Category: General

Should I Be Concerned About Dark Veins?

March 10, 2021 0 Comments
Concerned About Dark Veins?

Have you noticed some dark veins on your legs, arms, or face that you hadn't noticed before? It's not uncommon to be able to see blue veins deep under the skin, but perhaps, your veins have become raised and darker in color. Over time you may have also noticed some other symptoms like heaviness or swelling in your legs or pain around the veins. While these symptoms may just be aesthetically unappealing or uncomfortable, they can also point to underlying health conditions that need to be treated. Let's take a look at what regular changes or factors cause dark veins, and when it's time to be concerned.

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Let’s Talk About Veins and Venous Diseases

February 24, 2021 0 Comments
Let's Talk About Veins and Venous Diseases

Remember back to high school anatomy class, where the teacher explained how your body worked, and you were like, "yeah, yeah, yeah. What's on the test?" Don't you wish you'd paid more attention? Maybe so. Maybe not. But as you head into your 30's and beyond, your body needs a lot more of your attention and your understanding. It's a pretty complex system of systems. And it can be confusing to know what's what. Since our specialty is veins, that's what we're going to focus on in this article—your veins, what they do, and what happens when they get sick.

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Strengthening Your Veins and Arteries

February 10, 2021 0 Comments
Strengthening Your Veins and Arteries

How much thought do you give to your veins and arteries? You probably exercise because you want to lose weight, build muscle or strengthen your heart. But did you know that your veins and arteries need your attention too? Just like your muscles, your veins and arteries need a workout. When you strengthen them, you may not notice a difference like you would when you work on your back, arms or legs. But that doesn't mean you aren't getting results. However, you may notice when your veins and arteries aren't getting the workout that they need because your legs may swell or feel sore, or you may end up with signs of veinous disease.

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Varicose Veins vs Spider Veins Let’s Talk

January 20, 2021 0 Comments
Varicose Veins vs Spider Veins Let’s Talk

Spider veins and varicose veins affect nearly 40 million Americans. You have about a 50% chance that one or the other or both pop will up on your skin. And when they do, you are going to have questions. Are spider veins and varicose veins the same thing? How do you tell the difference? Does one cause the other? Are they dangerous? Are they permanent? Will they go away? Can they be managed? Are there treatments available? We know that you've got a lot of questions about spider veins vs varicose veins. Here's great news- we've got answers!

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Spider Veins FAQ’s: What You Need to Know

December 22, 2020 0 Comments
Spider Veins FAQs

Spider veins, you know you've got them when you see little purple or red spider webs spread out across your skin. It can be a shock the first time you see a cluster of them but don't worry. These little veins may be unsightly, but they usually don't cause any harm. And they can be removed if you don't want them hanging around on your skin. Want to know more about spider veins and spider vein removal? We're here to answer your spider veins FAQs.

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