Circulation is a function that we expect to occur naturally and without difficulty. From the moment of life, the body knows how to move blood and fluid through the collection of vessels and organs. As we age, many of us begin to notice changes in the way circulation occurs. Hands and feet may fall asleep, […]
In Sunny So Cal, we don’t have to think much about conditions like SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). Here, the sun shines pretty much all year long. However, there are generally only a handful of months during which the weather heats up to such a degree that we want to be outside, on the coast, feeling […]
Board-certified vascular surgeon Dr. Larissa Lee was featured in the article “Sclerotherapy: The Gold Standard of Treatments to Remove Spider Veins.” Read the full article here.
Millions upon millions of people are affected by vein disease, and that is just in our own country. While there are familial ties to the development of varicose veins and spider veins, there are also ways in which we can free ourselves from a lifetime of suffering (or at least until treatment is obtained). Here, […]
Behind each ropey, swollen varicose vein is an insufficiency in the way that blood flows through the legs. The swelling and discomfort that occurs with varicose veins stem from the pooling of blood that is being pushed, albeit poorly, toward the heart. Once pooling occurs, the condition of the vein worsens over time, which is […]
If you have even one varicose vein or splotches of unsightly spider veins, you may be searching far and wide for tips on how to manage this frustrating problem. You may have heard that exercise is crucial for healthy legs and the veins that may become problematic, but where do you start? Are certain exercises […]
If you watch any type of news show, you have likely heard the encouraging words from experts: “move more.” It sounds so simple, doesn’t it? Except that moving more requires time, and most of us are already expending far more than we have. After a rush to get ready for work, you may sit for […]
Spider veins are a common complaint that we tend to hear from the women we know. These web-like clusters of visible venules, or tiny veins, can be quite the cosmetic nuisance. While they do not cause pain, they can cause you to feel embarrassed about showing your legs. LA Vein Center offers proven treatments to […]