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.
The first thing everyone should be aware of is that you don’t have to live with those unsightly spider veins and varicose veins on your legs for the rest of your life. There is a treatment called sclerotherapy. Discover the 8 things you should know about sclerotherapy.
We have all seen adults with those bulging purple veins in the legs. While they are unsightly, there are also some serious underlying issues linked to those veins. You may not have that severe of a problem, so you don’t think you need to worry. The truth is, any type of small varicose veins are the beginning of signs you may have chronic venous insufficiency.
Many of us consider varicose veins to be a malady found only in women, but venous insufficiency can occur in both men and women. Here’s what you should know about varicose veins in men.
Many women abhor the summer months with the return of pretty sundresses, shorts, and even ankle-length pants. They prefer to hide their legs due to their ugly varicose veins around their ankles and on their legs, but why are women prone to varicose veins?
Does insurance cover varicose vein treatment? As with all treatments and procedures, insurance will only cover those which are medically necessary, and not for just cosmetic reasons. Keep reading to discover which types of varicose veins and treatments your insurance will pay for and why.