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Bikram Yoga and Varicose Veins

It has long been known that yoga has many benefits for preventing varicose veins and maintaining vein health. However, some yogi's are saying that Bikram Yoga may be the new hit craze for people looking to increase activity with the hopes of preventing gnarled and ropy varicose veins. Bikram Yoga ... Continue Reading

Words the Describe Varicose Veins

We all know what varicose veins are (more or less anyway). Given a lineup, we could pick out the legs that were suffering from varicose veins. But that doesn't mean that we completely understand what it's like to have varicose veins. Following are some of the words that can be used to describe varic ... Continue Reading

Celebrity Varicose Veins: Britney Spears

Britney Spears is taking a lot of flak in the media right now for all kinds of different reasons. There's her questionable MTV return performance outfit and all of the controversy that it stirred up amongst her fans. There's the situation with her kids that would take an entire court case to review. Continue Reading

Compression Stockings for Low Blood Pressure

The main reason that people choose to wear compression stockings is because they want to reduce the problems that are associated with varicose veins. Compression stockings are medical nylons that are designed to allow for appropriate pressure in the legs particularly when you are unable to move arou ... Continue Reading

Men and Varicose Veins: How to Prevent and Treat

You may be surprised to learn that men suffer from varicose veins, a health concern that is more typically associated with women. This vein condition is actually fairly common in men, particularly as they get older. In fact, more than 40 percent of men in their seventies are affected by varicose vei ... Continue Reading

JUXTA-LITE: CODED, COVERED, & PUBLISHED FEE SCHEDULE HCPCS Code: A6545 - Gradient compression wrap, non-elastic, below knee 30-50 mmHg, each

As of September 1, 2010 CircAid Medical's Juxta-Lite product was code verified by the Medicare PDAC under the HCPCS code A6545. This code is a part of the Surgical Dressing Medicare Local Coverage Determination (LCD) and related policy article. It is covered by Medicare Part B (DMEPOS) when used for Continue Reading

Witch Hazel as a Topical Treatment for Varicose Veins

People who are interested on natural medicines may be interested in the use of witch hazel to treat the pain associated with varicose veins. This is not something that is medically proven but something that fans of alternative medicine say is useful. Witch hazel reported has the ability to tighten t ... Continue Reading

An EVLT tutorial by Dan Stempel of Diomed

VeinDirectory was granted the opportunity to chat with Dan Stempel of Diomed at the ACP Conference. EVLT® by Diomed is the leading laser treatment for varicose veins. Backed by outstanding clinical results and pioneering technology, EVLT® is the first choice of physicians and patients when it come ... Continue Reading

3D CT Scans and Vein Therapy

Science Daily is reporting that 3D CT scans may be of great benefit for doctor's to diagnose and treat venous disease. They provide a more extensive view of complex varicose veins. The study was done in Seoul, Republic of Korea where over a 100 patients suffering from severe cases of varicose vein ... Continue Reading

5 Causes of Varicose Veins

An article this week over at the HeraldNet mentions five different causes of varicose veins. A closer look at those five causes can assist you in taking better precautions to prevent the development of varicose veins in your own body. Here are the five causes mentioned in the article: 1. Aging 2. ... Continue Reading

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