Have you ever thought about the role your circulatory system plays in your overall health and wellbeing? Maybe not; especially if you aren’t having any noticeable issues. But if you suffer from varicose veins, it’s a good idea to understand what is going on in you body and how the weakened valves in you leg…

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Are you one of the millions of Americans who suffer from varicose veins? Are you looking for treatment options, but are unsure which treatment is right for you? Doing your research is the first step to taking control of your vein health. Let’s look at the treatment options offered by vein specialist Dr. Eston Wenger…

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veins

If you are one of the roughly 40 million people in America who have varicose veins, then you might be wondering if seeking treatment is necessary. If your veins aren’t imposing on your daily activities, or aren’t causing you great discomfort right now, seeing a doctor to go over your treatment options might seem like…

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Varicose veins can be a painful indication of a more serious issue: damaged valves in your leg veins. This issue can become serious enough that if left untreated, another painful issue can arise called venous skin ulcers. Venous skin ulcers, also known as leg ulcers, are another indication that it’s time to see a Vascular/…

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When discussing your health, it’s important to have all of the right information so you can make decisions that are right for you. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions regarding varicose veins and their treatment that could cause people to put off getting the help they need. Your vein health is an important part of your…

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Not enough time. It’s not really that bad. Everyone else’s needs are more important. These are only a few of the many reasons people come up with to not see a doctor about vein issues. Do any of these excuses sound familiar to you? It can be hard to decide when the right time to…

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As Mother’s Day quickly approaches, we’d like to take a moment to put the spotlight on you moms. You’re usually so quick to put the focus on others, taking care of everyone else first, but it’s important to take care of yourself too. And that includes taking care of your veins and vein health. While…

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The days are getting longer and flowers are blooming; Spring is just around the corner. And we all know what it means as the weather becomes more pleasant and the temperature climbs – shorts season is almost upon us. For a lot of people, the Spring is a time to be more active, to get…

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In normal, healthy, veins, blood is constantly being circulated back up from the leg veins to the heart. Due to age, pregnancy, weight, or standing on your feet for long periods of time, the valves in your veins can weaken. If the valves in your veins have weakened, then your blood has a much harder…

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varicose legs

If you suffer from varicose veins, then you are probably all too familiar with the discomfort that they can cause. Your legs might feel achy and sore; the skin near your varicose veins might itch, or your legs might feel heavier than normal. These are all common side effects of varicose veins and you are…

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