Are you worried about flying with varicose veins? That’s perfectly natural, but we’re here to help. After all, plane travel can take a toll on anyone’s health (and patience) but, for people with vein disease or compromised vascular systems, it can be particularly dangerous.
Are you exploring varicose vein treatment for men? We know people always say that men make the worst patients. And, as it turns out, that may actually be true! Here’s the story. Statistics show that men are less likely than women to seek treatment for what they consider ‘minor health issues.’
Looking for varicose vein treatment? When we see patients for varicose vein treatment in our Houston area vein centers, they’re often a symptom of venous insufficiency. That’s a condition that can cause more serious health issues. These include high blood pressure,
Exercise and PAD are an important combination if you want to avoid pain when you move. You see, if you have Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) you may experience painful leg cramps. That’s because, with PAD, your atherosclerosis (hardened or narrowed arteries) limits blood flow to your legs.
Kienböck’s disease is a condition that develops when lack of blood supply damages your lunate one, one of eight small carpal bones in your wrist. Men are more often impacted then women, and most people with Kienböck’s disease are between the ages of 20 and 40 years old.
As Houston area vein specialists, we’re often asked, “Why is my Vein Swollen?” Usually, this symptom means our patient has spider or varicose veins. Now, let’s explore 5 causes of varicose veins. That way, we may be able to stop swollen veins before they start!
Diabetes and PAD make a dangerous combination. After all, Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) limits your blood flow. Then, high blood sugar levels can also compromise your blood flow. (And cause nerve damage, which makes you lose feeling in your extremities.) In combination,
If you’ve had a deep vein thrombosis, it’s important to follow your post DVT care instructions. During your initial recovery period, you’ll have very specific steps you’ll follow. But even after your clot resolves and you can return to normal activity,
Lower leg ulcers are open sores that don’t heal or keep coming back. Ulcers can develop on your lower legs. They usually show up around the ankles. But they also develop if you put consistent pressure on your foot. We can easily treat small ulcers.
Sometimes, you just need some help to boost circulation. You may know that poor circulation can put your vein health at risk. But would you know if your circulation was already compromised? As it turns out, there are several early symptoms that you’ll notice when your circulation first becomes compromised.