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Tips for Travelers with Venous Disease

Long trips are often accompanied by long hours spent in an uncomfortable seated position. Whether you’re in a car, plane, or train, sitting for an extended period of time decreases circulation because of pressure to the legs. It is important to understand how your circulatory system works and what precautions should be considered before any […]

Common Questions Regarding Vein Treatment

Here are some common questions about vein treatment you can have answered during a Free Screening or Full Consult at Lakeshore Veins  in the Northern Milwaukee suburbs. (We are a stone’s throw away from I 43, and only 10-15 minutes from I 45 via Mequon Road).

Varicose Veins and Exercise

The benefits of regular exercise are well known, yet when it comes to vein health not all physical activity is created equal.  Activities that require your legs to support heavier weight over a prolonged period such as weightlifting, or backpacking, or possibly repetitive movements like running can cause your leg vessels to distend.   You may […]

Bleeding and Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins are unsightly and can cause adverse symptoms.  Most frequently the symptoms of varicose veins are pain, heaviness, leg swelling, itching, skin discoloration and restless legs.  However, sometimes varicose veins can bleed, and they can bleed extensively.  This bleeding is one of the primary reasons why people will end up in the emergency room […]

Essential Oils for Varicose Veins

I have to say that I do believe in the medicinal value in plants and the natural living things that surround us.  The ancient societies including the Greeks certainly knew what plants had antibacterial properties and which ones would help with common problems like heartburn.  So, I thought researching essential oils for varicose and spider […]

Are Varicose Veins and Restless Leg Syndrome Related?

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a neurologic condition that usually results from abnormal central nervous system functioning. However, secondary causes such as varicose veins can contribute to the symptoms. In these instances, addressing underlying venous disease can help patients find relief from restless legs. Unlike RLS, venous reflux disease (or varicose veins) is easily treatable […]