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Outdoor Recreational Exercises That Help Varicose Veins

June 18, 2021 • • Vein Care
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One of the most important things to understand about varicose veins is that they in and of themselves shouldn’t prevent you from regular exercises and similar activities. In fact, quite the contrary – there are a wide range of different outdoor recreational exercises that can help relieve a lot of the symptoms that you may be feeling. Understanding which options are available to you is the key to using as many of them as possible to your advantage. Fun Alaska Activities That Help Varicose Veins There are a wide range of different fun ways to exercise outdoors that can definitely help relieve the issues you’re experiencing with varicose veins....

Does Smoking Marijuana Cause Varicose Veins?

May 18, 2021 • • Varicose Veins
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Varicose veins are those swollen, twisted veins just beneath the surface of your skin that appear whenever blood pressure increases inside your veins. They can be a sign of something serious, and should never be taken lightly. Risk factors include old age, pregnancy, obesity and others. There has even been some discussion as to whether smoking marijuana in particular could cause varicose veins in patients. Known Differences Between Marijuana and Tobacco One of the major differences between marijuana and tobacco comes by way of the fact that the latter acts as a stimulant....

Nobody Likes Varicose Veins, Here’s How to Get Rid of Them

April 17, 2021 • • Varicose Veins

Unfortunately, Only Medical Treatments Are Effective Varicose veins can be painful. Common symptoms include aches, burning sensations, throbbing, tingling, or restlessness in the legs. People who suffer from varicose veins often seek home remedies, only to find these don’t really work. While at home treatments may offer some relief, medical treatment plans are the only effective solution. To diagnose your varicose veins, your healthcare provider will do a physical exam and ask you specific questions regarding your symptoms and pain. They will also likely run some noninvasive tests and provide you with options to slow the growth, along with different types of treatments to resolve your conditio...

How to Check for DVT At Home

March 17, 2021 • • DVTVein Treatment
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Worried You Have Deep Vein Thrombosis? Having deep vein thrombosis (DVT), can put you at a serious risk of developing a life-threatening complication. When blood clots that are deep in your veins due to DVT break apart, they can travel to other parts of your body, including your lungs. This complication can become deadly without immediate medical care. It’s important to be aware of how to check for symptoms of DVT on your own, so you can get the care you need to reduce the risk of complication...

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