How We may be Impacting Our Vein Health and Not Even Realize It

impacting our vein health

We’ve probably all heard about how onions clean the blood or other recommendations to keep our precious red body fluid healthy. With the rising numbers of heart related deaths each year, it’s no wonder doctors and heart care associations are cranking out awareness. In 2015, the Center for Disease and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 610,000 people will die of heart disease. One of the major problems leading up to heart disease is high cholesterol. 1 in 6 adults in the U.S. have cholesterol levels above the “healthy” 200mg mark.>

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Varicose Veins

things you may not know about varicose veins

Quite simply put, varicose veins aren’t pleasant. They can be uncomfortably painful and also cause unsightly lumps and bumps in your legs. Most people assume that varicose veins are little more than a cosmetic ailment, however they often have other serious symptoms.  Usually people don’t associate these with varicose veins, but there are important signals to watch out for, so it’s always important to keep an eye on swollen ankles and feet, muscle cramps, and dry skin.