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Causes and Treatments for Hemosiderin Staining

Hemosiderin staining shows up in the lower legs as a dark purple or rusty discoloration on the skin. See what causes hemosiderin staining and how it's treated. What is Hemosiderin Staining? Hemosiderin staining occurs when red blood cells spill out of the smallest blood vessels (capillaries). Red ... Continue Reading

Causes and Treatments for Hemosiderin Staining

Hemosiderin staining shows up in the lower legs as a dark purple or rusty discoloration on the skin. See what causes hemosiderin staining and how it's treated. What is Hemosiderin Staining? Hemosiderin staining occurs when red blood cells spill out of the smallest blood ve ... Continue Reading

Caring for Your Veins If You Have Diabetes

If you have diabetes, many of the things that you can do to manage your health will also be good for your circulation and veins. Learn how diabetes and vein health are related, and what you can do to stay healthy. How Diabetes Affects Vein Health High blood sugar, or glucose, caused by diabetes ca ... Continue Reading

Caring for Your Veins If You Have Diabetes

If you have diabetes, many of the things that you can do to manage your health will also be good for your circulation and veins. Learn how diabetes and vein health are related, and what you can do to stay healthy. How Diabetes Affects Vein Health High blood sugar, or gluco ... Continue Reading

How Pregnancy Increases the Risk for Varicose Veins

If you are pregnant and have varicose veins, you are not alone. These swollen, bulging veins are a common occurrence during pregnancy. Sometimes they will go away by themselves after you give birth, but they can stick around much longer. Continue Reading

How Pregnancy Increases the Risk for Varicose Veins

If you are pregnant and have varicose veins, you are not alone. These swollen, bulging veins are a common occurrence during pregnancy. Sometimes they will go away by themselves after you give birth, but they can stick around much longer. Continue Reading

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and How Compression Therapy Can Help

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in the deep veins. Compression stockings relieve symptoms of DVT and lower the risk of developing complications. Continue Reading

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and How Compression Therapy Can Help

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in the deep veins. Compression stockings relieve symptoms of DVT and lower the risk of developing complications. Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Venous Stasis Ulcers

Venous ulcers, also known as venous stasis ulcers are open sores in the skin that occur where the valves in the veins don’t work properly and there is ongoing high pressure in the veins. Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Venous Stasis Ulcers

Venous ulcers, also known as venous stasis ulcers are open sores in the skin that occur where the valves in the veins don’t work properly and there is ongoing high pressure in the veins. Continue Reading

7 Venous Disease Risk Factors

Venous disease is a term used to describe a number of conditions that affect the veins and circulatory system. These conditions include, but are not limited to venous insufficiency, blood clots and varicose veins. Continue Reading

7 Venous Disease Risk Factors

Venous disease is a term used to describe a number of conditions that affect the veins and circulatory system. These conditions include, but are not limited to venous insufficiency, blood clots and varicose veins. Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Superficial Venous Insufficiency

Superficial venous insufficiency is a type of vein disease that affects the veins near the surface of the leg and causes symptoms of discomfort, pain, and can develop into more serious complications. Diagnosing this condition is not always easy. Other conditions may have similar symptoms. You can a ... Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Superficial Venous Insufficiency

Superficial venous insufficiency is a type of vein disease that affects the veins near the surface of the leg and causes symptoms of discomfort, pain, and can develop into more serious complications. Diagnosing this condition is not always easy. Other conditions may have si ... Continue Reading

All About Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), also known as chronic venous disease (CVD), is a condition in which problems with vein circulation impede the return of blood from the legs to the heart. Continue Reading

All About Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), also known as chronic venous disease (CVD), is a condition in which problems with vein circulation impede the return of blood from the legs to the heart. Continue Reading

Varicose Veins: Not Just a Cosmetic Concern

Varicose veins are swollen, bulging veins under the skin. Varicose veins aren't always a cosmetic concern. They can be severe and affect your daily life. Continue Reading

Varicose Veins: Not Just a Cosmetic Concern

Varicose veins are swollen, bulging veins under the skin. Varicose veins aren't always a cosmetic concern. They can be severe and affect your daily life. Continue Reading

Venous Disease 101

Venous diseases, particularly varicose veins, are very common medical entities that are present in over half the general population older than 65 years of age. They consist of enlarged veins that gain a bluish-purple discoloration, are twisted and bulging. Continue Reading

Venous Disease 101

Venous diseases, particularly varicose veins, are very common medical entities that are present in over half the general population older than 65 years of age. They consist of enlarged veins that gain a bluish-purple discoloration, are twisted and bulging. Continue Reading

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