Effects of smoking on your vein health

Effects of smoking on your vein health Smoking harms almost every single organ in the human body. Many of these harmful effects start taking action against your body immediately. At the risk of sounding redundant, the only way to prevent smoking related venous disease is to never begin smoking. If you already smoke, attempt to […]

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Exercise and varicose veins

Do’s and Don’ts – Quick exercises to improve your circulation Varicose veins are common. Vein professionals roughly estimate that it affects 22 million women and 11 million men who are between the ages of 40 and 80 years old. There are do’s and dont’s when it comes to living every day with varicose veins.  First […]

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Are varicose veins genetic?

Are Varicose Veins Genetic? More often than not, patients wonder why they have unsightly varicose veins. They ask questions like, “What causes these bulging veins?” and “Why do I have spider/varicose veins?” Many of these patients are likely to have parents who suffer from vein disease as well. The fact is that varicose veins are […]

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Steps you can take to reduce varicose veins during pregnancy

Steps you can take to reduce varicose veins during pregnancy. Pregnancy is beautiful. A pregnant woman has a beautiful life inside of her and some even flaunt longer hair, lashes and glowing skin. However any pregnant woman is at risk of developing vein disease, varicose and spider veins. According to the U.S. Department of Health […]

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Link between obesity and varicose veins

Obesity and the factors that lead one to becoming overweight are important topics for Americans to stay informed on. One-third of all adults in the U.S. are obese and a shocking 2.1 billion people worldwide. We can’t change our risk factors like our family history, our metabolism, gender or our age. What we can do, […]

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Stay varicose vein free this fall

It’s that lovely time when the air changes, from heat waves to crisp and cool. We begin to crave pumpkin treats and fancy putting on our favorite sweaters. However, the changing of the seasons can also have a negative effect on blood circulation which contributes to varicose veins. Atmospheric pressure shifts, adjusting the way our […]

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Vein Disease After Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Have you recently had total knee replacement surgery? If so, you may also be suffering from vein disease in your legs. Deep Vein Thrombosis and Vein Disease These two conditions often go hand in hand. Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one or more of the deep veins in […]

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Early Signs of Vein Disease

It is important to stay informed on the signs and symptoms of vein disease and the risk factors involved. If left untreated, it could lead to painful outcomes such as varicose veins and even ulcers on the legs. However, there are also treatment options available. If you can catch the early signs of vein disease, […]

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Follow up care after Radiofrequency Ablation

Living with varicose veins is uncomfortable, tiring and frustrating. Vein treatment is the first step an individual with vein disease needs to take to have a life with healthy legs and veins. You may be searching for treatment options. If so, you might have come across Radiofrequency Ablation. This is a common procedure used over […]

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Do you have leg fatigue? Do you know why?

Are you suffering from a tired, heavy feeling in your lower legs? Do your symptoms tend to feel worse after sitting or standing for long periods of time and accompanied by leg pain, cramping and/or swelling? Your leg fatigue could be due to Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI). Swelling in the legs indicates that fluid has […]

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Could your job be putting you at risk for vein disease?

We spend a great deal of our waking life working. According to ABC News, Americans work more than anyone else in the industrialized world. U.S. Citizens work more than the English, the French and more than the Japanese. Americans also take less vacation days, work longer hours and retire later. Whether you love going to […]

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Carol’s Testimonial

Carol E and the ClariVein Procedure. Carol E. was experiencing symptoms of venous insufficiency in her right leg when she came to visit us at Alpha Vein Clinic. Her leg was extremely swollen, needing to wear a bigger shoe size on her right foot. She says of her symptoms, “I had large knotty type veins […]

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