1. Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins can happen to anyone, but they are especially common in pregnant women. These raised, swollen blood vessels bulge near the surface of the skin and most commonly occur in your legs, but may also appear elsewhere on your lower body, even on your rectum and vulva. For many pregnant women, these unsightly veins are uncomfortable or make them feel self-conscious, but you don’t have to …Read More

  2. All About Sclerotherapy

    At the Center for Advanced Vein Care, one of the procedures we offer is ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy. This minimally invasive treatment is used to treat varicose and spider veins, and can be done in our vein clinic with very little downtime. This effective treatment has been used for decades to fade the appearance of these pesky and often uncomfortable veins. However, many people are not aware …Read More

  3. The Essential Guide to Compression Therapy

    When you have a vein condition, compression therapy is essential for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Compression therapy is the use of compression socks or stockings to support veins and promote blood flow to your legs. Your doctor may prescribe compression therapy if you recently have undergone vein surgery or if you have varicose or spider veins. While you might associate compression stockings …Read More

  4. Start Now For Healthy Legs In Spring

    Treating varicose veins is a process that takes longer than most people realize, in part, because of insurance regulations. Virtually all insurance companies have a six-week to three-month compression stocking requirement before treatment can be approved. And that approval process can take up to another month after the conclusion of the stocking requirement. That means treatment can be delayed by …Read More

  5. Worst Exercises for Varicose Veins

    While exercise is an important part of your vein health, there are certain exercises you should avoid if you have varicose veins or are at risk for developing them. In this blog, we will go over which exercises are to be avoided to maintain the health of your veins. Running Unfortunately, while running does strengthen your calf muscles, it is also very hard on your body. The high-impact nature of …Read More

  6. Best Exercises for Varicose Veins

    If you have varicose veins, you have likely spoken with your vein doctor about the importance of exercise. Exercise is important for vein health because it strengthens your calf muscles, which in turn, improves the circulation in your legs. While exercise generally improves vein health, that doesn’t mean that athletes are immune from vein diseases. In fact, there are certain exercises that are a…Read More

  7. 5 Nutrition Tips for Healthy Veins

    You may be aware that your diet has an effect on your overall health, but you may never have considered how your food choices affect your veins. If you have varicose veins or other vein conditions, it is pertinent to make conscious dietary choices that help your vein health. Read on for some tips on how to maintain healthy veins through diet. Amp up the antioxidants Antioxidants can have many bene…Read More

  8. 6 Tips For Preventing Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are, at best, unsightly, and at worst, can contribute to much more serious issues with your veins. Therefore, it is crucial that you understand them and what you can do to prevent them. In our previous blog, we went over some factors that contribute to the development of varicose veins to give you a greater understanding of this vein problem. In these blog, we will go over some tips…Read More

  9. Contributing Factors to Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are enlarged veins that usually appear on the legs, ankles, and feet. Roughly half of all adults will develop varicose veins or spider veins in their lifetime. Genetics play the biggest role in the development of varicose veins, but there are other factors that contribute to them as well. Therefore, there are lifestyle choices you can make that are healthier for your veins and may p…Read More