3 Ways to Manage Varicose Veins as an Athlete

 ways to manage varicose veins as an athlete
Varicose veins are a common problem for athletes. The constant pressure on the veins caused by running and jumping can lead to varicose veins in the legs. If left untreated, varicose veins can cause pain and swelling in the legs. Let’s look at three ways that athletes can manage varicose veins with an active lifestyle.
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7 Tips for Pregnant Women with Varicose Veins

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Pregnant women are often faced with a number of new challenges, and varicose veins can be one of them. Varicose veins can be caused by weight gain, constricted blood flow, and other pregnancy-related factors. If you’re pregnant and have varicose veins, don’t worry – we have some tips for you! In this blog post, we will discuss how to help manage them.

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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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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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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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How to Manage Varicose Vein Pain

Many people that experience varicose veins suffer pain. This is because the valves in the veins are malfunctioning, making it harder for blood to flow upwards. Without proper blood flow, the blood starts to pool and collect in areas, increasing the pressure on the vein, causing it to bulge and/or twist. Over time this pressure can result in pain. Summit Skin & Vein Care recommends a consultation for advice on a possible long-term treatment for varicose veins. However, when awaiting treatment options, try these methods to assist in reducing the pain of varicose veins.

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The 3Ws of Vein Health

The 3Ws of Vein Health

The 3Ws of Vein Health

At Summit Skin & Vein Care, our goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients through the treatment of challenging vein conditions and educating patients on preventative lifestyle choices. We believe in teaching the 3Ws as the key to keeping healthy veins:

    • Water
    • Walking
    • Wearing Compression Pants

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What is DVT?

What-Is-DVT?

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) 

Pain or swelling in the legs or arms can significantly change your lifestyle. If your leg or arm pain is coupled with a pre-existing medical condition that affects blood clotting, if you are overweight or smoke, if you had a recent fracture in your pelvis, hips or lower extremities – you might be at risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). This illness occurs when a blood clot forms deep in the body and partially or completely blocks blood flow through the vein.

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Celebrating 15 Years Of Service in the Kansas City Area

Dr. Bruce Fearon, MD is a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine and is Board Certified in Family Practice. In 2005, Dr. Fearon had over 12 years of providing excellent healthcare as a primary care physician, and had a dream of creating his own one-of-a-kind vein treatment center to treat patients in the Kansas City metro area.

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