Lifestyle Tips to Prevent Abnormal Leg Veins

Lifestyle Tips to Prevent Abnormal Leg Veins

Having visible veins in your legs isn’t generally dangerous, but it can be extremely damaging to a person’s self-esteem. Fortunately, there are a number of simple lifestyle changes you can make in order to reduce your chances of developing abnormal leg veins such as varicose veins and spider veins. Here are some tips for keeping your legs healthy and attractive. Try to maintain a healthy weight. This doesn’t mean crash dieting; it means eating a healthy and balanced diet and getting a reasonable amount of exercise each week. The less excess weight your legs have to hold up, the less likely it is that blood will begin to pool in […]

Are Venous Disorders of Little Clinical Significance?

Are Venous Disorders of Little Clinical Significance?

Are Venous Disorders of Little Clinical Significance? While it’s true that venous insufficiency is not a life or limb threatening disorder, there is significant impairment in Quality of Life (QOL) amongst patients with even mild to moderate abnormalities. The literature is replete with studies reported to peer reviewed journals that patients with untreated venous insufficiency have considerable lower extremity complaints that frequently affect their ability to perform their occupation adequately and certainly affect their ability to enjoy their activities of daily life. American culture is one of self-neglect and if medical problems aren’t life or limb threatening, they rarely get addressed. The American work ethic is to tolerate pain and discomfort and frequently patients with venous disease are felt they should accept their symptoms […]