Teacher’s are at Risk for Varicose Veins


There’s a lot of stress that goes along with being a teacher. Early mornings, late nights, rowdy classrooms, grading homework – teachers have enough to worry about without also having to cope with varicose veins. However, as we progress through the 2021-2022 school year, we’re reminded that teachers are at risk for varicose veins. While there are many reasons that teachers might develop varicose veins, there are also things that teachers can do to prevent or minimize the appearance of varicose veins.

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Vitamins and Supplements that Support Vein Health

Varicose veins are a common and well-known symptom of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and other venous diseases. However, there are other, less well-known symptoms of varicose veins that can trouble you before they become visible. These symptoms include restless leg syndrome, leg cramps, rashes, and skin discoloration. 

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What is Vein Disease and How Can I Manage It?

If you have ever noticed visible veins on your legs, you’ve probably wondered how they may affect your health and if they will affect your day-to-day existence. At Summit Skin and Vein Care, we do all we can to clear up any confusion or misinformation and answer any questions you may have about the subject.

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A Guide to Exercising with Varicose Veins

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with or noticed the existence of varicose veins in your legs, you may already be researching ways to eliminate them. However, if you’re simply looking to minimize their impact or increase your overall comfort level, try incorporating daily exercise into your routine.

The key to successful exercise for varicose veins is to focus on low-impact activities. The reason for this is because high impact exercise like running or jumping increases your blood pressure, thus putting undue pressure on varicose veins. Skip the jogging and try low-impact exercise activities, instead.

Let’s explore a few potential workout routines and low-impact activities that can help improve your quality of life while also assuaging the pain and discomfort associated with varicose veins.

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Do Spider Veins Ever Disappear?

If you notice that spider veins are developing on your legs, you may be wondering if they will go away if you leave them alone or if you will need to get them treated. The answer? It is possible to get rid of your spider veins with some help. Before we get into the details, we need to talk about what spider veins are and how you get them.

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Summer Skincare Tips

Your skin is the first thing the world sees of you. While beauty is far more than your skin’s surface, it’s still important to take care of your skin so it can take care of you. Summertime is especially hard on skin. Harsh UV rays can cause sunburn and skin damage. Dry air can lead to dry skin. Warm weather can bring out the blood-loving bugs. Hot, humid weather can result in heat rash.

There’s no question that summer can be tough on your skin, but there are ways to take care of your skin, even in the hotter months. Here are a few tips to keep your skin at its best, so you don’t get the summertime skin condition blues.

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What to Do if You Develop Varicose Veins While Pregnant

Pregnancy is a time of great joy for many women, but it can come with a few drawbacks. One negative side effect of pregnancy: varicose veins. Varicose veins are a common undesirable result of pregnancy, and they are not fun to deal with. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with varicose veins for the rest of your life—there are ways to treat them. You can get back to enjoying your life without worrying about these troublesome veins or dealing with the pain, unsightliness, and discomfort that comes with them. 

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Spring Tips For Varicose Veins

Spring is in the air, and even though the seasons are changing, the pain in your varicose veins remains constant. At Summit Skin & Vein Care, we understand how uncomfortable varicose veins can be. That’s why we’ve put together a list of things that you can do to help lessen the pain and put the spring back in your step.

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When‌ ‌To‌ ‌Seek‌ ‌Varicose‌ ‌Vein‌ ‌Treatment‌ ‌

While for some people, varicose veins are a cosmetic nuisance, others have to deal with throbbing pain that can distract from daily activities. Varicose veins are caused when vein valves become damaged or weakened. These failing vein valves prevent blood from efficiently returning to the heart, causing blood to accumulate in the vein and eventually resulting in the vein’s enlargement. 

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Winter Vein Health Care

With all of this cold weather, it’s easy to neglect caring for your vein health. However, now is the most important time to focus on the health of your veins. Summit Skin and Vein Care has put together some tips to help care for your veins this winter.

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