Let’s start with some facts about how varicose veins and spider veins are similar. They are quite common and half of adults over age 50 have them. That includes 55% of women and 45% of men. They are both abnormal blood vessels. Maybe you have them or suspect you do. So now let’s find out about varicose veins vs spider veins: what’s the difference?
Tips For Flying Safely With Varicose Veins
Flying for long distances with varicose veins can be risky. Risky does not necessarily mean dangerous, but there are some precautions you should take even if your flight is a shorter one. Pay attention to the following tips for flying safely with varicose veins.
Is There Anything I Can Do to Prevent Spider Veins?
Is there anything I can do to prevent spider veins? Sadly, you can’t 100% prevent spider veins, especially if they are genetic, however you can reduce the pressure causing them to develop. Let’s find out how.
Varicose Veins And Edema: What To Know
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.
How Does Diet Affect Varicose Veins?
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.
Last Chance For a Free Vein Screening
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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Risks of Leaving Vein Disease Untreated
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.
Varicose Veins And Exercise: What You Should Know
Varicose veins cause leg fatigue, cramps, aches, and a feeling of heaviness in your legs. If you have varicose veins, exercise can be beneficial as long as you are doing the right kind of exercises and making some modifications. Varicose veins and exercise: what you should know.
Free Vein Screenings | February 2nd, March 3rd, and April 5th
Join Vein Center at Brinton Lake for a FREE Vein Screening during our free vein consultation event. All appointments are private and follow our S.A.F.E COVID procedures.
How Cold Weather Affects Circulation And Varicose Veins
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.