Are Varicose Veins Inherited?

Are Varicose Veins Inherited?

One of your parents has varicose veins but does this mean you will inherit it? Most cardiovascular conditions have a genetic predisposition but are hereditary factors alone sufficient to cause disease manifestation? Research scientists have proven that varicose veins...
6 Steps to Getting Summer-Ready Legs

6 Steps to Getting Summer-Ready Legs

Summer is around the corner, and it is time again to show your legs in those lovely shorts. Unfortunately, due to the winter season, your skin may be dry and cracking. However, you can prepare your skin and legs again for summer with a few simple techniques. Here are...
Does running make varicose veins worse?

Does running make varicose veins worse?

Are you afraid of running because of the varicose veins in your legs? Even though running provides enormous health benefits, you may be tempted to stop running because you have varicose veins. Does running make varicose veins worse? With the proper techniques and...
5 Signs of Vein Damage

5 Signs of Vein Damage

An estimated 40% of Americans live with chronic venous insufficiency. This condition occurs when the veins in the body are not working correctly due to vein damage or other underlying health conditions. Veins are the railways of our bodies, working effectively to...
Understanding When to Treat Varicose Veins

Understanding When to Treat Varicose Veins

At Virginia Vein Care, we recognize all that comes with planning for vein-related treatment. From deciding on the exact date that works for your schedule to determining the best time of year to get them treated and mapping out your recovery plan, knowing when you...
5 Ways You Can Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis

5 Ways You Can Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis

One of the most common blood clotting issues in the United States is deep vein thrombosis. It affects nearly 200,000 Americans each year and accounts for upwards of 60,000 deaths. Knowing the signs and symptoms early can save your life. Blood clotting is a critical...