Why Do I Get Varicose Veins During the Summer?

Why Do I Get Varicose Veins During the Summer?

Most veins are responsible for pushing deoxygenated blood back to the heart, where it receives fresh oxygen. Small, one-way valves inside the veins help push blood upward, against gravity. Each time the heart beats, the valves open, allowing blood to flow upward, and...
Three Steps to Improve Your Vascular Health

Three Steps to Improve Your Vascular Health

Simple lifestyle changes can have a big impact on your vascular health, and it’s important to take them seriously. The vascular system is made up of blood vessels that carry blood to and from the body’s tissues and organs. It’s responsible for providing oxygen to...
Learn More About Dr. Markovitz

Learn More About Dr. Markovitz

Dr. Lawrence J. Markovitz is a Board Certified Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon with over 28 years of clinical experience. He is highly regarded for his extensive experience and expertise in venous care and the industry as a whole. Dr. Markovitz graduated from the...
What causes varicose veins in men?

What causes varicose veins in men?

When people think of varicose veins, they tend to believe they only occur in women. While it is more common, it is not necessarily true. A study has shown that varicose veins can affect up to 45% of all men at one point during their lives, and although it may seem...