What is the Best Time of Year to Treat Varicose Veins?

What is the Best Time of Year to Treat Varicose Veins?

For many individuals, planning a surgery depends on work schedules, vacations, holidays, and other important events. Have you ever thought about how the body reacts to surgery during different seasons of the year? Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center shares the following information to help you decide when to schedule your procedure. How Do You Treat […]

Tips for Men Suffering from Varicose Veins

Tips for Men Suffering from Varicose Veins

While advertisements typically portray women when they target those who suffer from varicose veins, men are almost as likely to have varicose veins as women. It is important for men to understand the benefit of taking proper care of their vein health. Although many men are not as concerned about the cosmetic side of varicose […]

What Shoes Are Good for Varicose Veins?

What Shoes Are Good for Varicose Veins?

You know that varicose veins are the dark, bulging, rope-like cords underneath your skin, and you know that your vein health is important. But did you know that the shoes you wear every day play a substantial role in encouraging proper circulation? Find out what standards your shoes should meet, and learn about the different […]

Manage Varicose Vein Pain

Manage Varicose Vein Pain

How do we keep our veins healthy? We know that proper circulation is important for our overall health. And if valves in our veins become damaged, our vein’s ability to circulate blood properly becomes compromised. This is especially true in the lower leg, where veins must work harder to push blood upward against gravity. If […]

How Does Stress Impact Vein Health?

How Does Stress Impact Vein Health?

Stress can aggravate almost every health condition — including vein health. While we’re generally aware of the impact stress has on our mental health, we don’t always stop and think about how it affects our bodies. Even if you normally have healthy habits, too much stress releases hormones that can lead you to make unhealthy […]

Why Do Varicose Veins Itch?

Why Do Varicose Veins Itch?

Varicose veins are most commonly known for their dark, bulging appearance. However, these veins are more than just a cosmetic concern. They are often coupled with symptoms such as feelings of pain, heaviness, and fatigue in the lower legs. But there’s another symptom that you may not associate with varicose veins: itchiness. The experienced vascular […]

Sitting on the Sitz Bone

Sitting on the Sitz Bone

Do you work at a desk job? Or maybe you’re an avid traveler? If so, you’re already aware of the stress this puts on both your joints and your circulation. Of course, you’re likely also aware of the other problems associated with sitting all day. People aren’t designed to be in a constant seated position […]

Water Retention and Varicose Veins

Water Retention and Varicose Veins

What’s the link between varicose veins and water retention? It depends. These two conditions are often interconnected. Varicose veins can raise your risk for fluid retention, but the pressure caused by fluid retention can also raise your risk of developing varicose veins. While fluid retention may sometimes be seen as an ignorable annoyance, its presence […]

Vein Health Throughout the Seasons

Vein Health Throughout the Seasons

Our veins are sensitive to many things, including changes in temperature. If you feel that your varicose veins act differently in the summer than the winter, you’re completely correct. Warm temperatures, especially in hot Florida months, can irritate the symptoms of varicose veins. Cold temperatures can be kinder to our vein health, although there are […]

What Are Spider Veins?

What Are Spider Veins?

The terms “varicose veins” and “spider veins” are often used interchangeably to describe veins that are visible under the skin. But are they the same thing? These two vascular conditions actually have several key differences in appearance, cause, and treatment. Once you know these differences, they’re much easier to tell apart!

Varicose Veins and Your Skin

Varicose Veins and Your Skin

You may know varicose veins as dark, bulging veins that are visible under the skin. But is that the only impact they have on the skin? Not at all. Varicose veins, left untreated, can put you at risk for other health problems, and what happens to the veins deep below the skin’s surface has the […]

Vein Health and Your Diet

Vein Health and Your Diet

There are a number of lifestyle choices you can make to keep you and your veins healthy. By maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, and eating a balanced diet, you can keep your veins healthy. It’s important to note that eating certain foods will not eliminate your varicose veins or prevent them from forming. Rather, […]

Treatment for Restless Leg Syndrome

Treatment for Restless Leg Syndrome

Are restless legs keeping you awake at night? There may be a surprising cause: varicose veins. Restless leg syndrome can happen for a variety of different reasons, varying from iron deficiency to neuropathy. But an often-neglected factor to developing symptoms of restlessness in the legs is compromised vein health. When it’s time for bed after […]

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Guide

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Guide

On the surface, varicose veins may seem to be a cosmetic issue. In reality, they aren’t something to ignore. Over time, these bulging, branch-like veins can increase your risk of developing conditions that can have a more serious impact on your health.

Signs That It’s Time to See a Specialist

Signs That It’s Time to See a Specialist

Are your legs feeling tired, heavy, or itchy? Are you noticing that veins in your leg have grown more visible? It may be time to call a specialist. Vein problems are commonly considered to be a cosmetic concern due to the clear appearance of the veins under the skin. However, your vein health impacts more […]

Compression Socks: How They Work to Improve Circulation

Compression Socks: How They Work to Improve Circulation

Sometimes, surgical invention isn’t the first step in handling varicose veins. When you visit the best vascular surgeons in Orlando at Central Florida Vein & Vascular Center for a consultation, they may decide compression socks could help manage your vein health. You may think seeing a specialist for compression socks may be unnecessary since this useful legwear can be [...]

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