Studying the Relationship Between Restless Leg Syndrome & Vein Insufficiency

Studying the Relationship Between Restless Leg Syndrome & Vein Insufficiency

When it’s time for bed after a long day, we all want a good night of sleep. For some, that quality rest is elusive due to an intense need to keep moving. Are you someone who gets an odd, creeping sensation to move your legs and arms at night? You may be experiencing restless leg […]

4 Ways to Find the Right Vein Specialist for You

4 Ways to Find the Right Vein Specialist for You

Are you experiencing bulging, painful or itchy veins that are dark and visible under the skin? These may be varicose veins—a form of venous insufficiency that develops when vein valves are weakened and unable to circulate blood through the leg. If you’ve been searching for a doctor that’s right for you, you’re in luck. Here […]

Are Varicose Veins a Sign of Heart Disease?

Are Varicose Veins a Sign of Heart Disease?

Varicose veins—dark, bulging, sometimes painful veins visible under the skin—are often a symptom of another health condition: venous insufficiency. We know that venous insufficiency is largely responsible for creating varicose veins. Because veins are so strongly linked to the heart, some may think there is a connection between this venous insufficiency and heart disease. But […]

Swimming & Vein Health

Swimming & Vein Health

Why is it important to keep our legs strong? One reason is to avoid developing varicose veins. These dark, bumpy, sometimes painful veins form when vein valves in our legs become weakened or damaged. When the valves are strong, they’re able to circulate blood upwards through the leg, against the flow of gravity. But when […]

The Truth About Varicose Veins and Sitting Cross-Legged

Varicose veins are surrounded by myths and rumors. Everyone seems to have heard about something you can’t do anymore if you want to avoid these bumpy, visible, and often painful veins. One of these common rumors is that sitting cross-legged increases the risk of varicose veins. Naturally, if we hear that avoiding something will lower […]

3 Essential Oils that Help Varicose Veins

3 Essential Oils that Help Varicose Veins

Varicose veins can be unpleasant. These dark veins that are visible under the skin, that are most commonly, in the legs and feet. They aren’t always simply cosmetic, many sufferers experience itchiness or pain in their legs. Treatment is a necessary step to getting rid of varicose veins entirely. The vascular physicians in Orlando at […]

What Varicose Veins Tell You About Overall Health

Maybe you’ve noticed that your veins seem a little bit more visible lately. Or, maybe they’ve been visible for months—you’ve just learned how to cover them up and hide them from others. It’s a common misconception that varicose veins, or spider veins can be simply covered up and ignored. While they can sometimes be a […]

Habits You Didn’t Realize Could Cause Varicose Veins

Instead of dealing with the symptoms of a condition like varicose veins, many people may decide to find ways to avoid the problem altogether. If you’re one of those people, you may wonder whether your daily habits can contribute to varicose veins like most myths claim. Or, you may wonder if it’s genetically out of […]

Vein Health & Exercise: Identifying the Right Activities

There’s one common tip given to everyone looking to be in better health: exercise. This tip is often given for vein health to those with varicose or spider veins. However, exercise comes in many forms and you may wonder, which exercises should I do? Which forms of physical activity will have the best impact on […]

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Vein Care

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Vein Care

Have you experienced issues with your veins and thought, “I’ll handle this later?” We’d recommend seeking out treatment sooner rather than later. When you first notice a venous issue, you may be inclined to ignore it because you don’t think it’s a serious issue. Or there may be other concerns, such as the cost of […]

Horse Chestnut: The New Medication You Don’t Know About

Horse Chestnut: The New Medication You Don’t Know About

Besides seeking out treatment from a vascular physician in Orlando, those with venous insufficiencies may also wonder what types of supplements they can take in order to improve their venous health. They may tend to worry whether certain supplements are prescription or homeopathic. One new medication, horse chestnut, is a homeopathic way to boost your […]

4 Reasons to Get Your Legs Treated in Our Private Practice

4 Reasons to Get Your Legs Treated in Our Private Practice

When you decide to seek out vein care, you’re more than likely weighing your options. Luckily, this is the first step toward attaining great treatment. Seeing just any doctor isn’t enough—it’s only natural to seek out a doctor that understands your veins, knows the best practices for treatment, and cares about your personal health and […]

What to Expect After Your Varicose Vein Treatment

What to Expect After Your Varicose Vein Treatment

So, you’ve seen one of the best vascular surgeons in Orlando about your varicose veins. They’ve assessed your venous health and come up with a plan to treat your veins so you can be happy with your beautiful, pain-free legs again. Now that you’ve done all that, you may be wondering: now what? What happens […]

Spider Veins Can Be More Significant than They Appear

Spider Veins Can Be More Significant than They Appear

At first glance, spider veins may not seem to be an issue, especially in comparison to other venous insufficiencies like varicose veins. Spider veins appear as smooth bursts of visible veins just under the skin and, most of the time, aren’t associated with other uncomfortable symptoms such as pain or heaviness in the leg. Because […]

Vein Disease & the Varying Impacts

Vein Disease & the Varying Impacts

Most people are familiar with one symptom of vein disease: varicose veins. These bulging veins are visible under the skin’s surface and are a source of discomfort and insecurity for many. While varicose veins are possibly the clearest and most well-known symptom of vein disease, it’s not the only one. There are several other symptoms […]

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy: The Perks of Motherhood

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy: The Perks of Motherhood

Does pregnancy cause varicose veins and venous insufficiency?  Absolutely! According to the vascular surgeons at the Central Florida Vein and Vascular Center, the Orlando area’s premier vein care specialists, pregnancy is the number one cause of varicose veins and venous insufficiency. What Are Varicose Veins? The main purpose of normal veins is to return blood […]

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