Comparing Varicose Veins Treatments These days, there are more choices than ever for effective treatment of your varicose veins. Modern varicose vein treatments have come a long way since the old days of vein stripping and other surgical procedures that required patients to be in hospital, have general anaesthesia, and experience long recovery [...]
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Why Do Varicose Veins Hurt? First, a caveat – for many people, their varicose veins don't hurt. Some people will experience pain related to their varicose veins, while others will not. Research into pain associated with vein disease is thus often difficult to assess due to an absence of a close relationship between pain and [...]
Could Your Job Be Increasing Your Varicose Veins Risk? Many factors can increase your risk for varicose veins. The most important of these are heredity (having a family history of vein disease), age (being over 50), gender (women are more at risk than men), pregnancy, and being overweight or obese. But did you [...]
Today we are discussing Vein Health specifically for Truck Drivers and Professional Drivers. So much too discuss that it is in 2 parts with this being part 1. Please leave any comments below. LASER TECH MAKES VEIN HEALTH A BREEZE FOR THE LONG HAUL! For drivers in the trucking industry, [...]
The 10 Most Common Questions Men Ask about Laser Varicose Vein Treatment - part 2 In the first part of this Men's Health blog series, we dealt with five frequently asked questions about endovenous laser ablation (EVLA), one of the safe, effective methods of varicose vein removal that we specialize in at The Vein [...]
The 10 Most Common Questions Men Ask about Laser Varicose Vein Treatment - part 1 Many people are under the misconception that varicose veins are a "women's disease," one that doesn't affect men. That's not true – 25% of 30-to-40-year-old men and 50% of men over 70 have varicose veins. So if [...]
Varicose Vein Treatments Overview Video There a number of procedures that can be undertaken to successfully remove varicose veins. The video below outlines the procedures offered by The Vein Institute. What type of treatment will I need? To understand the best procedure to remove your varicose veins it is [...]
Varicose veins - causes & symptoms One of the most commonly asked questions at The Vein Institute is "what causes varicose veins?". Outlined in the video below is an overview of varicose veins, their causes and symptoms. What are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are simply large leg veins that do [...]
Does Extreme Exercise Cause Or Aggravate Varicose Veins? One of the questions most asked of vein doctors by women and by an increasing number of men is, "Is it safe for me to exercise – and exercise hard – if I have varicose veins or have been told that I am at increased [...]
More men suffer from varicose veins than you think. If you’re male, chances are you need to know about this, as it can make a big difference to your comfort, health and looks. Researchers say between 20-30%of men suffer from varicose veins in their lifetime. Unchecked, varicose veins can cause an unsightly [...]