Category: Healthy Veins

The Importance of Elevating Your Legs

When you’re lying down in bed or on the couch watching television, are your legs straight out in front of you? If so, you’re adding pressure to your legs and, maybe,  making your leg veins worse. After a long day of sitting at the computer, too much standing, and even wearing tight-fitting clothing or shapers, […]

Are Your Hands Making You Look Old?

If your efforts to ‘look young’ are concentrated on nightly deep-cleansing of your face, applying moisturizing masques and night creams and eye gels, take a look at the hands that are applying  those “fountain of youth” products. Your hands might be adding years to your age, with unsightly blue and bulging veins on the backs […]

Exercise and Varicose Veins

One of the most frequently asked questions is, “Does exercise have any effect on varicose veins and/or spider veins?” Our doctors always tell our patients that the benefits of exercise will outweigh the negatives. Exercise improves circulation, which can only be beneficial for the overall health of the individual. Of course, exercise can’t cure someone […]