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Category Archives: Vein Health

Say Goodbye to Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are more than a cosmetic nuisance. If left untreated they can lead to serious health problems. Some of the more intense issues include persistent leg swelling, chronic leg pain, dry/thinned skin, inflammation, scaling skin and even open sores. Physicians Vein Clinics offers one of the most advanced treatments available to successfully treat varicose […]

What is Vein Stripping?

Vein stripping is a surgical procedure that is done at a hospital or surgery center. This type of procedure is completed under general anesthesia in an operating room setting. Vein stripping starts with a surgeon who makes multiple incisions down the leg and remove portions of the problematic vein at a time. Each of the […]

Pregnancy and Varicose Veins: Relief for new and expecting moms

Varicose veins are caused by faulty valves in the veins or weak vein walls, which are common during pregnancy and in women with a family history of this vein problem. Dr. Lornell E. Hansen provides answers to questions that many new and expecting moms may have to relieve varicose vein discomfort. Q: What causes varicose veins during pregnancy? […]

The International Vein Congress in Miami, FL

It was great to be present with Dr. Lornell Hansen for the 2014 International Vein Congress in Miami this past week!  A great conference which served as an opportunity to confer with some of the top minds in the vein care world.  Dr. Jose Almeida and crew put on an excellent conference at the Loew’s Miami Beach […]

3 Reasons Why Varicose Veins Should Be a Health Concern

Most people will most likely agree that varicose veins are quite unsightly. Yet did you know that varicose veins could actually lead to serious health problems? Here at our South Dakota vein treatment practice, first-time visitors to our clinic are not aware of the following potentially dangerous health consequences of varicose veins: Venous Ulcers By […]

Your Varicose Veins Will Vanish With These Vitamins!

Consuming fiber-rich foods are often recommended for those who suffer from varicose veins. By and large, it aids in losing the extra pounds, taking the pressure off from the veins with weight loss. Here at our South Dakota vein treatment practice, we also encourage our clients to be more mindful of what they put into […]

Keep Those Legs Moving!

  Apart from being an eyesore, varicose veins could actually be very painful and might keep you from moving, going out, and doing a few exercises. Here at our South Dakota vein treatment practice, we urge you to think twice about staying at home the whole day as physical activity could actually help diminish the […]

Varicose Veins and Your Body Weight

On a whole, varicose veins are a mechanical problem. As the heart pumps blood throughout the body, its pumping action is not enough to counter the effects of gravity. Fortunately, two mechanisms help prevent the blood flowing backwards to your veins — the pumping action of the calf muscles and the one-way flap valves in […]

3 Foods to Keep Varicose Veins at Bay

Aside from genetics,  nutrition and lifestyle are also factors that play a huge role in having those gnarly, distended veins at the back of your legs. The good news is you can actually tweak your eating habits to make sure that you get enough micronutrients that are needed to keep varicose veins at bay. 1. […]

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