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Simple Lifestyle Tips for Improving Varicose Veins

Posted: Nov 13 in Blog by

Varicose veins can be painful. To decrease your overall discomfort caused by varicose veins, there are a few simple lifestyle changes you can make. Generally, keeping your body moving throughout the day will help with blood circulation and this will give you a better chance of improving your varicose veins. [Read more]

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Prevent Varicose Veins with Good Nutrition

Posted: Sep 25 in Blog by

The foods you eat affect every part of your body, veins included. If you have varicose veins or spider veins or want to reduce your risk of developing them, eating a healthy diet is a valuable step. In general, any healthy diet should consist of lean proteins, whole grains and a variety of fruits and vegetables. [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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Get Active at the Office to Beat Varicose Veins

Posted: Feb 07 in Blog by

Sitting: it’s something we all do every day, but most of us do it far too much. We sit for a long morning commute, then sit eight hours at work and drive back home to sit through dinner and a couple hours of TV on the couch. Unfortunately, a sedentary lifestyle isn’t always as comfortable as seems—all that sitting can lead to spider veins or varicose veins in Atlanta and Marietta, not to mention the heightened risk for heart attack and stroke. [Read more]

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Take a Plunge to Prevent Varicose Veins

Posted: Nov 09 in Blog by

Every form of exercise has its own perks. Yoga is great for stress relief, weight lifting is super for toning muscles and cardiovascular activities are the bee’s knees for blood circulation. While all forms of exercise can help you fight the battle of a bulging waist line, not all are quite as beneficial when it comes to battling bulging veins. [Read more]

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Pregnant? Watch Out for Varicose Veins

Posted: Oct 11 in Blog by

Unfortunately, if you’re pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant in Marietta, varicose veins are something you’ll need to look out for. Pregnant women are at a higher risk of developing these unsightly, rope-like veins, making careful prevention important for many pregnant women. [Read more]

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Got Vein Pain Walk it off

Posted: Aug 21 in Blog by

If vein issues have kept you cooped up indoors, it isn’t too late to take action! A visit to your vascular surgeon in Marietta can help you overcome these unsightly problems, but you can also fight varicose and spider veins using your own two feet. Any exercise can be an effective tool in preventing vein problems, but few exercises will be as beneficial or easy to do as good old-fashioned walking. [Read more]

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Do Lunges to Prevent Varicose Veins

Posted: Mar 22 in Blog by

Varicose veins develop as a result of weakened or damaged valves in the veins. In addition to wearing support hose in Woodstock, engaging in regular physical activities that enhance blood flow you can prevent the occurrence of varicose veins. Cardiovascular activity is a great way to prevent varicose veins and get in shape for summer. […]

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