Posts tagged: DVT

Golf Player Sindelar Diagnosed with Pulmonary Embolism

The well-known professional golfer Joey Sindelar was just in the middle of the 2009 Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Then the 51-year-old golf player, originally from Kentucky, got dizzy on the golf course, couldn’t breathe, and was eventually taken to Sonoma Valley Hospital. The diagnosis: pulmonary embolism. Turning pro in 1981, Sindelar has won 7 PGA […]

Published on: 3 June 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

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

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

Compression Stockings and Pregnancy

Being pregnant and becoming a mom is one the happiest times for most women, and despite potential risks, we would all agree that they’re worth the bundle of joy we will enjoy for the rest of our lives. One of the less pleasant experiences we face during pregnancy is the formation of varicose veins and […]

Published on: 16 February 2015
Posted by: Admin

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

Compression Stockings: Firm or Extra Firm Compression?

In our last article we discussed the many benefits of compression stockings – a special kind of elastic hosiery which compresses your legs, supports healthy blood circulation, prevents various vein-related risks and relieves the symptoms. There are 4 different compression levels of these stockings and which is the right one for you mainly depends on […]

Published on: 24 January 2015
Posted by: Admin

Compression Stockings: Mild or Moderate Compression?

The current lifestyle of most of us is not ideal for our veins. Spending more and more time sitting or standing instead of walking and moving around, takes its toll on the condition of our veins. According to estimates, by the age of 40 the majority of Americans have suffered from at least a mild […]

Published on: 13 January 2015
Posted by: Admin