problem with most forms of travel is that there are typically extended periods of standing and sitting. Maintaining a static position for prolonged periods of time reduces the blood flow in the body, often increasing symptoms, which may also...

Jan 20th, 2020
The Difference Between Spider Veins and Varicose Veins

While spider veins and varicose veins are often grouped together, they are actually two separate conditions. Neither spider veins nor varicose veins typically represent a serious health concern, but their appearance may be distressing or uncomfortable for

Jan 1st, 2020
Compression Stockings: Do They Work?

Compression stockings are used to increase blood flow in the legs and feet. They come in a variety of styles including: below the knee, thigh-highs, thigh-high with a waist attachment, and tights.

Jan 1st, 2020
Veins and Arteries – What’s the Difference? (1)

As part of the blood circulatory system, veins and arteries are connected to each other. Arteries transport oxygenated blood from the heart to the rest of the body and veins return deoxygenated blood back to the heart again. In addition to performing...

Jan 1st, 2020
How to Treat Varicose Veins on the Face

Reddish or purple facial veins are commonly found around the nose, cheeks or around the eye area and are often referred to as capillary or broken veins. These veins are found close to the surface of the skin and resemble spider webs, which may look...

Jan 1st, 2020
Recovery Time for Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose veins, or abnormal veins with weak valves, appear visibly on the calves, thighs and the inside skin on the leg and can cause aching, throbbing or cramping in the legs. They can appear as thick ropes under the skin or as red, blue or purple...

Jan 1st, 2020
Disputing Common Myths About Varicose Veins

Are you ready to learn the truth about varicose veins? The expert vein doctors at Goldman Vein Institute in Florida have compiled a list of common myths about varicose veins, and are here to tell you the truth behind each one.

Jan 1st, 2020
Find Relief from Spider Veins

A family member gave you a beautiful new dress for the holidays, and you can’t wait to wear it; but, the spider veins on your legs are making you think twice about abandoning your faithful blue jeans.

Jan 1st, 2020
Tips for Preventing Spider Veins

Spider veins are a common condition that can develop in both men and women. Although they are often thought of as a cosmetic concern, spider veins can be accompanied by uncomfortable symptoms, such as itching or burning around the affected area.

Jan 1st, 2020
What is Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation?

Over half of the population will be affected by the small reddish or purple facial veins that are sometimes referred to as capillary veins or broken veins. Facial varicose veins are often found around the nose and cheeks, and like other types of...

Jan 1st, 2020
Tips for Pregnant Women to Keep Veins Healthy!

Varicose veins and smaller spider veins are a common part of pregnancy for some women. During pregnancy, many women develop varicose veins or discover that existing ones have become worse.

Jan 1st, 2020
Why Women Are More Likely to Have Varicose Veins

Women are more at risk for developing varicose veins and are also more likely to develop the problems associated with them. Studies indicate that this is likely due to higher levels of the hormone progesterone that are produced by women than men...

Jan 1st, 2020
Can Standing Desks Improve Leg Health?

Like so many areas in life, it appears that when it comes to leg health, moderation, balance and variety are key. When it comes to your leg health, you can certainly have too much of a good thing whether it comes to sitting down or standing for too long.

Jan 1st, 2020
Can Varicose Vein Treatment Cure Restless Leg Syndrome?

It is estimated that around ten percent of the population suffers from restless leg syndrome (RLS) per year in the U.S. It can affect anyone, regardless of age, although women are more likely to experience RLS than men, and it’s more common in...

Jan 1st, 2020
Is Surgery the Only Option for Varicose Veins?

Traditionally, highly invasive varicose vein surgery was the only remedy available for varicose vein removal or for the removal of smaller spider veins. Varicose veins were physically removed by a surgeon, typically through a number of incisions, and...

Jan 1st, 2020
Can Compression Stockings Help with Varicose Veins?

Compression stockings work by applying pressure to the veins in the feet and legs to help improve blood flow and make the valves in these veins work more efficiently. They are typically tightest at the foot and gradually loosen as they rise up the leg.

Jan 1st, 2020
What is the Best Age for Varicose Vein Removal?

Varicose veins and their associated complications can lead to chronic pain, disability, diminished health-related quality of life, reduction of working days, premature retirement, and even the loss of limb or life.

Jan 1st, 2020
Do Compression Stockings Help Stop Varicose Veins?

Compression stockings may temporarily reduce the discomfort and skin damage effects of varicose veins or spider veins. The pressure that these stockings provide can help prevent swelling, and promote better circulation.

Jan 1st, 2020
Iliac Vein Obstruction: Here’s What You Need to Know

The pelvic veins include the external, internal, and common iliac veins, which flow into the inferior vena cava. Blockage or narrowing of the Iliac vein or inferior vena cava vein prevents blood flow from leaving one or both legs, as these are the main...

Jan 1st, 2020
Weight Gain and Varicose Veins

People who are overweight are no strangers to venous conditions like varicose veins. Varicose veins develop under the surface of the skin and appear swollen, overfilled, and bulging.

Jan 1st, 2020
3 Tips to Improve Blood Circulation This Summer

The warm weather is finally here and summer is just around the corner. Summer is often accompanied by the need to show off legs and arms in swimsuits and weather-appropriate clothing. If you suffer from poor circulation, you may have venous conditions...

Jan 1st, 2020
Senior Health Tips for Treating and Preventing Leg Ulcers

Venous stasis ulcers affect many older adults who suffer from poor circulation, and those with varicose veins have a higher risk of developing them. For those who have varicose veins, leg ulcers can develop after even minor injuries, due to...

Jan 1st, 2020
How to Maximize the Results of Your Varicose Veins Treatment

There’s no reason to suffer with unsightly, painful varicose veins and their associated risks any more. Modern laser surgery for varicose veins has revolutionized varicose veins treatment with two highly effective treatment options, endovenous laser...

Jan 1st, 2020
How Winter Weather Affects Vein Health

There are many factors that can affect vein health and the weather is certainly one of them. Changes in temperature go hand in hand with changes in atmospheric pressure.

Jan 1st, 2020
Exercise and Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are the bulging, enlarged veins most often seen on the legs. Aside from cosmetic concerns, vein disease is chronic and progressive. Without varicose veins treatment, the symptoms and health risks worsen, often affecting the daily quality...

Jan 1st, 2020
Tips to Keep Your Veins Healthy This Winter

Some people eagerly await the cold weather, while others dread the dropping temperatures, and all that goes with it. This year, winter begins on December 21st with the solstice.

Jan 1st, 2020
Reasons Not to Ignore Your Leg Pain

Many people experience leg pain as a result of their varicose veins, which may appear as swollen, bulging, and gnarled, or they may be internal without visible external indications.

Jan 1st, 2020
The Symptoms and Treatment of Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is characterized by uncontrollable urges to move the legs and may also include itching, burning and tingling sensations. The symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome are generally worse when lying down, are relieved by movement or...

Jan 1st, 2020
Don’t Ignore These Symptoms of Vein Disease

In the U.S. one-third of those over the age of 45 have some sort of vein disease. The early symptoms of vein disease may seem inconsequential, but they can develop into more serious risks or even become life-threatening if not diagnosed and treated.

Jan 1st, 2020
Tips for Boosting Your Body’s Circulation

When blood circulates through your veins and arteries, it carries oxygenated blood away from the heart throughout the body, then returns deoxygenated blood back to the heart.

Jan 1st, 2020
Treating Chest Veins with Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is an in-office procedure used to treat unsightly vein issues like spider veins on the chest, legs, hands, and face. This therapy can assist patients who are experiencing aching, pain, itching, burning, throbbing, and swelling.

Jan 1st, 2020
The Causes, Treatment, and Prevention of Painful Leg Ulcers

Chronic venous insufficiency is a condition in which blood doesn’t flow up normally through the veins in the legs toward the heart. Sometimes, people with untreated venous insufficiency develop open sores, which are called venous stasis ulcers.

Jan 1st, 2020
Can Yoga Help Prevent or Treat Spider Veins?

Yoga combines both stretching and muscle strengthening that can improve circulation and muscle tone, and which may reduce the risk of developing spider veins or help keep them from becoming more chronic.

Jan 1st, 2020
Minimally Invasive Treatments for Leg Veins

Leg veins can be unsightly and embarrassing, especially when living in South Florida. No one should have to hide under layers of clothes and cover up in our beautiful climate.

Jan 1st, 2020
Why It’s Important to Visit a Leg Vein Doctor

Do you suffer from discomfort or pain in your legs? People often live with venous disorders without ever visiting a vein doctor or specialist. Visiting the leg vein doctors at Goldman Vein Institute in Florida can provide treatment and relief from...

Jan 1st, 2020
Men Can Develop Varicose Veins, Too!

Read more about varicose veins and how they affect men Most people believe that only women have to deal with varicose veins, but the truth is that men can develop varicose veins just as easily as women.

Jan 1st, 2020
Why You Should Visit a Vein Doctor

Whether you suffer from unsightly spider veins, or uncomfortable varicose veins, a visit to a vein specialist can help you get back on your feet and feeling better than ever.

Jan 1st, 2020
Can Yoga Help with Leg Pain and Varicose Veins?

Although exercise should always be part of a healthy lifestyle, leg pain from varicose veins can make exercise difficult. Also, it is important to be careful not to overdo when you have...

Jan 1st, 2020
The Latest and Most Effective Vein Disease Treatments

The majority of people with varicose veins seek treatment due to their symptoms rather than for only cosmetic reasons. These symptoms often include swelling, aching, throbbing, fatigue, and tenderness among others.

Jan 1st, 2020
The Early Warning Signs of Venous Leg Ulcers

There are more than 200,000 reported cases per year, and the risk of leg ulcers rises with age. They are linked to a family history of varicose veins, an inactive lifestyle, and to jobs that require prolonged hours of standing.

Jan 1st, 2020
The Impact of Stress on Your Leg Health

Although stress may be the body’s natural defense when facing danger or difficulties, chronic stress can put you at risk for a number of both psychological and physical health issues.

Jan 1st, 2020
How to Protect Yourself from Leg Pain at Work

For many people, a large portion of the day is spent at work, and over a lifetime, your job can make a huge impact on your quality of life. If you have a job where you spend most of your time either standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time...

Jan 1st, 2020
The Link Between Heart Health and Leg Vein Health

Arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the feet, while veins return the blood from the feet back up to the heart. Normally, one-way valves inside the veins prevent blood from flowing backward, but...

Jan 1st, 2020
Weight Loss and Vein Disease Treatments

Weight that is higher than what is considered a healthy weight for a given height is considered overweight or obese. One recent study indicated that around forty percent of adults aged twenty and older in the United States are obese.

Jan 1st, 2020
Skin Discoloration – A Sign of Vein Disease

Varicose veins occur when the veins in the legs are not effectively returning blood back up to the heart. Blood can begin to pool and the veins swell as the pressure inside increases.

Jan 1st, 2020
Is Varicose Vein Treatment a Permanent Cure?

Today’s varicose veins treatments are highly advanced and successful at being permanent. However, although the treatment for varicose veins may be permanent, new veins can and may appear later and require touchups.

Jan 1st, 2020
What to Do When the Summer Heat Makes Your Spider Veins Hurt

Spider veins are the dilated blood vessels that appear typically with a branching pattern just beneath the surface of the skin. They’re often progressive and usually increase in number and visibility with age and may be visible on the legs, face, hands...

Jan 1st, 2020
Say Goodbye to Long Pants and Skirts This Summer!

During the summer you want to be able to go bare-legged, putting on a pair of shorts, swimwear, or skirt without worrying about unsightly, discolored spider veins. Spider veins are a common problem and can often appear or worsen during the summer months...

Jan 1st, 2020
Can Vitamins Help Prevent or Treat Varicose Veins?

One key to good vein health is consuming a well-balanced nutritious diet. A reduced-salt diet that is rich in whole, high-fiber foods along with plenty of water can help to give the body the nutrients it needs, improve circulation, and reduce constipation.

Jan 1st, 2020
Tips to Help Your Leg Ulcers Heal Well

When blood doesn’t flow normally up through the veins in the legs toward the heart, the condition is known as chronic venous insufficiency. When left untreated, open sores may develop in areas where blood pools and swelling interferes with the...

Jan 1st, 2020
Pregnancy and Varicose Veins – What You Need to Know

During pregnancy many changes can occur in a woman’s body, and among those changes, may be the development of varicose veins or the appearance of spider veins. Several factors can contribute to the formation of these varicose or spider veins, including...

Jan 1st, 2020
How is Venous Insufficiency Diagnosed and Treated?

Venous insufficiency is one of the most common conditions that can affect the health of both men and women of all ages. Veins have valves which open and close to help return blood to the heart, but if these valves become damaged the blood can’t be...

Jan 1st, 2020
Here are the Most Common Causes of Leg Pain

Your leg pain may be due to varicose veins and its associated vein disease. In fact, it may be surprising just how common varicose veins really are. 1 in 2 people over the age of 50, or approximately 30 million Americans are affected by varicose veins. 

Jan 1st, 2020
Facial Veins Can Be Effectively Treated

It is estimated that at some point, approximately 55% of the population will be affected by the small reddish or purple facial veins that are sometimes referred to as capillary veins or broken veins.

Jan 1st, 2020
Men and Spider Veins – Everything You Need to Know

Spider veins are dilated blood vessels that appear just beneath the surface of the skin. While they are often a cosmetic concern, these blue, purple, or red web-like collections of vessels can cause discomfort, burning, or itching.

Jan 1st, 2020
What is Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)?

Chronic venous insufficiency can be both disabling and painful. The condition is typically associated with varicose veins, the twisted and enlarged veins close to the surface of the skin.

Jan 1st, 2020
Varicose Vein Removal the Pain-Free, Scar-Free Way

Generally, those who seek treatment for their varicose veins or spider veins do so for two reasons. Most hope to improve the appearance of these unsightly veins, in addition to resolving the pain and discomfort, and possible health complications that...

Jan 1st, 2020
Signs That You May Need to See a Vein Specialist

The first symptoms of venous disease are typically either a network of spider veins or bulging varicose veins just beneath the surface of the skin. A wide variety of additional symptoms can follow unless these veins are treated...

Jan 1st, 2020
What Everyone Should Know About Vein Disease

Conditions caused by veins that have become abnormal or diseased may include spider or varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency, and their symptoms such as swelling, itching, and pain or discomfort.

Jan 1st, 2020
Common Causes Behind Leg Ulcers – And What To Do

Typically, leg ulcers develop above the ankle, on the inside of the leg and can become painful if not treated by a professional vein expert. These leg ulcers generally take many weeks to heal and are actually classed as non-healing wounds by medical profes

Jan 1st, 2020
5 Questions to Ask When You’re Looking for a Vein Doctor

When varicose or spider veins are a problem and it’s time to seek advice, you want to consult with a vein doctor who is both caring and competent. If you are looking to find a specialist doctor in the Fort Worth area then topdfwdoctors.com ...

Jan 1st, 2020