Protecting Yourself from Harmful Impacts of Desk Jobs

Protecting Yourself from Harmful Impacts of Desk Jobs

Protecting Yourself from Harmful Impacts of Desk Jobs If you work at a desk job, you’ve likely heard that sitting at a desk for eight hours a day isn’t ideal for your health. If you haven’t heard about it, you’ve probably felt it: a stiff back, a stiff neck, and the need to get up and stretch. Office spaces are becoming increasingly aware of the stress the job puts on employees. We’ve seen the attempts to alleviate the problem: the standing desks, the treadmill desks, and the office walking groups. These have come about as a way for employees to enjoy their job—without risking their health. Since sitting for long […]

Determining Your Risk for Spider Veins

Determining Your Risk for Spider Veins

Determining Your Risk for Spider Veins Spider veins are common. Unfortunately, being a common occurrence doesn’t make them enjoyable. These spider veins appear as spindly, branch-like bursts of purple or red veins visible just under the skin. While they’re rarely a serious health concern, many find them unappealing. There are a few ways that you can determine your risk of developing spider veins. Of course, to more accurately assess your venous health, it’s best to visit the vascular physicians in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center. Until you’re able to see us, here are a few tips for determining your risk. The Cause of Spider Veins Spider veins […]

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

When you think of pregnancy symptoms, what comes to mind? Morning sickness may be the first thing you think of, but there’s another common implication of pregnancy: varicose veins. These bulging veins most often appear on the legs and can be a source of discomfort. But why do these varicose veins, a sign of venous insufficiency, pop up during pregnancy? The vascular surgeons in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center would like to share a few reasons why these often appear in pregnant women, as well as ways to decrease your risk of developing them during a pregnancy. What are varicose veins? Your vein valves have an important […]

Managing the Summer Temperatures and Your Veins

Managing the Summer Temperatures and Your Veins

Florida summers are unpleasant. The heat skyrockets, and every moment outside becomes unbearable; even a 15-minute walk can leave someone drenched in sweat. While every Florida resident struggles to keep cool, these high temperatures are even more uncomfortable for those with varicose veins. If you have varicose veins, you may be wondering how to prevent further irritating them as we quickly approach the sweltering summer months. You may ask: do I have to make extreme changes to keep my veins healthy and comfortable? Will taking care of my venous health affect my summer plans? The answer is not at all! Taking care of your veins doesn’t have to be difficult. […]

How to Remove Spider Veins

How to Remove Spider Veins

How to Remove Spider Veins Spring is here, and rising temperatures means it’s time for cooler clothes. However, for those with spider veins, the thought of pulling those shorts out of the closet could be met with feelings of self-consciousness instead of excitement. These spindly, visible veins can cause many to lose confidence in their legs and cover themselves up. The best vascular surgeons in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center want you to know that there’s no reason to feel dejected over spider veins—treatment to remove them is quick and noninvasive. Spider veins are a type of venous insufficiency that causes dark veins to be visible under […]