Posts tagged: Compression stocking

What to Expect When Visiting Your Doctor for Varicose Vein Treatment

So you’ve decided to have your varicose veins treated? Good for you! While as many as 40% of the male population and 60% of the female population suffers from varicose veins, only a small percentage of those who suffer from varicose veins take the initiative to have their venous disorder treated. It’s not surprising that […]

Published on: 2 September 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

10 Jobs That Put You at Serious Risk for Varicose Veins

Varicose veins develop when blood is unable to properly circulate through the body. If blood is unable to circulate with ease, blood valves inside of veins can be damaged and may stop working. When blood valves fail, blood pools in the affected veins, and veins become visible through your skin as spider or varicose veins. […]

Published on: 19 August 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

How to Choose the Best Compression Stockings for Varicose Veins

Compression stockings, socks, and sleeves can be used to prevent and treat varicose veins by improving the blood flow in your legs. They are tight around your ankles and become looser in the higher parts of your legs, promoting the ease with which blood travels from the lowest part of your body back up to […]

Published on: 25 July 2016
Posted by: Editorial Team

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

DVT’s Bothersome Friend: Post-thrombotic Syndrome

Deep vein thrombosis is a serious, vein-related condition and those of you who have been unfortunate enough to experience it know that it’s a long-distance run. Not only does the patient affected by DVT have to stay on blood-thinners for a long period of time, which is quite risky on its own to say the […]

Published on: 17 June 2015
Posted by: Veins

Varicose Veins in Pregnancy: What’s Happening and What to Do?

Pregnancy and childbirth are one of the most natural things in a woman’s life. It might not be the most pleasant experience for some of us, but becoming a mom and being able to watch your children grow, form their characters and see the reflection of yourself in your offspring is worth all potential trouble […]

Published on: 22 April 2015
Posted by: Veins

Fashion Tips for Varicose Veins

Is it possible that certain type of clothing can form varicose veins or is it just a myth? In truth, the answer is somewhere in the middle. Clothes themselves cannot form varicose veins, but if you already suffer from vein-related issues, unsuitable clothing will not only have an aggravating effect, but it will also make […]

Published on: 21 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
Posted by: Admin

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
Posted by: Admin