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Cycling & Varicose Veins
Aug 16, 2016 | Vein, Vascular
Exercise is the best preventative measure you can take concerning varicose veins, spider veins and deep vein thrombosis.
Everyone loves riding a bike, but if exercise isn’t a part of your normal routine it can seem intimidating! Don’t worry, we’ve put together a list of ways to make riding a bike fun again.
When it come to vascular problems in the legs, fit athletes are not typically the first people that come to mind. However, due to the extreme physical activity they put their body through, they may show trauma to their arteries that cause occlusion or rupture. Often...read more
Like millions of women in America, you’ve probably tried to cover up the varicose veins on your legs with make-up. Which is great…until you want to swim, hike, or even simply relax on a lounge chair. You deserve to feel confident. In skirts, in shorts, in a...read more
If you’re familiar with compression stockings you’ll know that they come in different brands, sizes and strengths and are worn for comfort, athletic performance and medical conditions like pregnancy, varicose veins and peripheral artery disease. Basically, compression...read more
I am simply not a big fan of disease awareness months. However, when I learned the American Diabetes Association was asking people to post their personal diabetes stories at #ThisIsDiabetes for American Diabetes Month, I saw an opportunity to share mine as a vascular...read more
It may not be quite winter yet, but it is right around the corner! California can get pretty chilly in the winter, but that shouldn’t stop you from staying active and following a healthy diet. Although you might not want to go for a swim outside, you can still do...read more
November is American Diabetes Month Did you know that 1 in 11 Americans today has diabetes? Despite its prevalence, diabetes is an invisible disease. It affects men and women, people young and old, and people of all races, shapes and sizes. Often there are no outward...read more
Carotid artery disease is a specific type of vascular problem in which plaques (waxy, fatty deposits) build up on the inside of the vessels that carry blood to the brain, face, neck, and scalp. Plaques cause the carotid arteries to narrow, which can reduce blood...read more
“I do not want to perform any more toe, foot or leg amputations!” That’s what I say to myself every time a patient comes to me with a severe irreversible infection due to nerve damage and foot wounds that do not heal. At the point when they arrive to me a...read more
Spider veins, also called telangiectasia, are a mild form of varicose vein in which thin, red lines or web-like networks of blood vessels appear on the surface of the skin. They are commonly seen on the legs and face and can be a source of irritation and embarrassment...read more
If you plan on having surgery for varicose veins, you are probably wondering what the experience will be like after the treatment. The truth is that outcomes vary based on how well you adhere to your after-surgery instructions. Here are the top 20 tips for ensuring...read more