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Posted on November 09, 2018 by Palm Vein Center
Spider Veins – Need for Treatment

Varicose veins and spider veins can merely cause an unsightly appearance to the skin surface or lead to problems in blood circulation and other health disorders. While the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery describes spider veins as consequent to the dilation of a cluster of blood vessels near the the surface, varicose veins are swollen veins that often have a meandering appearance. Obesity is a leading cause of both varicose and spider veins in the legs, because additional pressure is placed on the venous (away from the heart) blood flow via gravity. 

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Posted on October 15, 2018 by Rachel Cohen
Can A Daily Aspirin Help Treat Varicose Veins?

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Many patients at risk of a heart attack or stroke take a daily aspirin for preventative measures. Taking a daily low-dose aspirin interferes with the blood’s clotting system, which is necessary if blood vessels are having trouble supplying blood to the heart due to atherosclerosis (build-up of fatty deposits in arteries). In this blog, the vein specialists at Palm Vein Center explain whether or not a daily aspirin can help treat varicose veins.

Daily aspirin therapy is often recommended to patients who’ve had a heart attack or are at...

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Posted on September 11, 2018 by Cathy Brown

There isn’t clear evidence that wearing compression stockings can prevent varicose veins, but they may help. And the stockings can help alleviate some of the symptoms of varicose veins once you have them.

You may want to consider using compression stockings if you are at high risk for developing varicose veins. Other lifestyle changes, such as being sure to get enough exercise, may be even more effective.

The risk factors for developing varicose veins include:

Age: The older we get, the more likely we are to develop varicose veins Weight: People who are overweight are at... Read More