Chronic Venous Disease (CVD)

Why Winter May be the Best Time to Treat Your Vein Disease

By adminW
November 28, 2017

Football, falling leaves, and sweaters.  Fall and winter are not usually when people think about their varicose veins.  Many people with this problem are happy to cover up in the winter, even if their symptoms of aching, heaviness, and fatigue persist. However, late fall and winter may be the perfect time to address varicose vein ... read more

Keeping Your Veins Healthy

By Reeder Vein Institute
February 15, 2017

Varicose veins often look like cords, appearing twisted and bulging. They are usually blue, red or even flesh-colored and can typically appear in the legs, causing pain, itchy rash, and swelling. While varicose veins may be inevitable in some patients, there are steps you can take to improve your vein circulation and minimize the symptoms ... read more

All About Venous Reflux Disease

By Reeder Vein Institute
January 15, 2017

Your arteries are designed to transport blood from the heart to the rest of your body. Your veins return blood back to the heart and have valves that make sure blood doesn’t flow backward because of gravity. These valves are especially important for your legs. If your veins lose elasticity or are dilated for a ... read more

What Is Chronic Venous Insufficiency?

By Reeder Vein Institute
August 15, 2016

When the veins in your legs have difficulty pumping enough blood back to the heart, this is called chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). CVI occurs when the valves in the veins of the legs don’t work properly, causing fluid to collect and pool, which can lead to varicose veins and other problems. You are more at ... read more

Caring for Your Varicose Veins

By Reeder Vein Institute
April 15, 2016

If the veins on the back of your calves, knees and thighs become large, twisted and swollen, you have varicose veins. These are brought on when the valves in your veins are not working correctly, causing blood to accumulate and pressure in the veins of your legs to increase. Besides being unsightly, varicose veins can ... read more

How Does Ambulatory Microphlebectomy Help With Vein Removal

By blogwriter
April 14, 2016

Varicose veins are distressing in many ways to patients and its cosmetic effects are the main reason why people prefer to go in for a surgery to get rid of them. One of the best, tried, and tested ways in which they can be operated on is Ambulatory microphlebectomy. It is called Ambulatory because of ... read more

What Are Spider Veins?

By adminW
February 16, 2016

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Chronic Venous Disease: What You Need to Know

By editor
February 15, 2016

Chronic venous disease is a common disorder that occurs when the veins in your body become incapable of efficiently returning blood to the heart. This can result in minor problems like heaviness in the legs, or aching and unattractive looking veins. It can also bring on more significant problems like swelling, changes in skin color, ... read more

Causes of Lymphedema

By blogwriter
August 15, 2015

A good lymphatic system is essential to a healthy body. The system circulates the lymph fluid-rich in proteins- all through the body, collecting waste products, viruses and bacteria. The lymphatic system carries these harmful materials through lymph vessels, leading to the lymph nodes. Lymphocytes then filter out the waste, which are then flushed out from ... read more

The Differences Between Spider Veins And Varicose Veins

By adminW
June 1, 2015

Although many people look forward to the spring and summer months, there a lot of men and women who dread the warmer weather. They dread it because they suffer from vein disorders. Two of the most common vein disorders are spider veins and varicose veins. Although similar, spider and varicose veins have many differences. Spider ... read more