Leg vein blockages, or clots, are a result of some vascular health conditions and can be problematic if left untreated. Blockages occur when blood moves too slowly through the veins, which then causes blood to clot, as well as inflammation in the veins. In this blog, we will discuss what causes leg vein blockages, theRead More
Varicose Veins Treatment Tampa FL
How to Prevent Painful Veins
Varicose veins are enlarged veins that commonly develop in the legs. While many people do not develop other symptoms, some do. Varicose veins, due to their underlying cause and progression, have been known to cause pain, discomfort, and heaviness in the legs. Nobody wants to deal with painful veins in their legs. It is aRead More
How Does Leg Vein Surgery Work?
Varicose veins can cause a feeling of discomfort and heaviness in the legs. If the problem is severe, the veins could burst, and ulceration and infection can become a problem. There are risks associated with untreated varicose veins. While the damaged leg vein valves cannot be fixed, the enlarged and twisted veins themselves can beRead More
When To Seek Help for Varicose Veins on The Legs?
According to reports, 23% of people in the US are affected by varicose veins, and the most common places for varicose veins to develop is on the legs. While most people seek varicose vein treatment for aesthetic purposes only, there are other medical reasons to seek medical treatment for varicose veins. Let’s talk about whatRead More
Symptoms of Venous Disease
The heart pumps nutrient-dense and oxygenated blood to the body through thick-walled blood vessels called arteries; the deoxygenated and depleted blood is then sent back to the heart through thin-walled vessels called veins. Tiny capillaries connect the arteries and veins. Because the veins are much farther away from the heart than the arteries are, theyRead More
Are Varicose Veins Causing You Problems? Visit a Vein Doctor
If you have varicose veins on your legs, you know them by their bulging, twisted appearance. The issue with severe varicose veins is that they can indicate a condition called venous insufficiency, which can cause serious health problems such as blood clots. It can also cause chronic leg pain. Our veins have a series ofRead More
Varicose Veins: Causes, Prevention Tips, and Treatment Methods
Varicose veins—the dreaded bluish-purple, twisted, bulging veins that typically appear on the legs and ankles. Beyond being a cosmetic nuisance, varicose veins can cause burning or throbbing sensation, swelling, and muscle cramping; itchiness; and worsening pain in the lower legs after prolonged standing. While varicose veins are mostly innocuous, there are cases when they canRead More