San Diego Vein Institute

  • Tips for Your Sclerotherapy Treatment for Varicose Veins

    Tips for Your Sclerotherapy Treatment for Varicose Veins

    If you have varicose veins, you already may have been scheduled for sclerotherapy treatment to remove your varicose veins. But maybe you still have some questions about the sclerotherapy procedure and you want tips on maximizing the healing process. A quick refresher: The sclerotherapy procedure...

  • The Hazards of Binge Exercising after the Holidays

    The Hazards of Binge Exercising after the Holidays

    January is filled with people resolving to live a healthier, more active lifestyle. In fact, many gyms make most of their money between January and February on new memberships (and often see a 40%-80% drop in attendance by March). Frequently, though, people are so preoccupied with numbers and sizes—dropping...

  • Don't Let Thanksgiving Kick Off Holiday Overindulgence

    Don't Let Thanksgiving Kick Off Holiday Overindulgence

    For many of us, Thanksgiving is a day to come together with family or friends around a table of the kind of comfort food and proportions we wait for all year. Feasting is often early, followed by pie, watching sports or movies, and then starting in again late in the evening for the round of leftover...

  • Stress and Your Vein Health

    Stress and Your Vein Health

    Most people live with some stress; for many people, managing daily life can induce occasional periods of stress. For some people, however, stress becomes persistent or even chronic. While most people experience stress with symptoms of fatigue, heartburn, stomach aches, and headaches, chronic stress...

  • Will My Caffeine Habit Cause Varicose Veins?

    Will My Caffeine Habit Cause Varicose Veins?

    Many of us would not get through the day without a cup of coffee or other kind of caffeine pick-me-up. For some people, the routine cup of coffee is a morning treat; for others, they may as well be hooked up to an IV, pumping in cup after cup to keep themselves going. Caffeine also comes in alternate...

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