Vein Articles


Bulging Veins in Arms and Hands

As you get older, the veins in your hands may become more visible. Additionally, some people?s veins are naturally more visible. This could be due to skin pigmentation, body fat distribution, or a variety of other genetic factors.

What Pain in the Veins Really Means

If you've had unexplained pain in you legs or feet for a while, there might be issues with your veins. Don't fret, the good news is that the majority of all venous disorders are highly treatable, and some are even manageable from your own home. Read on to learn more.

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) refers to the formation of blood clots in blood vessels deep within the body.

How Aging and Pregnancy Can Lead to Vein Problems

Because the vein walls are so thin, factors like aging and pregnancy can actually weaken and damage your veins.

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Prevention & Management

Is Sitting Making Your Varicose Veins Worse? Here's What You Can Do.

Reducing your risk of developing varicose veins or keeping them from becoming worse does not mean giving up sitting. But it does mean becoming more active throughout the day.

Ladies, Three Tips for Summer-Ready Legs

If you think you cannot afford it, think again; there are affordable ways to cover up or treat those problem veins.

Top 8 Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Legs Uber Healthy

If you want to reduce your risk of developing varicose veins, or if you already have them and want to relieve your symptoms, you need to keep your legs healthy. Here are some tips to make sure your legs stay--or get--in peak condition for years to come.

Can Sun Exposure Make Your Spider Veins Worse?

Sun exposure has long been known to increase your risk of skin cancer, but can too much sun also make spider veins worse? To find out...

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Treating Veins

Real Doctors Discuss Real Problems in Venous Disease Treatment

In a candid roundtable discussion leading vein specialists discuss the dynamics going on behind the scenes in the venous treatment field.

Swollen Veins: What Causes Them and What Can Treat Them

If you have ever looked at your legs or feet and noticed unwarranted bulging or swelling, you might have one or more of the following venous conditions listed in this article. You're in luck, however, as there are multiple methods of treatment for them.

Should You See a Vascular Surgeon or Dermatologist for Vein Treatments?

Many different types of doctors provide treatments for varicose veins and spider veins. This includes dermatologists and vascular surgeons. But of the two, who is best and what procedures do they perform?

Who Treats Varicose Veins?

You have vein problems, or so you suspect. Who do you go to for diagnosis and treatment? A vascular surgeon? Phlebologist? Dermatologist?

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