Varicose Veins and Body Weight

If you’ve recently gained weight and noticed you now have varicose veins, you may wonder if it’s a coincidence or if there is a connection. Can varicose veins improve or go away with weight loss? And why did you get varicose veins in the first place? Here’s what you need to know. What Causes Varicose […]

Is There a Connection Between Menstrual Cycles and Varicose Veins?

Have you ever wondered why varicose veins hurt more during your period? Many women experience this phenomenon, and they are right to attribute the swelling in their varicose veins to menstruation. Varicose Veins and the Menstrual Cycle: Why Do Your Varicose Veins Hurt During Your Period? Many women who have varicose veins and experience symptoms often […]

Does Varicose Vein Treatment Have Side Effects?

Advances in modern technologies have led to safer vein therapies over the years. Examples include imaging improvements, new medications that replace more invasive procedures, smaller instrumentations, advanced laser devices and effective chemical substances.  Even with the advent of less invasive procedures, there is still the possibility of risk in varicose vein treatment. Although the risk […]

Will My Heart Condition Impact My Leg Veins and Arteries? 

You may know that varicose veins stem from blood pooling inside your veins, which happens when valves to the veins fail to stop blood from flowing backward. The condition can cause painful and achy blue bulges in the legs.  Most people with varicose veins consider them a cosmetic concern. Can this condition threaten your heart […]

Are Cellulite and Varicose Veins Related?

Cellulite and varicose veins are incredibly common, and nearly everyone will have them at some point. Are these conditions related? Can you develop one without the other? If you have one or both, how do you get rid of cellulite and varicose veins? While these conditions are normal, you can seek treatment to find relief […]

Why Are My Veins Blue? 

Your veins play an important role in your body’s circulatory system. While the heart pumps blood, oxygen and nutrients throughout the body, your veins are responsible for returning the deoxygenated blood to the heart for reoxygenation.  Even though blood is dark red, sometimes veins appear to have a bluish tint beneath the skin. Usually, this is […]

Guide to Varicose Veins

Looking for something specific? Jump to the content you need right away! General Vein Information How Are Varicose Veins Diagnosed? How Are Varicose Veins Treated? Insurance Coverage What Causes Varicose Veins? Common Misconceptions About Varicose Veins What Are the Risks and Complications of Varicose Veins? Are Varicose Veins Dangerous? How Can Varicose Veins Be Prevented? […]

Am I Too Old to Treat My Varicose Veins? 

If you’ve ever asked yourself if you’re too old to have your varicose veins treated, the answer is a resounding no. Because most modern treatments for varicose veins are noninvasive, individuals of all ages can find a suitable treatment option.  Are You Too Old for Varicose Vein Treatment? You can seek out treatment for varicose […]

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