Its TRUE – Men have Varicose Veins – Too!

YES, men can develop those knotty, twisted bulging veins called varicose veins just like women. Most of us think varicose veins are a female problem, not true. You may be surprised to learn, 45 % of all men experience varicose veins at some point in their lifetime. What’s disturbing, is men are less likely to seek treatment for their … Continue reading "Its TRUE – Men have Varicose Veins – Too!"

What can I do – DAILY – to Improve my Vein Circulation?

Circulation is the process of your heart pumping blood through your veins. As the blood circulates, it delivers good oxygen and nutrients to the body’s cells and gets rid of excess waste in our system. Good vein circulation is vital in preventing vein disease and maintaining health for your entire body. Bad things start happening … Continue reading "What can I do – DAILY – to Improve my Vein Circulation?"

Spider Veins – How can I prevent them?

What are Spider Veins? Small blood vessels near the surface, typically blue or red colored that are dilated appearing in a cluster or spiderweb (hence the name). Spider veins are not dangerous, and they are not essential for circulation, however they can be extremely unattractive. They typically show up on face and legs. Unfortunately, this … Continue reading "Spider Veins – How can I prevent them?"

Long Distance – Holiday Traveling – and your Risk of Vein Disease!

Just the mention of blood clots associated with vascular vein disease sounds scary. The week before and the week of Christmas is one of the busiest travel times of the year. You may be traveling great distance to see your family and friends – planes, trains or automobiles. We try to remind and educate our … Continue reading "Long Distance – Holiday Traveling – and your Risk of Vein Disease!"

The BUZZ about Compression Socks – for Athletics & Everyday Work-Outs!!

What's all the BUZZ about - The Media Explosion and the Widespread acceptance of wearing athletic compression socks as an effective tool - when working out? You’ve probably already made your NEW YEAR resolution! You want to tone your body up a notch. You want to get in shape early this year, so when Spring Break … Continue reading "The BUZZ about Compression Socks – for Athletics & Everyday Work-Outs!!"