• 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 […]

  • Top Artery & Vein Diseases To Avoid

    Top Artery & Vein Diseases To Avoid Your circulatory system is arguably one the most important biological systems when it comes to your body’s ability to function properly and perpetuate. While it’s true that each system could not function without the support of the others, it is your circulatory system that provides each organ in […]

  • What is a Chronic Leg Ulcer?

    What is a Chronic Leg Ulcer? Aleg ulcer is generally categorized as a rip or break within the skin on a patient’s leg where bacteria is able to grow. While many leg ulcers are caused by minor injury and will heal up pretty quickly, if there are deeper rooted issues within the skin the ulcer […]

  • Is Vein Treatment Covered By Insurance?

    Is Vein Treatment Covered By Insurance? For any medical procedure, the first thing a patient will want to know is if the surgery or treatment will be covered by their insurance provider — and rightfully so! However, when it comes to vascular surgery, the answer is not always so clear cut. Most times insurance will […]

  • Fight High Blood Pressure With These Foods

    Fight High Blood Pressure With These Foods   Sodium is your number one enemy when it comes to keeping high blood pressure at bay. While cooking salt-free is one way to reduce your sodium intake to get your cardiovascular health on track, choosing foods that are naturally low in sodium is just as important. Here […]

  • What Is A Superficial Vein?

    What Is A Superficial Vein? Have you ever looked down at your own hands, arms or legs and noticed the intricate looking tiny blue web of veins just below the surface? Whether flat or raised, these easily spotted veins are most commonly known as superficial veins. As their name suggests, superficial veins are less vital […]

  • Bundle Up to Lower Blood Pressure!

    Bundle Up to Lower Blood Pressure!   While frigid winter weather is always a bother, bundling up before you head out can actually do more than just keep your teeth from chattering. Sure, cold weather can cause uncomfortable chapped lips and cracked hands, but did you know it can also affect your circulatory system as […]

  • 5 Nutrients That Are Necessary for Healthy Veins

    5 Nutrients That Are Necessary for Healthy Veins   The best way to keep your veins healthy and strong is by eating well. A healthy diet will keep your weight down, reducing pressure and strain on the veins that can cause venous conditions to occur. As you’re planning out your meals each week, know that […]

  • How to Workout Safely With Varicose Veins

    How to Workout Safely With Varicose Veins Having varicose veins on your legs can make simple tasks like, walking, sitting and even exercising extremely difficult. However, whether you’re trying to prevent varicose veins from forming or are attempting to manage those that have already developed, staying active and following a regular workout plan is key! […]

  • What Causes Varicose & Spider Veins?

    What Causes Varicose & Spider Veins? Varicose and spider veins are two common venous conditions that tend to develop as our bodies age. While these vascular issues are usually fairly harmless, they can become unsightly and even painful if left unmanaged. Varicose veins are large, bulky and ropelike and are most commonly found in the […]