Varicose Vein Treatments

Venous disease presents itself in many shapes and sizes. They vary from large visible varicose veins, to veins causing symptoms that are not visible, or to spider veins. Each one has different forms of treatments available. Memphis Vascular Center can treat all the above! Let’s discuss some of the treatment options. Large varicose veins can cuase your legs to feel…

What does it cost for vein treatments?

So maybe you have seen commercials or ads by now, and  you have thought having these veins on my legs are really not a big deal.  Or you may have thought it is going to be to expensive to get rid of these veins.  Well in many cases, your treatment may be covered under your insurance plan. Many times, large…

What is a varicose vein?

There are different types of veins in your body. Some examples are deep and superficial. Deep veins are centrally located and carry a majority of your blood back to your heart. Superficial veins carry a small portion of your blood and are located closer to your skin. Varicose or spider veins form because of faulty valves in a superficial vein….

PREGNANCY AND VARICOSE VEINS…..

There are ways to minimize them and their long term effects. Typically, there are three main causes.  The first, probably the most obvious, is that as the baby grows pressure on the veins in the pelvis increases.  This will make it harder for the veins in the legs to circulate the blood back to the heart.  This will cause the…

Varicose Veins and your health

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Here is a good article discussing varicose veins and your vascular health. http://www.newsmax.com/FastFeatures/blood-pressure-varicose-veins/2016/07/14/id/738744/ Varicose veins are caused by high blood pressure within a vein. The unsightly or bulging veins in the legs or pelvis occur when valves in the veins break. Although the veins become enlarged or twisted, varicose veins aren’t usually a serious medical condition, Johns Hopkins reports. Other…

Holiday shopping and your leg health

It is that time of year again. You are having to fight the traffic and the crowds at stores. Chances are that this time of the year you will be putting in more walking miles than you do the rest of the year. For people with venous or arterial disease in their legs, it can be quite challenging. Typically, problems…

Varicose vein myths and facts

Patients ask me all of the time, “How can I prevent varicose veins?” The truth is hard to swallow. varicose vein prevention with exerciseIt is hard to accept because we feel helpless. We want control in our lives. We want to be able to change things that are wrong. If we are overweight, there is a self-help solution. Diet and…

Risk factors for Varicose Veins

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Varicose veins are swollen veins that lie under your skin. They look lumpy and dark blue or purple through your skin. They usually affect your legs, particularly your calf and sometimes your thigh.Veins have one-way valves that help keep blood flowing toward your heart. If your valves are weak or damaged, blood can back up and pool in your veins….

Pelvic Pain and your venous health

Memphis Vascular Center not only focuses on your legs, but your overall venous health. Poor venous flow can also cause pelvic pain. MVC offers treatment options for pelvic congestion syndrome.  Memphis Vascular is the first Nationally Accredited Memphis Vein Center.  For more information or question please contact us at 901-683-1890 or email us. Pelvic Pain? Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Symptoms and treatment…

Symptoms from varicose veins can be perceived as other issues.

Varicose veins can cause all types of symptoms.  It is important to get a vascular work up if you are experiencing knee or leg pain, fatigue, swelling or discoloration.  If you would like to learn more about how venous disease can effect your legs and daily living, please click here .   http://www.news-press.com/story/life/wellness/2015/09/28/varicose-vein-problems-before-having-knee-surgery-specialists-joseph-magnant/72750322/