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Seeking Treatment for Varicose Veins

February 14, 2018 • • Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are an incredibly common problem, and they tend to worsen over time. If you think you may have varicose veins, you need to seek treatment from a qualified professional as soon as possible to deal with your condition.  What Are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are abnormal veins that are most likely to develop in the legs. These veins usually appear because of venous reflux disease, which is a condition caused by malfunctioning valves within the veins. When the valves stop working properly, they allow blood to flow backward and pool, which leads to dilation of the veins....

5 Tips to Travel Without Varicose Vein Pain this Summer

February 10, 2018 • • Varicose Veins

Summer vacation season has arrived, and if you’re not careful, travel conditions and lifestyle changes can bring on painful varicose veins. Whether you’re traveling around the world or enjoying a local “staycation” in Mesa, use our expert tips to enjoy your summer activities without complications from varicose veins. How Summertime Can Worsen Varicose Veins Being on vacation, perhaps with different activities and routines than normal, means you should pay more attention to your vein health and proper circulation. This is especially true if you already have varicose veins or if they run in your family. Here’s how to avoid vein pain: Alternate sitting with standing and walking....

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure to Avoid Venous Reflux Disease

January 26, 2018 • • Vein Disease

High blood pressure contributes to serious cardiovascular and circulatory problems, including varicose veins, venous reflux disease and heart attack. Also called HBP or hypertension, high blood pressure can lower your quality of life and even kill–silently. HBP may have no symptoms at all, so it’s crucial to have your blood pressure, heart and vascular health checked regularly. What is High Blood Pressure? Hypertension (also known as HBP or high blood pressure) occurs when the heart pumps blood at high pressure through your blood vessels. This hard pumping can create tiny tears in the arteries, where cholesterol can build up and HBP can also damage tiny vein valves....

What to Expect at a Vein Treatment Clinic

January 12, 2018 • • Vein Treatment

When you visit a vein treatment clinic for the first time, you may not know what to expect. Seeking treatment for spider veins or varicose veins can be overwhelming, and you may be feeling nervous and/or confused. Below is some information to put your mind at ease about your first visit.  What is a Vein Treatment Clinic? A vein treatment clinic is a medical facility dedicated to the treatment of abnormal veins, including spider veins and varicose veins. These clinics are able to diagnose various vein conditions and recommend the treatment options that are most appropriate for the patient....

Understanding Venous Reflux Disease

December 27, 2017 • • Vein Disease

Venous reflux disease is a chronic condition that leads to the development of abnormal veins. This condition occurs most commonly in the legs, when the veins don’t allow blood to flow normally back to the heart. Instead, the valves in these veins stop working properly and allow blood to flow the wrong direction. This leads to pooling of blood and dilation of the blood in your legs. This condition can be painful and embarrassing, leading to a variety of symptoms. Fortunately, it can also be treated effectively....

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