We are all seeing many more people exercising in those colorful athletic compression sleeves or socks. Are they a fashion statement or do they boost performance? A clear, concise answer to that question is not easy.
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Varicose veins, leg pain, and other vein diseases can be hereditary or they can be caused by gender, pregnancy, or spending a lot of time on your feet. However, there are simple changes you can make to your diet to improve the health of your veins. Here are four tips to help keep your veins […]
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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 […]
Leg swelling is caused by the retention of fluid in leg tissues, and is known as peripheral edema. Peripheral edema can be caused by a problem with the circulatory system, the lymphatic system, or the kidneys. It is estimated that approximately 4.4 million people in USA suffer from some type of edema.
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When we perform a mapping ultrasound of our patients at Lakeshore Veins , we often find connections between the deep and superficial veins systems of the legs. We discuss the meaning of perforator veins, answering the most common questions. Perforators are normal, but also can lead to trouble in the person with Venous Insufficiency.
Compression therapy has been used to treat chronic venous disease since ancient times, with the earliest recording found in the Corpus Hippocraticum (450–350 BC). It remains the cornerstone component in the management of both venous and lymphatic disease.
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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Compression stockings are a type of sock you wear to help prevent blood from pooling in your legs. When fitted properly, graduated compression stockings use pressure to enhance blood flow velocity and reduce the tendency of blood to coagulate. However, proper sizing and compression selection by a vein doctor is a universal must for the stockings to be […]
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Varicose veins (e.g. tangled, swollen blood vessels visible beneath the skin’s surface) are not simply a cosmetic issue. Sometimes they can have negative health implications, too. But can a varicose vein really cause a blood clot? Varicose veins are caused when the tiny valves in the vein that push blood along begin to weaken, leak […]