5 Things You Need to Know About Varicose Veins

More than 23% of adults have varicose veins. Many do not consider this to be a serious medical condition. While some varicose veins are, others can also signal the presence of something potentially harmful, or even fatal. Read below to find out more about why varicose...

Here’s What Happens When You Leave Varicose Veins Untreated

Varicose veins appear when veins are damaged, leaving the blood to pool around the area. This causes the appearance of unsightly bulging veins that are visible from outside the skin. While this may be the case, many still view varicose veins as merely a cosmetic issue...
Does Diabetes Cause Varicose Veins?

Does Diabetes Cause Varicose Veins?

All the veins in our bodies are responsible for carrying blood back to the heart. However, as humans age, these veins tend to decrease in their functionality and they no longer control blood flow as they should. This is especially prominent in the veins on our legs,...

Ways to Improve Blood Circulation in the Veins

There are many treatment options for chronic venous insufficiency. Some required surgery in the past, but advances in medical technology have made it possible to treat vein conditions using minimally invasive methods that don’t require surgery. But to paraphrase the...
The Causes of Skin Discoloration On Ankles (Brown Skin)

The Causes of Skin Discoloration On Ankles (Brown Skin)

Discoloration in the legs is not something that commonly occurs, especially in the absence of injury. That is why it should be considered a red flag for something more serious and should be taken seriously. What Causes Discoloration in the Legs? There are several...