List of factors which can cause spider veins or varicose veins

Does Crossing Your Legs Cause Spider Veins?

Unfortunately, spider veins are unavoidable, with more than half of all women in the U.S. affected by them. However, if you’ve ever been told that crossing your legs will cause spider veins, rest assured, this information falls into the medical myths category. Crossing your legs is not one of the causes of this vascular problem. Spider veins and varicose […]

Venous Ulcers vs Arterial Ulcers

Perhaps you have noticed someone wearing a compression wrap and wondered what that was for.  The compression wraps as you see in the picture are generally used to treat venous ulcers.  Many people understand they have a problem with their circulation but do not understand why.  The differences between venous ulcers and arterial ulcers are […]

Varicose Vein Pain Relief is Available

Greater than 20 percent of women and seven percent of men suffer from venous disease in the United States.  The common symptoms of varicose vein include aching pain, swelling and itching in the legs.  In the past, invasive surgery was required to remove them. Varicose veins are veins that become swollen and large — often […]