High Heels and Vein Function

By Dr. Eston Wenger / March 2, 2023 /

There is no way to get rid of varicose veins without treatment, but there are some things you can do to help manage pain and lessen the chance for your varicose veins to get worse. Drinking plenty of water, elevating your legs, and exercising regularly are great places to start, but did you know that…

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Why Choose Dr. Eston Wenger

By Dr. Eston Wenger / February 20, 2023 /

Making the decision to seek medical treatment for a disease or condition can feel like a huge undertaking. It can be easy to get overwhelmed by the different treatment options or to have analysis paralysis when choosing a doctor. We understand the anxiety that can accompany these big decisions and want to help answer any…

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What is Venous Insufficiency

By Dr. Eston Wenger / February 7, 2023 /

Have you ever heard the term venous insufficiency? If not, you might be able to guess, to some degree, what it means. Venous: (adjective) of, relation to, or of the nature of a vein. Insufficiency: (noun) inability to function normally. But what is venous insufficiency specifically and what role do varicose veins play in venous…

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Alcohol and Vein Health

By Dr. Eston Wenger / December 30, 2022 /

Would you be surprised to learn that during the cold winter months alcohol consumption increases? Some reasons for the spike in imbibing at this time of year could be due to added stress during the holidays, seasonal depression, additional celebrating, or boredom from being inside so much. But those who are predisposed to venous insufficiency,…

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Early Warning Signs of Vein Problems

By Dr. Eston Wenger / December 15, 2022 /

Do any of your family members suffer from varicose veins? If so, it’s a good idea to be on the lookout for tell-tale signs that you might be developing them. Almost 50% of varicose vein patients report having a family history of varicose veins, and while genetics play a role in their development, varicose veins…

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Don’t Miss Out

By Dr. Eston Wenger / November 24, 2022 /

There are so many fun things to do this time of year, like decorating the house, caroling, volunteering, shopping, and baking all of the cookies. With all of these festive activities planned, you’re sure to spend a lot of extra time on your feet. Extra time standing during the day can put added pressure on…

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How to Prepare for Treatment

By Dr. Eston Wenger / November 4, 2022 /

If you have tried conservative treatments for varicose veins like elevating your legs and wearing compression stockings, but are still suffering, then it’s time for you to find a more long-term solution. There are some great options for treatment of varicose veins that are minimally invasive, outpatient procedures that require little downtime and have a…

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Whole Health

By Dr. Eston Wenger / October 21, 2022 /

What does it mean to live a healthy life? Eating nutrient rich foods, abstaining from harmful habits, and exercising regularly all contribute in a big way to your overall health. But living a health focused life also means, being proactive about your health, taking care of your body when you are in pain, and making…

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Spider Veins

By Dr. Eston Wenger / September 26, 2022 /

Many people who suffer from the aches and pains of varicose veins are not hesitant to seek treatment. This venous disease can be quite uncomfortable and the thick, ropelike veins are hard to ignore. But what about spider veins? Is there an option to treat or remove these smaller, more thread-like veins? Spider veins are…

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Back to School Routines for Vein Health

By Dr. Eston Wenger / September 2, 2022 /

The summer is winding down and it is officially ‘back to school’ time. That means transitioning out of simpler, mellow summertime living into a more structured, robust school schedule. Earlier wake-up times, long pick-up line waits, and evening activities can leave you scrambling to keep up with your healthy routines. Adjusting to a changing schedule…

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