Interesting Varicose Vein Trivia

Interesting Varicose Vein Trivia

Okay, so we all know that “Varicose Veins” is not likely to be a category on the next episode of Jeopardy. But there are many interesting factoids and myths regarding the topic that even if you think you know it all when it comes to varicose veins, there is always something new to learn. Here, we share a list of thought-provoking and valuable trivia on the topic, but our master of ceremonies is not Alex Trebek. If it had to be anyone, it would be John D. Horowitz, MD, FACS, the founder and director of Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, which is the place to go to for the […]

Heavy & Aching Legs Could Indicate Leaking Veins

Heavy & Aching Legs Could Indicate Leaking Veins

Do your legs bother you to the point that you have trouble sleeping at night? If your legs feel sore and heavy and make it difficult for you to get a good night’s sleep, then your symptoms may be caused by varicose veins. This is even more likely if you notice swelling in your legs and ankles during the daytime hours. If so, it is important that you make an appointment to be seen by the top vascular physician in Orlando, John D. Horowitz, MD, FACS, the founder and director of Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center. In the meantime, read on to find out more about the connections between […]

The Myths of Home Remedies for Varicose Veins

The Myths of Home Remedies for Varicose Veins

Having varicose veins is getting even more dangerous. Lately, there are many myths and fallacies concerning home remedies for varicose veins, and the vein experts at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center, your resource for varicose vein and spider vein treatment in the Orlando area, want you to be aware of the risks that such snake-oil remedies pose. If you Google terms such as “Eliminate varicose veins naturally” and “How to get safely reduce varicose veins at home,” you’ll find that there are many, many so-called cures, either through homeopathic supplements or other home-based remedies, that will, as at least one put, will “melt away your symptoms.” These remedies include […]

5 Effective Ways to Treat Your Varicose Veins

5 Effective Ways to Treat Your Varicose Veins

5 Effective Ways to Treat Your Varicose Veins Do you suffer from varicose veins? Varicose veins are caused by veins that are just below the surface of the skin, and often in the legs, become swollen because of a pooling of blood. These varicose veins often appear enlarged or swollen, blue, or purple, and twisted or kinked. If you do have varicose veins, or think you might, the best thing to do is to be examined by an experienced doctor, such as John D. Horowitz, MD, FACS, the founder and director of Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center and one of the top vascular physicians in Orlando. Getting to Know […]