Posts tagged: blood clot

6 Famous People Who’ve Suffered from Varicose Veins

If you have varicose veins, you’re not alone. Statistics show that more than 50% of women and 40% of men suffer from some form of venous disease. Even some of your favorite celebrities have been spotted with bulging veins! Read on to learn which celebrities have battled varicose veins and understand the likely causes of […]

Published on: 18 October 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Jessica Alba May Be Suffering from Varicose Veins

In an interview published last month, actress Jessica Alba admitted to wearing compression socks every time she travels. She tells US Weekly: “I never travel without my circulation socks, Honest Beauty Magic Balm for my face, Honest Organic Healing Balm for my feet, a hydrating face mask and my Turbie Twist. Sexy!” While Alba has […]

Published on: 6 September 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Does Medicare Cover Varicose Veins Repair?

If you are on Medicare and are considering having your varicose veins repaired, you’re probably wondering if your plan will cover the treatment. Medicare coverage varies by state and region, so the only way to know for sure if Medicare will cover your procedure is by having your doctor request a preauthorization; the outcome of […]

Published on: 5 August 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

Blood Thinners 101

Blood thinners are not as rare these days as you might think – up to 3 million people need to take blood thinning medication in the US each year. Also known as anti-platelet drugs or anticoagulants, blood thinners affect your body’s ability to form blood clots and as such are used in cases of serious […]

Published on: 26 June 2015
Posted by: Veins

Deep Vein Thrombosis: Are Varicose Veins the Culprit?

Sometimes it can be just a severe bruise from a bike fall, or swollen legs after a gym workout or a long-haul flight. Ailments and sores that in most cases really are what they seem to be and can be ignored without further attention. Unfortunately, there are cases when these little ailments are just symptoms […]

Published on: 10 June 2015
Posted by: Veins

Pulmonary Embolism: Are Varicose Veins the Culprit?

Spring is the time when everything wakes up after the winter time – including your allergies, colds and flus. You experience the typical symptoms of feeling tired, being short of breath and coughing endlessly. In most cases, you will take some vitamins and look forward to the summer, but sometimes all these symptoms can be […]

Published on: 6 April 2015
Posted by: Veins

Economy Class Syndrome: Should I Worry on a Long-Haul Flight?

Air travel – we love it because the plane can take us thousands of miles in a relatively short period of time. Until the guy next to us starts to snore, a baby cries incessantly, and a flight attendant spills coffee in our lap. Unfortunately, there are much more serious things to pay attention to […]

Published on: 9 February 2015
Posted by: Veins