All About DVT and Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are a common condition affecting women and men, particularly in middle and older age. It is often genetic and can also be caused or exacerbated by obesity, smoking, pregnancy, menopause, hormones, lack of physical activity, a prior leg injury, and...

How do Varicose Veins Cause Ulcers?

We all know that varicose veins can be unsightly and uncomfortable. But left untreated, for some people they can become a major health concern with potentially severe repercussions.  One of these risks is the development of a venous ulcer. What are Venous Ulcers? An...

Do Varicose Veins Occur Anywhere Other Than The Legs?

When you hear the term “varicose veins”, chances are the first thing that springs to mind is the legs. This is not unexpected, as varicose veins are by far most associated with (and most obvious in) the legs. This condition, however, is not limited to the lower...