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Spider Veins and Sunburn

Posted: May 31 in Blog by

While getting a little bit of sun helps produce energy and boost our immune system by providing vitamin D, too much sun will dry out and damage the skin. Lack of moisture and elasticity in the skin give the outermost layer of veins a difficult time, stopping them from flexing and moving properly. When this happens blood can start to pool, causing more spider veins to develop. [Read more]

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Prevent Varicose and Spider Veins with Easy Exercises

Posted: Mar 31 in Blog by

Though any low-impact workout can be an asset in preventing varicose veins and spider veins in Atlanta, many exercises can help you reduce your risk of vein disease without even leaving the comfort of your own home. By mastering a few simple exercises that improve your circulation and get blood flowing through your legs, you can work on spider vein prevention anywhere, anytime. [Read more]

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Natural Ways to Fight Spider Veins

Posted: Mar 23 in Blog by

Natural spider vein remedies are not going to correct existing spider veins in the same way that vein treatment will. In Marietta, Atlanta and the surrounding areas many people seek spider vein treatment with proven vein therapy techniques like sclerotherapy and conservative medical treatments. Natural remedies for spider veins can often be incorporated into your existing treatment plan so you can achieve the best-looking legs possible. [Read more]

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Yoga for Varicose and Spider Veins

Posted: Mar 10 in Blog by

Like other low-impact workouts, yoga can help you prevent varicose veins and spider veins if you live around Atlanta by building your leg strength and boosting your cardiovascular health. Yoga comes in many forms and includes countless different poses, but some are especially useful for promoting circulation in your legs—poses that elevate the legs will use gravity to your circulatory advantage, helping blood flow from the lower extremities back to the heart. [Read more]

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Sitting on Spider Veins

Posted: Mar 02 in Blog by

Man, woman, young and old—sitting with our legs crossed is a custom that crosses the barriers of gender, age and class. Whether we prefer to sit wrapped up on the floor or scrunched into an oversized chair, we are not sitting long before one leg crosses itself over the other. And for many people, this position will remain for hours until it is time to stand up and move onto the next location where we can sit once again. [Read more]

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Prevent Spider Veins with Low-Impact Exercise

Posted: Feb 22 in Blog by

But some workouts are more suitable to those with vein conditions than others. Because the running and jumping involved in high-impact activities will put extra pressure on your legs, they can make the swelling in your veins worse and may not be the best option for those with problem spider veins and varicose veins. Instead, it’s a better choice to stick with low-impact exercises that help you build cardiovascular health and strong legs without the risk of making your problems worse. [Read more]

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Pantyhose for Spider Veins, It’s a Health Thing

Posted: Nov 02 in Blog by

Sometimes fashion trends will work in your favor. That is the feeling many women have as they let out a sigh of relief and grab a pair of stockings from their drawer. Pantyhose are back in style again, which makes it easier than ever to hide embarrassing varicose and spider veins. In Marietta and Atlanta, stores are stocking up on colorful stockings as the winter months quickly approach, and women are starting to don the old favorite even when they don’t have a reason to hide their legs. [Read more]

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Fight Spider Veins with Food

Posted: Aug 14 in Blog by

Unsightly spider veins are your summer wardrobe’s worst enemy—these thin, wispy and oddly colored blue veins can occur on your legs and face and will surely make you rethink your short summer dresses and leg-baring bathing suits. If you already suffer from spider veins that are ruining your summer in Marietta, sclerotherapy can help banish these pesky veins for good. However, if you’re lucky and don’t already have spider veins, you may be able to keep them at bay by making simple changes to your diet plan. In addition to altering the foods you eat, your vein specialist may suggest losing weight, exercise or support hose to help reduce potential incidence of spider veins. [Read more]

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Facial Spider Veins: Causes and Solutions

Posted: May 29 in Blog by

Sometimes, facial spider veins appear as a symptom of a skin condition known as rosacea, which can also cause redness, inflammation, acne and oily skin on areas of the face. Rosacea is a progressive disorder and may cause some people to develop vascular rosacea, which is the phase in which facial spider veins typically occur. If you notice thin veins and swelling along your cheeks and nose, it may be indicative of rosacea’s development. [Read more]

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Tighter Clothes = Tighter Body?

Posted: May 22 in Blog by

Although research has suggested that compression clothing may decrease muscle fatigue by reducing muscle vibrations, most proponents claim that compression gear benefits athletic performance most by improving circulation and blood flow. This is backed up by a small amount of research, which asserts that better circulation will allow your body to use less energy to perform the same or even more strenuous tasks, but studies into this claim’s veracity are few and unconvincing. In other words, much more research is needed before we should believe assertions that compression clothing has incredible performance-enhancing abilities. [Read more]

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