Author Archive: Veins

Superficial Thrombophlebitis: Are Varicose Veins the Culprit?

Is the skin on your leg red, warm and does it look inflamed? What you might be experiencing is Superficial Thrombophlebitis – an inflammation, thrombosis or infection of superficial veins. Superficial veins are the veins just below the surface of the skin and the condition itself can occur in the neck, arms, but most typically […]

Published on: 26 August 2015
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Fuller’s Earth for Varicose Veins: Yes or No?

Up to 50% of American population is now being affected by various venous disorders, such as varicose and spider veins, and chronic venous insufficiency. Our current western lifestyles make our veins more vulnerable and prone to develop varicose veins, and what was formerly mainly the problem of old people is now becoming an issue for […]

Published on: 24 August 2015
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Painful Finale of Varicose Veins: Leg Ulcers

Leg ulcers are open sores on your ankles and legs which won’t heal within a four-week period and they are very painful. The symptoms of a leg ulcer are extremely obvious and you can’t miss them:  pain, swelling and itching in the affected area, as well as hardened, discolored skin around the sore and potentially […]

Published on: 19 August 2015
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Restless Leg Syndrome: Are Varicose Veins Related?

Are you not able to fall asleep in the evening or do you constantly wake up in the middle of the night because of a creeping sensation and irresistible urge to move your arms and legs? This article will be helpful to all insomniacs out there who can’t get a good night sleep because their body […]

Published on: 17 August 2015
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Birth Control Pill: Am I at Risk of DVT?

Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism now affect up to 900,000 people in the United States each year and the numbers are still on the rise. Deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot that forms in the deep veins of your body, usually in lower extremities. The blood clot itself is not life-threatening, although it […]

Published on: 13 August 2015
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Famous for That Popping Vein!

Bulging veins in your face are not a major health issue. They typically show up in the middle of the forehead or on the temples, and become more prominent with increasing age – this is because as you grow old, the skin relaxes and thins which enables veins in those areas to protrude more than […]

Published on: 12 August 2015
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Who’s at Risk on a Long-haul Flight?

Air travel has become one of the main means of transport for many people. Whether you fly internationally on vacation or domestically on business, so far flying is the fastest way to get to the point of destination. Unfortunately, even flying is not without its risks, and I’m not talking engine failure or adverse weather […]

Published on: 7 August 2015
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Marigold for Varicose Veins: Yes or No?

Vein-related disorders have become one of the most frequent chronic diseases amongst Americans – 50% of them are experiencing at least a minor case of chronic venous insufficiency – a condition of damaged vein valves and poor blood circulation that typically results in varicose veins. Various factors affect the development of varicose veins: genetics, hormonal […]

Published on: 6 August 2015
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Varicose Veins in Numbers

Countless books and newspaper articles have been written about varicose and spider veins, and together with the development of Internet, there is so much information about vein-related disorders, it is becoming increasingly hard to understand everything unless you have an MD degree.   The medical Board Specialty that deals with anything related to your veins […]

Published on: 30 July 2015
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Royal Family of Facial Redness

Many men and women suffer from a common condition called facial redness. The embarrassing, constant look of a ripe tomato can occur for various reasons, but it’s generally caused by spider veins and broken capillaries in the face – facial telangiectasias. The most frequent factor telangiectasias can be associated with is Acne Rosacea which mainly affects the […]

Published on: 29 July 2015
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