If your ankles have been swelling more than usual lately, you are not alone. Swelling in the lower legs and ankles is a common problem, and most often this is due to venous insufficiency. Here we will go over venous insufficiency, other common causes of swelling in the lower legs, and what you can do

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Although it is not always easy to determine what causes spider veins, there are some factors that have been shown to increase their development. One of these factors is stress. You can minimize your risk of spider vein development from stress by focusing on self-care during stressful times and making a few simple lifestyle changes.

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Many people wonder if drinking alcohol can cause spider veins. Unfortunately, this is not a simple yes or no, because it depends on the individual. To help you understand the relationship between alcohol consumption and spider veins, we’ll explain how spider veins form and how alcohol can affect them. What Are Spider Veins? Spider veins

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A blood clot can form in any vein, but it may be more likely to form in veins that are inflamed or damaged. Both varicose veins and spider veins can increase your risk of developing blood clots. Varicose Veins and Blood Clots Varicose veins are abnormally swollen, twisted veins that often look blue through the

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The sun can be a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, it provides us with vitamin D which is essential to our health. On the other hand, its rays can have damaging effects on our skin and even our veins. Sun protection is critical if you want to avoid getting spider veins due

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Weight management is an important part of maintaining healthy vein circulation. If you have spider veins and you are overweight, losing weight can improve your symptoms and prevent future vein problems, but it will not help get rid of spider veins that have already formed. Only vein treatment from a vein specialist can eliminate existing

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Damaged veins like varicose veins and spider veins need to be treated to improve health and alleviate symptoms. But which vein treatment is best? While multiple vein treatments are highly effective, the VenaSeal closure system provides an added measure of safety: with this treatment, there is no risk of thermal nerve injury. Reduces Risk of

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Ambulatory phlebectomy is one of several highly recommended treatments for varicose veins. Depending on individual needs, ambulatory phlebectomy could be the best varicose vein treatment for you due to its long-term results and lack of complications after the procedure.

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Many varicose veins in the legs are caused by saphenous vein reflux. ClosureFast™ offers a treatment for saphenous vein reflux that is clinically proven to correct this problem. With ClosureFast™, you can receive effective saphenous vein reflux treatment and get rid of your varicose veins. What is Saphenous Vein Reflux? Saphenous vein reflux is a

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Getting treatment for spider veins or varicose veins is not necessarily a “one-and-done” thing. Most patients with vein problems will initially need between two and four treatment sessions, and maintenance treatments may be needed over the years to address chronic issues. There are a range of factors that will influence how many treatments you may

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