What Causes Varicose Veins ? Patients frequently ask “what causes varicose veins?” The simple answer: Dysfunction of the tiny valves in the legs that are designed to allow blood to proceed upwards to the heart. […]
Waking up provides people with their first sensations of the day. For some, that first sensation is pain. Once a person gets moving around, the pain will often gradually subside as the day progresses. However, […]
Leg pain, limb swelling, and varicose veins affect over 20 million people in the United States. Unfortunately, many Americans do not seek medical attention for these conditions because they are perceived as being cosmetic in […]
Dr. Cecilia Lorenzo, Vein Care Solutions Leg pain, limb swelling, and varicose veins affect over 20 million people in the United States. Unfortunately, many Americans do not seek medical attention for these conditions because they […]
Varicose veins are gnarled, enlarged veins. Any vein may become varicose, but the veins most commonly affected are dependent areas like legs and feet where pressure increases with standing and walking.
Varicose Veins—Not Just a Cosmetic Problem
By Dr. David Lawrence, FACS, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
Varicose veins are a frequent and distressing problem that affects millions of people each year. However, these bulging and unsightly veins are more than just a cosmetic problem. Varicose veins can cause a variety of symptoms such as pain, fatigue, aching, itching, burning, and heaviness. […]