When Is It Time to See A Doctor?

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Varicose veins are a progressively deteriorating condition. If you notice visible varicose veins or experience symptoms such as leg heaviness, nighttime cramping, swelling, achiness or tenderness, it is time to be evaluated by a physician. Contemporary management of varicose veins and venous insufficiency involves obtaining a comprehensive history, performing a physical examination and evaluating the… Read more »

10 Things You Need To Know About Venous Stasis Ulcers

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Venous stasis ulcers affect more than half a million people in the United States annually, making it the most common type of leg ulcer. Venous stasis ulcers result from a poorly functioning venous system. The veins of the legs are not efficiently or effectively pumping blood back to the heart and this creates elevated pressures… Read more »

Am I At Risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis?

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If you suffer from varicose veins, you may be at risk for developing a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a potentially fatal blood clot in a deep vein. DVT is often first noticed as a pulling or pressure type sensation in the lower leg and can be extremely painful. Associated symptoms may also include warmth, redness… Read more »

Help! My Legs Won’t Stop Moving At Night’

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Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a disorder that involves abnormal sensation and movement in the legs. People who suffer from RLS experience an unpleasant feeling or sensation in their legs when the lie down or when they have been sitting still for an extended period. Often this occurs when they are getting ready to go… Read more »

How to Deal with Varicose Vein Pain at the Ankle

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It’s no secret that varicose veins can cause pain in your legs as well as other areas, such as your ankles. If you are dealing with ankle pain stemming from varicose veins, we are here to help. We have put together a few tips to help ease the pain. Take a look:

3 Vitamins for Healthy Veins

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A lack of proper nutrients in your diet can be a contributing factor to the development of varicose and spider veins. Though vitamins are not intended to fix these conditions on their own, taking them daily could work to improve the health of your veins. Take a look at 3 vitamins that can work to… Read more »

Three Side Effects Associated with Spider Veins

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Spider veins that are present on the legs are not only unsightly, they have many side effects that are associated with them as well. We have put together three side effects that are associated with spider veins to help you understand this condition. Take a look:

Tips for Preventing Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

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Developing varicose veins during pregnancy happens to a number of women and can be difficult to deal with long after the baby is born. In order to keep your legs looking great throughout pregnancy, it is important to make sure you keeping your veins healthy. Take a look at some tips for preventing varicose veins… Read more »