Does Wearing High Heels Cause Varicose Veins?

As a male, I admit I don’t know a lot about women’s shoes. I can tell from the pile of footwear my wife and daughters leave in our entryway at home there are many different types, but that’s about it. … Read more

The Hormone Effect: Progesterone Increases the Risk of Varicose Veins

Many factors can predispose someone to developing varicose veins, including heredity, obesity, and standing for prolonged periods. Both men and women are affected, but not equally. So why are women at such a higher risk of developing venous leg issues?… Read more

The Low-Risk Benefits of Treating Varicose Veins in Older Patients

One of the most common questions I’m asked by my older patients is whether or not their age and other health conditions will prevent them from having their varicose veins and spider veins treated. Interestingly, sclerotherapy and other treatments for

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How Does Being Overweight Affect Varicose Veins?

Medical professionals have been warning Americans for decades about the health risks associated with being overweight. While many are familiar with complications like heart disease and diabetes, most don’t know that obesity is also one of the biggest risk factors … Read more