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Posted on March 23, 2020 by Palm Vein Center
Bodybuilding: Varicose Veins Or Vascularity?

What Is Bodybuilding?

Bodybuilding is loosely defined as a physical activity that involves controlled, progressive strength training exercises to develop muscular definition in the body. More often than not, individuals interested in fitness, figure, and bikini competitions with organizations such as the International Federation of Body Builders (IFFB), National Physique Committee (NPC), National Gym Association (NGA), and MuscleMania, do bodybuilding to develop an aesthetically pleasing and balanced physique.

The preparations involved...

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Posted on February 23, 2020 by Palm Vein Center
Sclerotherapy Aftercare: What You Need to Know

If you’ve chosen sclerotherapy for spider or varicose veins, here’s what you can expect after the procedure. 

If you are one of the millions of Americans who are dealing with spider or varicose veins in your legs, you may be exploring what options you have for treating them.  

Caused by factors such as pregnancy, occupations that involve long periods of standing, age, genetics, sun damage, and trauma, spider veins are a collection of dilated blood vessels just under the skin that appear blue or purple in color, and may resemble a bruise. Varicose...

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Posted on January 22, 2020 by Palm Vein Center
Does Aspirin Help Varicose Veins?

What you need to know about taking aspirin to help your varicose veins.

As you grow older, you might have noticed the increased appearance of veins in your legs—maybe they started out as blue “spider veins,” maybe you thought that darkening spot was a bruise at first until you realized it wasn’t going away, or maybe your legs seemed to sprout some bumps and lumps overnight.

No matter how you experience them, varicose veins are a common issue for many people. As the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute explains, varicose veins occur as a result of weakened or damaged vein...

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