When you have bulging, painful varicose veins, you want them gone. And you are likely wondering what treatment option will deliver you fast relief with few complications. As it turns out, researchers in the UK wondered the same thing. That’s why they conducted a study,
So many conditions can affect your blood’s ability to circulate through your body. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD), chronic venous disease (CVD) and even varicose veins can all make it harder for blood to flow into or out of certain areas of your body,
Claudication is the medical term that describes muscle pain, cramps and/or a heavy tired feeling in your legs. The pain may radiate to your hips, feet or buttocks. It occurs with movement and disappears with rest, and is usually a result of reduced blood flow to your lower limbs.
Want to hear a scary statistic? By the time they turn 60, up to 20% of Americans develop peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a condition that affects blood flow to your lower limbs. Also, at the time when they turn 40, 20 % of American men and 40% of American women have some sort of problem with their leg veins.
It may not have cooled down that much outside, but the fall is here. And, with its arrival comes a new item to put on your to-do list: treat those varicose veins! Here are the top four reasons why fall is the right time to treat those bulging,
So often, we get asked about our medical specialty: what does it mean to be an interventional radiologist? At the most basic level, it means we provide treat a range of medical conditions, from spider veins to peripheral arterial disease, and more,
When you imagine compression socks, some unattractive images come to mind. But, these days, there are many styles of compression socks. And, more importantly they support your vein health in a many ways. Let’s take a closer look at the real deal with compression socks.
If you are planning to have varicose or spider veins removed with the minimally invasive procedures available at Texas Endovascular, there are a few things you can do to ensure recovery and the best outcome after your treatment, including wearing compression socks.
An Irish start-up company, called FeelTect, has received a special grant to continue developing the ‘Tight Alright’ technology for a medical device designed to sense pressure and treat venous leg ulcers. To understand why and how it will work, we must first explore what causes venous leg ulcers.
There are so many reasons why you develop varicose and spider veins. In fact, your genes may be upping your risk! Even so, you can be proactive about prevention. Just a few simple lifestyle changes can go a long way towards