Yoga and Varicose Veins

You may have heard it before.  Yoga can treat varicose veins.  Where did this come from? In evaluating this claim, it’s best to recall the source of varicose veins.  Let’s start with the fact that blood travels down to your legs as the heart pumps.  After all, you...

6 Effective Asanas To Treat Varicose Veins

Can yoga help varicose veins? Yoga can alleviate the pain caused by pressure. When you suffer from varicose veins, the recommended poses are usually leg elevation poses. This helps the accumulated lymph and blood to drain into the heart. Also, the pressure is eased....
Will Health Insurance Cover my Varicose Veins?

Will Health Insurance Cover my Varicose Veins?

Will Health Insurance Cover my Varicose Veins? As you know, insurance companies have changed significantly over the years and that it why it is very important that you get all the information from your insurance company so you can fully understand your coverage. The...
What is Phlebitis?

What is Phlebitis?

What is Phlebitis? Phlebitis is a vein inflammation that causes pain in one’s legs and/or arms. The inflammation can occur in deep veins or superficial veins. Superficial phlebitis is when the upper layer of veins gets inflamed.  It can easily be treated by topical...
Horse Chestnut for Veins and Vein Disease

Horse Chestnut for Veins and Vein Disease

Horse Chestnut for Veins and Vein Disease  One of the most common questions that I am asked is whether or not herbal supplements are useful for treatment of vein diseases. Perhaps the most popular of these supplements is horse chestnut.  I thought I should address...