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Laser Treatment for Minnesota Men with Varicocse Veins

Most men in the Minneapolis and St Paul areas think varicose veins are a problem for women and that it’s not a big deal. The reality is that one of every two men suffer from varicose veins, according to epidemiology … Read More

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Treatment of Spider Veins in Minnesota

Spider veins are small groups of tiny blood vessels just under the skin surface that frequently resemble spider webs or tree branches. They are usually red, blue, or purple and are clearly visible, appearing on the thighs, lower legs, and … Read More

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Causes of Spider Veins in Minnesota

Spider veins (also called telangiectasia) are small dilated blood vessels in the surface of the skin, typically less than 1 millimeter in diameter.  They can develop anywhere on the body but are commonly seen on the face and legs. Most … Read More

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Anatomy of Veins in the Lower Extremities | Minnesota

This blog talks about the anatomy of veins in the legs, the purpose of blog is to educate the patients with varicose veins in the Minneapolis and St. Paul areas. All of the veins in the body are either part … Read More

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Factors that Aggravate the Varicose Veins | Minnesota

In the previous blog, we discussed the mechanism of varicose veins in Minnesotan patients.  Correct functioning of the venous system depends on a complex series of valves. Varicose veins develop slowly when the frail valves of veins are dysfunctional. There … Read More

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Causes of Varicose Veins in Minnesotan Patients

In Minnesota alone, about 19% of men and 36% of women have varicose veins. It most often occurs in the veins in the legs and thighs. Varicose veins tend to be inherited, and become more prominent as a person ages. … Read More

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Healing Secret of Varicose Veins in Minnesota

There is probably nothing more frustrating than unsightly varicose veins nowadays.  More and more men and women in Minnesota are concerned with venous diseases, such as varicose veins, spider veins and hemorrhoids. Females are three times more likely to suffer … Read More

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Varicose Veins: The Basics on This Painful Condition and How One Stop Medical Center In Minnesota Can Help

Varicose veins and spider veins are small, visible veins that come in shades of blue, purple and red. We have these veins our whole lives, but certain risk factors can cause the veins to grow in size, thickness, darkness or … Read More

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Myths of Varicose Veins in Minnesota

People in Minneapolis and St Paul sometimes believe that the climate in our state affects their varicose veins more than other climates. That is just a myth and simply not true. Here are some other myths about varicose veins. First … Read More

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Varicose Vein and Pregnancy | Minneapolis Minneapolis & St Paul

Women in Minnesota often get varicose veins during pregnancy which is very common but harmless. The reason that women get this during pregnancy is because the uterus is applying pressure to the large vein that carries the blood back to … Read More

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There is Help for Minneapolis Men and Women Suffering from Varicose Veins

Varicose veins affect more women than men. In fact, it is estimated that 25 percent of women in the United States have varicose veins. Pregnancy and obesity are two things that can put people at risk for developing a varicose … Read More

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Venous Stasis Ulcers | Minnesota

Venous problems are probably among the most common chronic conditions in the Minnesota. Ulcers are not common. Venous stasis ulcers are the end- stage of venous insufficiency. The region most commonly affected is the area just above the medial side … Read More

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Pain During Sex Could Be From Your Veins | Minneapolis & St Paul

Pregnant women are starting to feel more comfortable discussing sexual issues due to pain in the pelvic area during sex. The condition causing this pain is known as pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) or varicose veins in the pelvic area. In … Read More

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What to Do if You Have Painful Varicose Veins | Minneapolis and St. Paul

Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins. The veins are the blood vessels that are responsible for returning blood to the heart. A varicose vein develops when some of the blood stays inside of the veins. Varicose veins can be very … Read More

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Women Having Higher Risk of Varicose Veins | Minneapolis & St Paul

Sorry women but you are more at risk for varicose veins due to hormonal conditions, hormone replacement therapy, birth control and pregnancy. When a woman is pregnant there is 50% more blood circulating which puts more stress on the veins. … Read More

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Get Rid of Painful Varicose Veins | Minneapolis

Varicose veins are knotted enflamed veins most commonly affected in the lower half of the body. Areas include but are not limited to the legs, ankles, and feet. Minnesota Varicose veins are often the result of the intense strain on … Read More

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Varicose Veins in Pregnancy | Minneapolis & St Paul

Varicose veins are the common reason for the office visit in Minnesota. Varicose veins often occur during pregnancy as a result of extra blood that’s produced, which adds a lot of pressure on blood vessels inside the leg veins. Also, … Read More

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Variose Veins Laser Care | Minneapolis

If you have varicose veins then you are familiar with the discomfort they can cause and the feeling that you don’t want anyone to see your legs. Many men and women will not even wear shorts due to how unsightly … Read More

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Varicose Vein History Part III | Minneosta

The methods of stripping Varicose Veins with strippers or Keller wire and open surgical approaches at the beginning of the 20th century were still very crude and not procedures that people looked forward to having. Some of the surgical procedures … Read More

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History of Varicose Vein Surgery – Part II | Minneapolis & St Paul

The University of Cordoba in the Arabs produced one of the most famous surgeons. He was known to the western culture as Albucasis (930 AD to 1313 AD). He became a prominent surgeon during that era. He was appointed as … Read More

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History of Varicose Vein Surgery – Part I | Minneapolis & St Paul

The Origin of the word varicose comes from the Greek word, “grapelike”. It was thought to be first used as a medical description by Hippocrates in 460 BC. For over 2000 years mankind has suffered from varicose veins and has … Read More

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Varicose Veins | Minneapolis & St Paul

Varicose veins are caused by weakening of the veins and valves in the legs. When the valves in the veins do not properly keep blood flowing from the legs up to the heart, blood begins to collect in the legs … Read More

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Causes of Varicose Veins | Minneapolis & St Paul

Veins are the blood vessels responsible for carrying blood to the heart. Generally, they carry deoxygenated blood away from the tissues. There are valves inside of veins that help blood move towards the heart. In varicose veins, the valves do … Read More

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