Venous Reflux Disease: Who is susceptible?

Normal veins have valves that prevent the blood they carry from flowing backwards – away from the heart. When the valves do not function properly, they can allow blood to flow backwards and pool in the legs. When this occurs, it is referred to as venous reflux. Venus reflux can cause pain, lead to varicose…

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Obesity Can Cause and Conceal Varicose Veins

Losing weight is a common New Year’s resolution people make, for good reason. Obesity contributes to the likelihood of developing many poor health conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and some forms of cancer. Obesity can also cause varicose veins to develop. Carrying extra pounds puts pressure on your veins. Larger veins…

The Veinwave Procedure at The Vein Clinic of North Carolina

The Vein Clinic of North Carolina offers the latest technology to treat spider veins. Utilizing revolutionary Unipolar Thermocoagulation (UPT), the Veinwave™ procedure delivers instant results with no side effects. High-frequency heat energy delivered through an ultra-fine insulated needle causes the vein walls to cling together, collapse and disappear. Unlike most lasers, there is no risk…