News from The VEIN Specialists

Just What are Varicose Veins?

We’ve all heard of varicose veins and most likely have seen them on the legs of our mothers, dads or grandparents. But did you know that not all varicose veins are visible on the leg? More than half of all … Continue reading

Men and Varicose Veins

You may be surprised to learn that as many as 45 percent of all men experience varicose veins at some point in their lives. The number one cause of varicose veins in men, as in women, is family history. Lifestyle … Continue reading

Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

The joy of pregnancy probably doesn’t include varicose veins for most women. VARICOSE VEINS AND PREGNANCY:  Varicose veins occur during pregnancy for many reasons but heredity is a major contributing factor. Other factors are rising hormone levels during pregnancy, which cause … Continue reading

Has Leg Pain Stopped Your Dancing

Leg Pain Stopped Your Dancing?

Have you stopped enjoying dancing or other physical activities because of leg pain? Do you have aching, painful or restless legs, heaviness, swollen ankles or muscle cramping? If so, you might have varicose veins. More than half of all women … Continue reading

Deep-Vein-Thrombosis

Travel and Deep Vein Thrombosis

Spring & Summer Travel Can Increase Your Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is the formation of a blood clot inside a vein deep in the body, especially in the leg, and can be a complication … Continue reading