Studies estimate that one in five adults live with varicose veins and about 16 percent of adults with varicose veins are age 60 or older. Sixty-five percent of adults in this age group who are diagnosed with varicose veins have reported at least one varicose vein related leg symptom.
If you are dreading your summer wardrobe because of unsightly spider veins or varicose veins, there is time to complete vein treatment before your daughter's summer wedding or you begin to wear your favorite skirts and shorts.
Diabetes does not cause varicose veins. However, studies show that diabetes and vein disease together can have a significant impact on your health.
The appearance of thick, twisty varicose veins can be a bit scary. It is normal to wonder if the protruding veins are a sign of a potential cardiac concern.
Resolving to improve vascular health fits right in with New Year promises, because making healthy choices leads to an improved vascular system. Those choices can reduce the side effects from varicose veins, too.
The holidays are a time of excess from long hours of shopping and standing in the kitchen to traveling near and far. All of these "extras" place demands on those with varicose veins and arterial disease.
Spider veins – thin visible veins that can look like a spider web – are a common venous condition that can affect both women and men. Many people find spider veins to be an unsightly nuisance, but when does the condition require medical attention? Medically known as telangiectasia, spider veins...
Often varicose veins are thought to be a woman’s health issue. The truth is both women and men develop varicose veins. In fact about half of all cases of varicose veins are found in men.