How The Summer Heat Affects Your Varicose Veins

When it gets to be about April, a lot of people become anxious for summer to get here – from the last day of school to exciting summer vacations – summertime is the season for fun. However, most patients suffering from varicose veins feel the most relieved when summer is over. The hotter months can increase blood flow and worsen the varicose veins symptoms.

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Lee’s Summit Events: June 2019

The kids are home for the summer and the weather is getting warmer! Check out the hottest events going on in Lee’s Summit this June:

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5 Foods to Eat if You Have Varicose Veins (and what foods to avoid)

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Aside from genetics, nutrition and lifestyle are also key factors that can play a huge role in the development of varicose veins. Fortunately, you can pay attention to what you’re putting into your body and tweak your eating habits to ensure you’re getting enough micronutrients in your diet. Here are a few foods to help you eat your way to healthier veins: [Read more…]

Lee’s Summit Events: May 2019

Lee's Summit, MO Events: May 2019

From Mother’s Day events to the Farmer’s Market, there’s plenty to do as Lee’s Summit transitions into warmer weather! Here are some of the amazing events going on in the Lee’s Summit community this May:

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5 Exercises to Help Prevent Varicose Veins

5 Exercises to Prevent Varicose Veins

One of the key factors in the development of varicose veins is an inactive lifestyle. Not getting enough exercise slows circulation and allows blood to pool in the lower limbs. Incorporating a little more activity into your lifestyle is a great way to combat varicose veins.

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Lee’s Summit Events: April 2019

Spring has sprung! We want our patients to feel their very best physically so they can fully participate in all the fun events that come with sunshine. As the sun comes out, Lee’s Summit is bustling with fun activities for all ages. Here is a glimpse of what you can enjoy as we say goodbye to winter and hello to spring!
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DVT Awareness Month: Recognize Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) impacts an astonishing number of people each year. While the exact number of cases is unknown, the CDC estimates that around 900,000 people experience symptoms of DVT every year. Patients develop DVT when a blood clot, called a thrombus, forms in a large vein, usually in the leg. This can lead to partial or completely blocked circulation and can be dangerous for some. Different issues can cause DVT; it’s important to recognize the symptoms and are familiar with risk factors to see if DVT could be an issue in your life.
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Lee’s Summit Events: March 2019

Raise your hand if you’re ready for spring! If this winter has felt too long for you, there are plenty of exciting adventures to be had around Lee’s Summit. Whether you’re celebrating the luck of the Irish or preparing for gardening season, there’s something for everyone! [Read more…]

Spring Break Tips: Protect Your Veins While Traveling

Spring break is right around the corner and many people love to escape the cold for warmer climates. However, if you suffer from vein problems, you could be in danger when you travel. Don’t let varicose veins ruin your spring vacation – follow these steps to keep your veins healthy!  [Read more…]

Lee’s Summit Events: February 2019

Love is in the air, and we have plenty of good ideas about how you can show some love to Lee’s Summit in February! This short month is not short on fun; don’t miss out on any of these exciting local events! [Read more…]

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