Eat Your Way to Healthier Veins

Your vascular system has over 60,000 miles of arteries, veins and other blood vessels. They play a significant role in circulation, carrying oxygen and nutrient-rich blood from various parts of your body back to your heart. As people age, problems can develop in the veins and cause a variety of complications. Early symptoms may seem […]

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New Baby, New Veins

Pregnancy is an exciting time of life as you plan and prepare for that new little bundle to arrive. Unfortunately, those nine months can also be overridden with a host of unpleasant side effects, including nausea, back pain and (yes, indeed!) the appearance of varicose veins. While many women get lucky and see those swollen […]

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Winter & Varicose Veins: Staying Active in the Winter is Important for Vein Health

Varicose veins are a serious but treatable medical condition and may also be a sign of underlying venous disease. Beneath the skin’s surface, veins bulge when the valves that regulate the flow of blood from the heart to the legs malfunction. Left untreated, these ropey veins can lead to phlebitis (vein inflammation), thrombosis, skin ulcers, […]

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