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...
The Truth About Compression Stockings

The Truth About Compression Stockings

Compression stockings and socks have been proven to improve venous blood flow and symptoms of vein disease, and reduce leg swelling. Medical-grade graduated compression socks are useful for patients suffering from varicose and spider veins. They are a good preventive...
Nocturnal Leg Cramps

Nocturnal Leg Cramps

Also called night leg cramps, nocturnal leg cramps are involuntary contractions of your leg muscles occurring when you’re in bed. It is generally the calf muscles that cramp, though your feet or thighs may cramp as well. Stretching the cramped muscle is the way to...