What Is a Leg Ulcer?

What Is a Leg Ulcer?

A leg ulcer refers to a break in the skin of the leg. Normally, these breaks occur due to injury and heal normally within one to two weeks. Chronic leg ulcers, however, are characterized by breaks in the skin that allow bacteria and air to access the leg’s...
Taking Care of Your Veins

Taking Care of Your Veins

While genetics is connected to the development of varicose veins and spider veins, there is still plenty you can do to ease the pain and discomfort they cause, as well as prevent further problems. We want you to know how diet, exercise and other lifestyle changes can...
How Aging and Veins Connect

How Aging and Veins Connect

There are several big factors that can play a role in your vein health, and perhaps the biggest single factor here is age. Vein damage is a cumulative thing that builds up over time, and the longer you’re alive, the more stress your veins have gone through. At Abella...
Deep Vein Thrombosis: Know the Risks

Deep Vein Thrombosis: Know the Risks

Vein disease is a serious health concern that can be life-threatening. Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) results when a blood clot forms in a deep vein in your body, typically in the thighs or lower legs. It can cause pain and swelling but can also occur without symptoms....
Flying with Varicose Veins

Flying with Varicose Veins

Miami is such a cosmopolitan hub for many cultures partly because the Miami International Airport provides access to virtually every geographical destination on the planet. But for people who live with varicose veins or vein disease, flying can be a dangerous...