Year: 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 […]

Spider Vein Treatment Options

With their network of finely dilated red or blue blood vessels, spider veins can create unsightly blemishes. But with a range of non-invasive and minimally invasive treatment options available, today spider veins can be removed painlessly and efficiently. At the Vein Institute of New Jersey with eight (8) convenient locations in Clifton, Landing, Livingston, Morristown, Princeton, […]

Are Varicose Veins Dangerous?

With their twisted, purplish or blue contortions, sometimes protruding above the surrounding skin, varicose veins can certainly be unsightly. But are varicose veins dangerous? Most varicose veins are relatively benign. Often, these veins itch or are painful—especially when standing or walking. Other common symptoms of varicose veins can include cramping and aching, and legs that […]