Month: October 2012

Exercise and Varicose Veins

One of the most frequently asked questions is, “Does exercise have any effect on varicose veins and/or spider veins?” Our doctors always tell our patients that the benefits of exercise will outweigh the negatives. Exercise improves circulation, which can only be beneficial for the overall health of the individual. Of course, exercise can’t cure someone […]

Veins and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a wonderful state of being for most women, although it can create associated medical problems. Spider veins and varicose veins are foremost among these problems. These vein conditions are very often genetic in nature – if your mother had spider or varicose veins during pregnancy, you stand a pretty good chance of developing […]