Recently on the blog, we spent some time explaining the science of blood clots: what they are, why they form and what they can do to your health. Today, we’re going to provide some more helpful information: this is how you can tell if you’re developing a blood clot!
In recent years, we’ve told healthy eaters to focus on ‘good cholesterol.’ That good cholesterol is also called HDL. And it’s touted it’s heart health benefits. Popular diet plans, like the Keto diet, focus on high fat intake. These suggest that eating good fats will be good for you!
Have you been thinking about varicose vein treatment? That is perfect, because now’s a great time! While it may not have cooled down much outside, fall is here. And, with its arrival comes a new item to put on your to-do list: treat those varicose veins!
Leg ulcers are open wounds that are hard to heal. That’s why treating leg ulcers is so tricky. And why new treatment studies and technology are so important. Today, we’ll explore two of those factors. The first is a new study related to the timing of treating leg ulcers.
Let’s talk about exercise and varicose veins. We all know that exercise is good for your general health. But when vein disease gives you varicose veins, some exercises will help you, while others can hurt your condition. Usually, exercising more will make your veins bigger.
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.
September is PAD Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to teach you about identifying PAD symptoms. First, a definition: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a disease. It develops when arteries in your lower legs narrow. Because many PAD symptoms mimic those of other conditions,
There’s one thing we all know about varicose veins. Those bulging, dark twisty things don’t look great when they show up on your legs (or anywhere else.) But here’s what you may not know: varicose veins are actually your body’s way of warning you that problems are brewing inside.
Did you know that sleep on your side could save your health? Yup, it’s true. While it may not seem like a big deal, the side you sleep on can impact how your whole body works. From your vein health to your heart function and so much more,
So many of us spend all day sitting at a desk, staring at our computers. Especially now that many of us have moved to a work-from-home model. The longest we’re walking is from the couch to the kitchen for a snack!