Melanie has varicose veins on both her legs. To make matters worse, she works a retail job where she is usually standing 8 to 10 hours a day at the same station. She’s heard there are steps she can take to reduce vein disease and improve vein health, one of which is to get off … Continue reading Top 5 Ways to Reduce Vein Disease If You Work Retail
Imagine finally getting the chance to lie down in bed after another long day. All you want to do is drift off to sleep, but you can’t shake this uncontrollable urge to move your legs. It’s been going on for months and is slowly changing over from a mild annoyance to intolerable. You may have … Continue reading Do You Have Restless Leg Syndrome?
Uncontrolled diabetes can affect every part of your body, from your eyesight and feet to the way your nerves and heart function. When you live with diabetes, you begin to understand the continuous and life-altering demands of the disease, and the burden of dealing with potential complications. If you or a loved one have received … Continue reading Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes and Vascular Disease
What Does This Mean And What Are My Options? What Is Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency? To appreciate exactly what is lower extremity venous insufficiency, first, let’s see what happens in normal healthy veins. Healthy leg veins contain one-way valves that function to keep the blood flowing in one direction. In addition, muscle pumps, primarily in … Continue reading I’ve Been Diagnosed with Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency
Is Treatment for Vein Issues or Venous Disease Right For You? Pain, heaviness in the leg or foot? Ankle or leg swelling? Leg cramps? Itching skin on legs? Leg tingling? Bluish or brownish, flaky skin? Restless legs? Leg or foot sores? Varicose veins? Wondering if Venous Disease or Vein Disease treatment is right for you? Download our … Continue reading Get Your FREE Venous Disease Check List
Vein disease can develop slowly, taking years to become symptomatic. Although signs and symptoms range from mild discomfort to sharp pain, all have one thing in common: ignoring vein disease allows the underlying venous insufficiency issue to progress. People often don’t get the right treatment until their disease reaches a critical point. That’s why it … Continue reading Vein Disease: How to Recognize in Family, Friends and Next Steps
Vascular disease affects the blood vessels (arteries or veins) that supply and drain blood to and from the body parts respectively. These pipe-like vessels can become prone to disease due to a variety of factors. Although the signs and symptoms of the venous and arterial disease are completely discrete, it is important that you spot … Continue reading Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD): How to Recognize PVD in Loved Ones and How You Can Help
What Is May-Thurner Syndrome? Your blood vessels transmit blood to various parts of your body. The arteries carry the blood away from the heart while the veins bring it back. At times, your veins and arteries can cross over one another. In most cases, that is not a big problem. However, if you have a condition called May-Thurner syndrome, things … Continue reading What Is May-Thurner Syndrome and How Is It Related to DVT?
VenaSeal is one of the biggest breakthroughs in minimally-invasive treatment of varicose veins in the last 15 years. It is a major advancement in treating vein insufficiency, varicose veins, and other vein diseases. When veins don’t work properly, they do not sufficiently return blood from the legs up to the heart, which can result in … Continue reading Top 5 Benefits of VenaSeal Treatment for Varicose Veins
What Causes Varicose Veins in Men? Varicose veins are large, swollen, and twisted veins, mostly appearing on the legs and feet. They occur due to defective valves in the veins, which cause the blood to flow in the wrong direction and pool in your legs. At Precision VIR, we see varicose veins in men and … Continue reading Varicose Veins in Men