Edema is a condition causing your legs to swell. It can also affect your feet and ankles. There are multiple causes of edema including varicose veins. If your legs and ankles swell frequently, read further about varicose veins and edema.
Do you have varicose veins? Have you ever thought that your diet could cause them, make them worse, could help relieve their symptoms, or even prevent them? There is more to the story, so let’s dive into how diet affects varicose veins.
April 5th is your LAST CHANCE to receive a FREE Vein Screening during our free vein consultation event at Vein Center of Brinton Lake. All appointments are private and follow our S.A.F.E COVID procedures.
During your private appointment, you’ll meet with one of our physicians and a vascular sonographer to learn if you suffer from vein disease and what treatment options are available to you.
Free Vein Screening appointments are available on April 5th from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Call us today at 610-579-3516 to schedule an appointment.
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We are all familiar with those unsightly purple and blue veins we notice on other people’s legs and ankles. Are they starting to appear on your own legs? They may only be faint, but don’t ignore them, and covering them up with long pants won’t make them go away. There are numerous health implications and risks of leaving vein disease untreated.
Roaring fires, hot cocoa, and comfy sweaters all epitomize relaxing evenings during winter. At the same time, if you are someone who is vascularly compromised, you should have a clear understanding of how cold weather affects circulation and varicose veins. You might be surprised.
Those tiny spider veins on your legs are the very first signs that your circulation may be at risk. You can ignore them, but don’t think they will go away on their own. The hard truth is they will only get worse. That’s exactly why knowing the stages of vein disease & when to take action is essential.
Got varicose veins? If you are a woman, have a family history of varicose veins, are getting older, and smoke, your answer is probably yes. Unfortunately, these and other conditions increase your risk for developing varicose and spider veins. Lack of movement is another reason they develop. Sitting all day? Here are ways you can prevent varicose veins.