• 5 Healthy Foods That Fight Varicose Veins

    5 Healthy Foods That Fight Varicose Veins You’ve heard it before — when it comes to staying fit, next to daily exercise your diet is what matters most. Well, the same goes for keeping your circulatory system in shape as well! The five superfoods below work wonders to boost blood flow, repair broken blood vessels […]

  • 3 Exercises for Beach Ready Legs

    3 Exercises for Beach Ready Legs The weather is finally warming up here on Long Island, and Memorial Day is only about a month away! Whether you plan to hit the beach in celebration or not, a trip to the sandy shore is inevitable at some point this summer — that means the time to […]

  • 3 Common Myths About High Blood Pressure

    3 Common Myths About High Blood Pressure As vein doctors, we truly understand the importance of maintaining healthy blood pressure levels. After all, it’s your blood pressure that exerts the force on your veins which causes spider and varicose veins to form. That being said, here are are some common misconceptions aboutblood pressure that we’d […]

  • Lower Your Blood Pressure, Naturally!

    Lower Your Blood Pressure, Naturally! When it comes to varicose and spider veins, the number one culprit of both conditions ishigh blood pressure. If your blood pressure is through the roof, the excessive force that is consequently exerted on your veins can cause them to rupture or burst. That’s why keeping it low is so […]

  • 3 Ways to Get Active in Spring

    3 Ways to Get Active in Spring As you’ve probably heard time and time again, the secret to having good health lies in staying active. Well, when it comes to your vascular health, this really couldn’t be more true! The best way to beat high blood pressure and keep blood circulating is by exercising regularly. […]

  • The Best Compression Stockings For Pregnancy

    The Best Compression Stockings For Pregnancy Pregnant women have a higher risk of developing varicose veins than those who are not pregnant, due to increased blood pressure in their veins. Research has concluded that the surge in blood pressure during pregnancy is caused by a change in hormones and an increase in thicker, heavier, nutrient […]

  • Can My Diet Help Prevent DVT?

    Can My Diet Help Prevent DVT? It should come as no surprise that what you eat can have a tremendous impact on your vascular health. In fact, incorporating healthy eating habits into your daily diet can help you boost your body’s well-being across the board. However, if you’re looking to fight Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) […]

  • Tips to Prevent Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

    Tips to Prevent Varicose Veins During Pregnancy During pregnancy the amount of blood in your body increases and the speed of blood traveling through your veins decreases, causing blood pressure to rise. As if heightened blood pressure wasn’t enough, a pregnant woman’s body also produces more progestin, which causes veins to become dilated and susceptible […]

  • 5 Must-Know Facts About Varicose Veins

    5 Must-Know Facts About Varicose Veins While bulging and enlarged veins might be unsightly, they are not just a cosmetic issue but a serious medical concern as well. That’s what makes these fivevaricose vein facts so important to understand. Fact #1: According to the American Society for Vascular Surgery, an estimated 40 million Americans have […]

  • Signs of Deep Vein Blood Clots

    Signs of Deep Vein Blood Clots In order for your body to heal itself properly, it must be able to form blood clots when necessary. However, when blood clots form deep in the veins with no specific purpose, they have the potential to cause painful and even life threatening results. The formation of these uncalled […]