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Why You Should Never Ignore Swelling in Your Legs Dec 1st, 2019

If you notice that your legs, ankles, or feet are swollen, you have edema. Any part of your body may be affected, but it’s usually most obvious in your lower limbs. Edema can occur from something as simple as sitting or standing in one position for an extended time, or...

Varicose Veins: Not Just an Older Woman’s Problem Oct 31st, 2019

Varicose veins — enlarged blue-ish veins that show through your skin — are typically associated with older women. Although age may increase your risk of developing varicose veins, they can appear in both genders at any age. This common problem we see at VeinMedic is caused by weakened valves inside...

What Causes Spider Veins and How Can I Get Rid of Them? Oct 11th, 2019

It’s easy to spot spider veins. These thin blood vessels form a weblike design in red, purple, or blue under the skin, most prominently on your legs and face. While they typically aren’t harmful, spider veins can increase your chances of having varicose veins and can take a toll on...

Treating Big Blue Varicose Veins Can Improve Your Vascular Health Sep 20th, 2019

It’s easy to recognize a varicose vein, thanks to its big, blue, twisted appearance. While they’re often just a source of embarrassment, varicose veins can be part of a more dangerous disorder. If you have unsightly leg veins, Dr. Michael Kassouf and our VeinMedic team can identify their cause and...