Posts tagged: chronic venous insufficiency

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
Posted by: Veins

Varicose Veins in Summertime

Hot weather and summertime vacation – the most enjoyable time of the year for many, and a painful season for the unfortunate with varicose and spider veins. There are many factors that cause varicose veins to develop or worsen, and if you suffer from these vein-related disorders, heat will always be your enemy. Varicose veins […]

Published on: 23 July 2015
Posted by: Veins

Compression Stockings: Make Them Last!

If you suffer from some vein-related disorders, such as varicose veins or chronic venous insufficiency, compression hosiery can be a godsend. Despite their not so sexy appearance (although I have to admit they look much better now than they once used to), these elastic stockings or socks will cover and hide varicose veins, and they […]

Published on: 17 July 2015
Posted by: Veins

Gotu Kola for Varicose Veins: Yes or No?

Venous disorders, such as chronic venous insufficiency, varicose and spider veins are becoming an enormous problem, affecting up to 50% of the American population.  Formerly, mostly women and older people were at risk of developing varicose veins, but with our current lifestyles of constant sitting and driving, instead of walking and moving around, more and […]

Published on: 8 July 2015
Posted by: Veins

Varicose Veins Workout: Get on a Bike!

If you thought varicose veins were only a problem of the elderly, obese, out of shape, pregnant, or women in general, think again. All these groups might be at a higher risk of varicose veins formation, but that doesn’t mean that nobody else gets them – and unfortunately even athletes and people with healthy and […]

Published on: 1 July 2015
Posted by: Veins

Butcher’s Broom 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. Women are more prone to develop vein-related disorders than men […]

Published on: 27 May 2015
Posted by: Veins

Make a Healthy Wish on Mother’s Day: Get Varicose Veins Treated

May is one of the most beautiful months of the year. Originally named for the Greek goddess of fertility Maia, this month brings a lot of joyful spring festivities, such as May Day, Memorial Day, and of course Mother’s Day. First celebrated in US in 1908, Mother’s Day was started by Anna Jarvis who held […]

Published on: 29 April 2015
Posted by: Veins

Compression Stockings: Useful Tips

If you suffer from vein-related issues such as chronic venous insufficiency or varicose veins, you’ve probably heard of compression stockings or you have been recommended to wear them by your doctor. Compression stockings, despite not being the most attractive piece of clothing, have proven to be very helpful in situations your legs would rather avoid: […]

Published on: 11 April 2015
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Compression Stockings: Find the Right Size

Compression stockings are an excellent help with many vein-related disorders and their symptoms: Full and heavy legs Swelling and aching Cramps and restlessness Pain and fatigue Varicose and spider veins Edema and lymphedema Post-thrombotic syndrome DVT prevention These are only some of the problems and situations you might face if your vein valves are not […]

Published on: 2 April 2015
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Compression Stockings: Yes or No?

Do your legs feel tired and heavy after a long day? Are you woken up by leg cramps in the middle of the night? Have you just undergone surgery or are you planning a long-haul flight? Compression stockings could help you in all these situations.   Do I even need compression stockings, I hear you […]

Published on: 5 March 2015
Posted by: Veins