You're all ready for a night out on the town, your look in the mirror, and there it is… Acne! Eek! Isn't Acne only something teenagers get? Shouldn't these breakouts have gone away by now? I mean, you've tried every lotion, potion, and spot treatment there is. You've cut out dairy. That's supposed to work, right?read more
Broken Blood Vessels in the Face: Can They Be Removed?
Seeing a broken blood vessel anywhere on your body can cause you to panic. Even worse is when you look in the mirror and see one on your face. Those little purple or red spider webs reach across your skin like something out of a horror film. But don't panic!read more
Is DIM Safe? Your Questions Answered
The world of supplements is a confusing one. There are so many supplements out there, so many miracle cures, so many brand names, so many products that it's almost impossible for a regular person, even a highly intelligent one, to sort through all of the information and make an informed decision about which supplements are effective and which are safe. If you've landed on Diindolylmethane (DIM) as a possible antidote to conditions and issues related to hormone imbalance, then you know that it has been used quite effectively to prevent cancer and balance sex hormones. There is, however, the lingering question…is it safe? The best way to answer this question is to understand what DIM is and how it works.read more
What Is a Vein Specialist?
Do varicose veins plague you? Have they become more than a cosmetic issue? Are they tender or itchy? Are you concerned that there may be something else going on that may negatively affect your overall health? Whether you want to get rid of those varicose veins because they're ruining your social life or because you worry that they are a health issue, you need a vein specialist.read more
8 Signs That It’s Time to Call the Vein Doctor!
Varicose veins can be ugly. Many people have them removed because they want to have their beautiful skin back. You may not have considered vein...read more
Should I Be 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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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!read more
Forget About Varicose Veins and Spider Veins: New Year, New Legs!
A new year is upon us! Are you the kind of person that loves to make New Year’s resolutions but finds it difficult to follow...read more