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Symptoms of Poor Circulation

Do you have risk factors for circulation problems? Perhaps it runs in your family, or maybe a doctor once mentioned you were at risk for developing issues. If you’re worried about poor circulation, this post may provide some clarity.

Sep 7th, 2020
Are Your Varicose Veins a Sign of Deeper Trouble?

Varicose veins can be frustrating for cosmetic reasons, but they can also cause painful symptoms and develop into more serious health conditions. Learn the complications that can arise from varicose veins and the treatment options available.

Aug 13th, 2020
When Is Leg Swelling Cause for Concern?

Swollen legs are a common malady, especially as we grow older. But is it something you should ignore? The causes can be simple for some, but for others, they can be much more severe. Learn more about possible causes, and when you should be concerned.

Jul 19th, 2020
Tips for Exercising With Peripheral Artery Disease

You’ve been active your whole life, but now you feel pain after only a few minutes of walking. We have the best advice to get you moving again, while helping you navigate your peripheral artery disease symptoms.

Jun 18th, 2020
Treating Varicose Veins: Know Your Options

If your unsightly varicose veins are wrecking your confidence, there are many effective procedures to consider. Learn more about a few of the most popular in-office treatments to improve the look, feel, and health of your legs.

May 4th, 2020
Are There Signs That Varicose Veins Are Developing?

Varicose veins are abnormally gnarled or enlarged veins, visually apparent through the skin. They develop when the veins become damaged due to extended pressure on them or a condition that causes the blood vessel valves to properly function.

Mar 31st, 2020
What Happens When Varicose Veins Go Untreated?

There is a common misconception that varicose veins are purely an aesthetic nuisance. This is simply not true! Varicose veins don’t just appear unsightly – they can also cause health problems.

Mar 31st, 2020
Can Young People Get Varicose Veins, Too?

When you read the words ‘varicose veins,’ which age group do you think of? If you are like most people, you probably think of older adults in their 60s and 70s. Varicose veins are rarely associated with young adults...

Mar 31st, 2020
Your Guide to Varicose Veins in the Feet

Varicose veins are enlarged, discolored, and twisted veins that stand out against the skin and the rest of the body’s veins. Varicose veins are essentially damaged veins that no longer have functioning blood vessel valves...

Mar 31st, 2020
Do Compression Socks Really Work?

Compression socks are legwear designed to increase blood circulation. They are made to fit tightly on the legs and are typically made of stretchy material that squeezes the legs.

Mar 31st, 2020
8 Myths About Venous Insufficiency

Venous insufficiency is a common circulatory system condition that many people develop, especially as they get older. The most noticeable signs are varicose veins or spider veins.

Mar 31st, 2020
What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a dangerous condition marked by the formation of blood clots – most commonly in the legs. The risk of DVT increases as you age with approximately 1 in 1000 adults being diagnosed each year...

Mar 30th, 2020
What is truSculpt 3D? Mar 31, 2020

I want to lose some extra belly fat, but what exactly is truSculpt 3d? truSculpt 3D is a non-surgical treatment for fat reduction that helps patients to lose unwanted fat quickly and safely. truSculpt 3D is produced by Cutera, and is an upgraded version...

Mar 30th, 2020
Types of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are enlarged or gnarled veins that most often appear due to unusually high pressure on the veins, most usually on the thighs, ankles and feet.

Mar 30th, 2020
5 Factors That Can Make You Gain Weight

Why am I gaining so much weight? After a delicious restaurant dinner, you’re stuffed. But when the waiter returns and asks if you want dessert, that chocolate mousse on the menu looks too gorgeous to resist. Or perhaps you get a bag of chips to snack on...

Mar 30th, 2020
Why Do My Varicose Veins Itch?

Varicose veins are large, gnarled and/or twisted veins that are visible through the skin. Varicose veins happen when excessive pressure is put on veins and they become damaged or if there is a circulation problem that causes blood to pool in the veins...

Mar 30th, 2020
First Signs of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) happens when a thrombus (blood clot) forms in a vein that is located deep inside the body. The most common place for DVT to happen is in the legs.

Mar 30th, 2020
TruSculpt vs Liposuction: Which is right for me?

Localized fat can be difficult to get rid of for good. Problem areas like a persistent stomach pooch, fat around the thighs that doesn’t seem to budge, or stubborn love-handle and back bulges are a common concern...

Mar 30th, 2020
7 Simple Rules for Changing the Way You Eat

Weight loss is a touchy subject for most. With America’s obesity epidemic out of control, it is essential that Americans people drop pounds in order to reduce their risk of heart disease and other health complications caused by carrying too much excess..

Mar 30th, 2020
How Much Will My Vein Procedure Cost?

Many people assume that varicose veins are a cosmetic problem that is a result of inactivity, “bad genes” or age. But actually, varicose veins are enlarged veins that occur when the valves in the veins are no longer able to keep the blood flowing to...

Mar 30th, 2020
Are Diabetes and Venous Disease Connected?

At first, it might make sense that diabetes and venous disease are connected, but are the two really linked? Does one cause the other? Venous disease involves poor circulation and diabetes notoriously can wreak havoc on just about every bodily system,...

Mar 30th, 2020
How To Improve Your Circulation

Healthy circulation is vital to living a healthy life. When our blood flows with ease through our body, we think and reason better, we can move without pain and sleep comfortably, without interruption...

Mar 30th, 2020
What are Spider Veins?

Based on name alone, spider veins sound incredibly sinister. However, in most cases they are not painful or indicative of any harm. Those who have them may wish to treat them for beauty and cosmetic reasons – spider veins show up as blue, purple,...

Mar 30th, 2020
Ways To Reduce Your Risk Of Deep Vein Thrombosis

During the initial days of the War on Terror, a number of journalists were “embedded” with combat units to capture the activities and ethos of our boots on the ground defenders. One of those journalists was 39-year old David Bloom,...

Mar 30th, 2020
What is Deep Vein Thrombosis? Mar 31,2020

When a blood clot, also known as a thrombus, forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, this can lead to the development of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT most often occurs in the legs, which has the highest concentration of veins...

Mar 30th, 2020
What Are Vascular Studies?

When it comes to your health, information is often the most powerful tool that can help you make decisions about your life. One of the most important things to keep an eye on is your cardiovascular health...

Mar 30th, 2020
Radiofrequency Ablation vs. Laser Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and endovascular laser ablation (EVLA) are two effective treatments for large veins, varicose veins, or venous insufficiency. Ablation means removal. You may not want or need any kind of treatment for small varicose veins...

Mar 30th, 2020
Exercise, Diet, and Your Heart

A healthy heart requires a balance between plenty of exercise, a good diet, and weight management – so the benefits of each should not be underestimated. In addition to affecting your weight and your hormones, the foods you choose to eat have a...

Mar 30th, 2020
6 Tips for Men with Varicose Veins

Contrary to popular belief, varicose veins aren’t just a female problem. In fact, there is research that suggests men maybe even more likely to suffer from those unsightly, gnarly blood vessels in their legs than women...

Mar 30th, 2020
What Is truSculpt 3D?

Looking your best can seem like a daunting challenge when you have an abundance of body fat, cellulite, and poor skin tone. But now there’s an effective, noninvasive way to check all those problems off your list. It’s called truSculpt® 3D,...

Mar 30th, 2020
Treat Your Arteriosclerosis

Arteriosclerosis is a disease marked by the thickening and narrowing of the arteries due to a poor diet. Arteriosclerosis affects any artery in the body, including the ones in the heart, brain, kidneys, as well as the arms and legs...

Mar 30th, 2020
What Is the VenaSeal System?

People who suffer from unsightly varicose veins and spider veins have had a limited number of choices to rid themselves of them until now. At the end of a long day on their feet, many people who have varicose veins or venous reflux disease will...

Mar 30th, 2020
What Causes Poor Circulation?

Poor circulation is caused by a variety of reasons, and it can affect the quality of your life – and cause a series of unwanted symptoms. Let’s take a look at common symptoms, causes, and prevention of poor circulation.

Mar 30th, 2020
How EVLA Can Help With Your Varicose Veins

Recent advances in medical technology have led to a new method of treating varicose veins for those who would rather avoid potentially painful surgery. Endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) is an alternative to the typical method of tying and removing...

Mar 30th, 2020
Four Reasons You’re Not Losing Belly Fat

Belly Fat Can Be One of the Most Stubborn Areas in the Human Body There’s more reason to get rid of extra body fat, especially in the belly areas, than just for looks and vanity. Excess belly fat, aka excess abdominal fat,...

Mar 30th, 2020
How Do Spider Veins and Varicose Veins Form?

Everyone these days wants to look younger, healthier, and have glowing skin. There are many treatments available to help make this happen, but what can be done about spider veins or varicose veins? And how do they form in the first place?...

Mar 30th, 2020
A Brief History of Cosmetic Procedures

Considering a cosmetic procedure? Have you wondered how plastic surgery and medispa services have evolved throughout history? Humans have pursued the improvement of the self since the beginning of recorded history. By extension, cosmetic surgery is one...

Mar 30th, 2020
How Diabetes Impacts Vein Health

Diabetes is a medical condition in which your blood glucose (blood sugar) levels are too high. Glucose is vitally important to our health because it provides energy and fuel to our body. But when the blood glucose is out of proportion,...

Mar 30th, 2020
When to Visit a Vein Specialist

Many people with varicose veins and spider veins make an attempt to treat their vein issues at home. In the early stages, varicose veins may be treated by elevating the affected area (such as the legs), exercise, and compression wearables,..

Mar 30th, 2020
What is Chronic Venous Insufficiency? Mar 31, 2020

Chronic venous insufficiency – also known as CVI – is a condition that occurs when valves in blood veins in the leg lose their effectiveness, or the venous wall becomes weak. This condition makes it difficult for blood to move from the legs back up...

Mar 30th, 2020
Recovery from Cosmetic Vein Procedures

Varicose and spider veins aren’t only unsightly, they may be an indication of poor vascular health. Fortunately, there are cosmetic procedures that can address the issue of bulging and often painful veins...

Mar 29th, 2020
What Can You Do For Venous Insufficiency?

Our circulatory system works to keep the heart pumping and blood flowing. Arteries bring blood out of the pumping heart, and the veins carry the blood back to the center. Valves guide this continuous cycle and regulate blood flow,...

Mar 29th, 2020
How does laser vein treatment work?

Laser technology is versatile and used in a plethora of medical and cosmetic procedures. Because it is highly effective, a lot of doctors use laser technology to deliver effective and long-term results for a variety of conditions...

Mar 29th, 2020
What Is Venous Insufficiency?

Your arteries are responsible for carrying oxygen-rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body. Your veins then carry the de-oxygenated blood back to the heart. Venous insufficiency refers to when your veins have trouble sending blood...

Mar 29th, 2020
Early Signs of Spider Veins

Spider veins refer to veins that have become visible on the skin due to dilation of blood vessels close to the skin’s surface. They are often called the smaller cousins of varicose veins and are usually red, purple, or blue in color...

Mar 29th, 2020
Why do varicose veins form?

Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged and/or visible. While any vein in the body can become, the most noticeable ones happen in the legs and feet because veins in that part of the body are under increased pressure...

Mar 29th, 2020
Tightening Loose Skin After Losing Weight

Loose skin after weight-loss: the forgotten problem Much of the conversation about weight loss is concerned about the process itself, and not what happens after. While losing a lot of weight is an impressive accomplishment,...

Mar 29th, 2020
What to avoid with varicose veins?

Varicose veins – those bulgy, enlarged veins typically found in the ankles and legs – may not only appear unsightly, they actually can impact your health. Their gnarled and discolored appearance seen through the skin means the valves in your veins...

Mar 29th, 2020
Treatment Options for Spider Veins

Closer to the surface of the skin, spider veins are not as dramatic in appearance as varicose veins but that’s where the differences end. In fact, varicose and spider veins occur when valves in the veins prevent the blood from flowing properly,...

Mar 29th, 2020
Reasons to Go to a Vascular Doctor

If you think the only reason to visit a vascular doctor is to treat spider and varicose veins, think again. Here are just a few of the many reasons you would visit – or be referred to – a vascular doctor. Spider and Varicose Veins Varicose veins – and...

Mar 29th, 2020
What is truSculpt 3D Body Sculpting? Mar 30, 2020

You’ve worked hard to lose the weight – and have kept it off. Congratulations! You look and feel better than you have in years, except for a few stubborn pockets of fat that no amount of diet or exercise seems to erase...

Mar 29th, 2020
Treatments for Deep Vein Thrombosis

Blood clotting is your body’s solution to stop excessive bleeding that may occur as a result of an injury or wound. However, certain kinds of blood clots can also be extremely dangerous, especially when they result from blood pooling in...

Mar 29th, 2020
What Does a Vascular Specialist Treat?

Are you having problems with your veins or with blood circulation? If yes, you probably need to see a vascular specialist. A vascular specialist is a medical physician who specializes and is highly trained in preventing, treating, and diagnosing...

Mar 29th, 2020
What is truSculpt 3D Body Sculpting?

Despite your hard work to lose weight and tone up, losing excess fat in some areas – particularly the tummy, thighs and hips – can be difficult. For those not wanting to undergo surgery or other invasive procedures,...

Mar 29th, 2020
What Are the Side Effects of Venous Ablation?

Venous ablation techniques represent the next generation of treatments for varicose veins. They promise better results with fewer side effects than traditional vein procedures. Nevertheless, venous ablation can still cause some unpleasant side effects...

Mar 29th, 2020
What Can a Vein Clinic Treat?

There are a lot of different doctors available. Each one has a different specialization, making them experts in different subcategories of medal care. One such category is vein care, which is often delivered in vein clinics...

Mar 29th, 2020
Benefits of 3D Body Sculpting

Committing to a healthy diet and exercise routine are the first steps toward being healthy and achieving the body of your dreams. However, diet and exercise are not always enough to achieve the look you want...

Mar 29th, 2020
Types of Vascular Surgery

Your vascular system – the veins and arteries that deliver oxygen to every living cell in your body – is critical to maintaining good health. When these blood vessels become blocked, serious trouble arises...

Mar 29th, 2020
The Science of Fat Cells

With statistics showing that almost two-thirds of the adult U.S. population is overweight or obese, excess body fat is a concern for Americans. Many Americans seek to eliminate it, whether it be out of concern for the related health risks such as heart...

Mar 29th, 2020
What Is Chronic Venous Insufficiency?

When excess pressure is placed on our veins, particularly in our legs, the veins can develop problems with pushing “used” blood back to the heart for recirculation. When these problems develop, blood can pool in certain areas in the veins and can cause...

Mar 29th, 2020
Varicose Veins: Are They Dangerous?

It’s hard to deny that varicose veins can be painful and unsightly. But can they be dangerous to your health? If you think the best way to deal with varicose veins is to hide them under socks or slacks,...

Mar 29th, 2020