Smoking & Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Risk

Smoking & Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Risk

Is Smoking a Risk Factor for DVT? Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) happens when a blood clot, also called a thrombosis, forms in one or more of the deep veins in the body. They’re most common in the lower leg, thigh, or pelvis and often cause leg pain or swelling. However,...
6 Early Signs of DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)

6 Early Signs of DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)

What Can Cause DVT? Who Is Likely To Get DVT? 6 Early Signs Of DVT Treat Your Early Stage DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein located deep inside your body. This condition can be very serious because blood clots...
Varicose Veins: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Varicose Veins: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Do you have varicose veins? You’re not alone. Did you know that 30% of Americans will have varicose veins in their life? In this article, you’ll get to explore everything about varicose veins from treatment options to causes and diagnosis. Read on to discover what...
What causes varicose veins in men?

What causes varicose veins in men?

When people think of varicose veins, they tend to believe they only occur in women. While it is more common, it is not necessarily true. Roughly 11 million men in the United States between 40 and 80 years of age are affected by varicose veins. A study has shown that...
What Causes Spider Veins?

What Causes Spider Veins?

Do you have veins that seem to be very prominent and obvious under your skin? Those are probably spider veins. Medically referred to as Telangiectasias, spider veins are small and dilated blood vessels that appear near the surface of the skin. They can be red, blue,...