Sheen Vein Blogs

Can You Get a Blood Clot in a Varicose Vein?

February 9, 2018

Varicose veins can be unsightly and sometimes painful. They are usually caused by increased blood pressure in the legs that is the result of weakened valves, allowing blood to collect in the veins. Due to this nature, many patients often wonder if it’s possible to get a blood clot in a varicose vein. Can You…

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How Can Stasis Dermatitis Be Prevented?

February 8, 2018

Stasis Dermatitis is a condition that affects nearly 40% of adults today. While the name may imply that it is a skin condition, the truth is that the underlying cause of stasis dermatitis lies deep within the veins. In fact, the full name of the condition is venous stasis dermatitis. The good news is that…

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What Happens If You Pop a Varicose Vein?

January 19, 2018

As varicose veins worsen over time, there is an increased likelihood that one of your veins will rupture. Depending on the size and location of the injury, it is possible that you could lose a significant amount of blood from a single popped vein. So what happens if you pop a varicose vein? Varicose Vein…

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How to Prevent Varicose Veins

January 9, 2018

As with most health concerns, the best policy is prevention before a problem occurs. What you may not know is that there are several methods for preventing varicose veins before they become a real problem. If you’re curious about how to prevent varicose veins, these tips will help you reduce the likelihood of varicose veins…

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How Do You Prevent Spider Veins in Your Legs?

December 19, 2017

The best way to keep from having unsightly spider veins later in life is to take preventative steps when you are young. Spider veins are caused by extra pressure in the legs as we age, and there are a few simple ways you can help relieve that pressure daily to prevent spider veins from forming…

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Spider Veins in the Leg

What is The Cause of Spider Veins?

November 19, 2017

As our bodies age, many people begin to notice spider veins appearing on their legs. At first, it may not seem so serious, and many people have resigned themselves to visible veins as a natural part of aging. However, there are several causes of spider veins that can be treated and prevent worsening of the…

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2 Recent Major Advances in Laser Hair Removal Technology

June 6, 2017

While the first laser hair removal device invented in 1995 removed hair poorly, the next hair removal laser developed in 1998 worked very well and was officially approved by the FDA for use by professionals. What made this new laser different from its predecessor was its ability to target the melanin in a hair’s follicle…

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Proven Strategies for Reducing the Symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome

May 1, 2017

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) affects many Americans, and symptoms can vary greatly depending upon the individual. While many sufferers of RLS experience only occasional or light symptoms, there are some individuals who are greatly affected by the condition. For those who are hit hard by RLS, life can be difficult. For example, RLS causes sleep…

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Varicose Veins in Men: A Common Condition

April 20, 2017

Varicose veins aren’t just a problem for women. Men can get varicose veins too, particularly if there is a family history of vein disease. Unsightly varicose veins aren’t always just a cosmetic problem either. Venous disease can be painful and sometimes lead to other medical conditions. In some cases, complications such as blood clots and…

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Varicose Veins in Children: What You Need to Know

March 29, 2017

Varicose veins frequently are an inherited condition that even children can develop. Although severe cases of varicose veins aren’t common in children, if your child has bulging leg veins or experiences symptoms associated with the condition, it’s time for a doctor to take a closer look. The more you learn about varicose veins in general, the more…

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