Do you know your BMI (Body Mass Index)? Your cholesterol count? Your blood pressure? If not, you may not be visiting your doctor often enough. An article on well-beingsecrets.com gives 30 reasons why Americans should be visiting their doctors more often than they currently do, and that includes your vein doctor. Here are some of … Continue reading Why Visit Your Vein Doctor More Often?
What Are Varicoceles? A varicocele is essentially a varicose vein of the testicle or scrotum. In normally functioning veins in the scrotum, one-way valves allow blood to flow from the testicles back into the rest of the body. In a varicocele, these valves do not function correctly, thus allowing blood to pool and enlarge the … Continue reading All About Varicoceles Symptoms, Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment
It is estimated that over 20 million Americans suffer from venous disease, and an even greater number of patients suffer silently going undiagnosed. Venous disease is a spectrum of findings that usually involves a condition where the vein walls and valves become weakened. The valves stretch and become damaged interrupting normal physiological blood flow. There is … Continue reading What is Venous Disease?
Varicose veins are veins that are in the superficial compartment of the leg that have become enlarged, swollen, twisted, and/or bulging due to venous reflux disease. The visible veins can be many colors but are most commonly red, blue or flesh-toned. The bulging veins most often appear on the thighs, back of the calves, and … Continue reading Varicose Veins Treatment