1. What Foods Affect Varicose Veins?

    Did you know that over half of Americans that are over the age of 50 are affected by varicose veins? While most people with varicose veins, and even spider veins, may never have any serious health issues as a result of varicose veins, if they are left untreated and the affected person continues to live an unhealthy lifestyle, then varicose veins ca…Read More

  2. Exercising With Varicose Veins: Part Two

    In our last blog, we covered different activities that are encouraged for people who struggle with varicose veins, and a couple that may dampen overall vein health. Lifting weights was an activity in the article that people may want to proceed with caution and consult a doctor at Venocare about, however with proper care, weightlifting can be incorp…Read More

  3. Exercising With Varicose Veins: Part One

    As we’ve mentioned in previous blogs, movement is crucial for preventing varicose veins. Movement gets the blood flowing and increases circulation, so Fibrin — a blood protein — doesn’t have the ability to compound on an injured vein that produces the dark, bulged, and sometimes painful vein. Varicose veins can bear discomfort in the form o…Read More

  4. Six Nutrients That Support Varicose Vein Prevention

    In our last blog, we explored the careers that make people more vulnerable to varicose veins. When the cause of varicose veins is distilled down, they’re really just a by-product of imbalanced blood circulation in veins. If you’re prone to varicose veins because of your profession or other circumstances, here at Venocure, we have the medical te…Read More

  5. Jobs That Increase Your Risk For Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are a result of the inability to circulate blood throughout the body. If there are any issues that hinder free blood flow, blood valves within veins may be damaged or stop working. If the valves are closed off, blood pools in the vein which results in veins that are visible through your skin. Both standing and sitting for long period…Read More

  6. What Is VNUS Closure?

    Venocure is proud to offer VNUS ClosureFAST™ as a safe alternative to vein surgery. Many patients are considering this procedure first before other varicose vein treatments due to the minimally invasive method. VNUS Closure is also known as Venefit, which uses radiofrequency energy to warm and contract collagen that is found inside vein walls—c…Read More

  7. What Is Sclerotherapy?

    Although varicose veins could be a great natural addition to any Halloween costume this year, it’s likely that if you have one, you want to get it treated as soon as possible. One available spider veins and varicose veins treatment is sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy is a solution injection directly into the affected vein that soothes and relieves pa…Read More

  8. What Is Radiofrequency Ablation?

    Radiofrequency Ablation, RFA, is a procedure that treats varicose veins using a catheter to transfer radio-energy into the vein, which helps close the affected vein. Varicose veins are diseased, which can make it quite painful for those who develop one. At its root, radiofrequency ablation breaks down varicose veins with the use of lasers that melt…Read More

  9. What Causes Spider Veins?

    Large. Raised. Swollen. Twisted. These are three words commonly used to describe varicose veins. Smaller. Red. Purple. Blue. Twisted. These describe spider veins, which are a similar skin condition to varicose veins. The cause of spider veins cannot be narrowed down to one piece of evidence. Someone may get spider veins because of their genetics, t…Read More