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 […]

What is an Interventional Radiologist?

Many people have never heard of an interventional radiologist or know why they are uniquely trained to diagnose and treat varicose veins.  An interventional radiologist is a subspecialist  whose specific training is  to perform minimally invasive procedures with the help of imaging.  In contrast, a surgeon will open the body and use their eyes and […]

Varicose Veins While Pregnant

Where did all those ugly veins come from?  It should be a very joyous time – creating new life.  However, sometimes the changes in our bodies are very disconcerting and we wonder if we will ever be the same again.

Varicose Veins at 20?

At our Milwaukee Vein Clinic, Lakeshore Veins, we have seen patients in their teens and early 20s with varicose and spider veins.  Many patients feel they are much too young to have this problem and also worry that it is a sign of a far worse disease.  The truth is, varicose and spider veins are often […]

Varicose Veins Treatment – Part 2

Our Milwaukee vein and laser clinic is here to educate you on varicose and spider vein treatments.  The last blog covered the evaluation, diagnosis and ultrasound mapping of varicose veins and how that mapping helps guides treatments.  This weeks blog will go in to greater detail on treating your varicose veins.

Varicose Veins Treatment – Part 1

Last week we discussed why varicose veins occur.  This week we will discuss how varicose veins are evaluated by a physician and how can they be treated.    Before recommending any treatment for your varicose veins, your doctor should first make sure you do not have more serious problems with your deep veins.  Your provider will […]

Are There Natural Remedies For Varicose or Spider Veins?

In my Mequon Vein Clinic, Lakeshore Veins, I find more and more people are searching for alternative and non invasive treatments. To prevent varicose and spider veins from developing we recommend, exercise, leg elevation, maintaining a healthy body weight and use of compression stockings.  Many people can do everything right and still develop varicose and […]

Mequon Vein Clinic treats Spider Veins, Varicose Veins

At Lakeshore Veins, a Mequon Vein Clinic on the north side of Milwaukee, we treat spider veins, varicose veins and leg pain in a comfortable, healing atmosphere.  If you have aching legs, pain, swelling, obvious ropy varicose veins, embarrassing spider veins or just are not sure why your legs do not feel right, come have your […]

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 […]