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How To Choose the Right Procedure for Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose veins are an embarrassing and often painful medical condition caused by the poor circulation of blood in your legs. The American Society for Vascular Surgery reports that up to 25 million Americans suffer from this painful condition. However, there are several treatments available for varicose veins which will help boost your confidence and improve […]

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Can You Treat Deep Vein Thrombosis at Home?

Vein and arteries carry blood continuously throughout your life, keeping your heart pumping and other organs functioning. When you get a cut or scrape, clots prevent blood from spilling out. However, when blood clots for other reasons, it can be a result of life-threatening medical problems. Learn more about blood clots and your treatment options […]

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Northern Illinois Vein Clinic Earns Vein Center Accreditation

Northern Illinois Vein Clinic (NIVC), a leading local provider of leading-edge, nonsurgical treatments for leg vein issues, including varicose and spider veins, announced today it has earned the “Vein Center” accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC), making it the only vein clinic in the region and one of three in the state of Illinois […]

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Get Summer-Ready Legs

Treat varicose veins once and for all.   Are you tired of being embarrassed by ugly varicose veins? Are you missing out on the fun because of leg pain? Maybe your legs are trying to tell you something.    You’re not alone. More than 30 percent of men and women in the United States suffer from vein disease in their legs. It’s not […]

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Why Good Blood Circulation is Vital to Your Health

People in yoga studio improving circulation with exercise

The circulation of blood is one of the most important functions of the body, and plays a major role in your overall health. Not surprisingly, the main component of this function involves the body’s most significant organ: the heart. Many people underestimate the importance of blood circulation, making lifestyle choices that significantly impede this function, […]

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Did You Know There Are Tiny Valves in Your Veins?

Rendering of the circulatory system showing veins in the body

The circulatory system is an amazing array of arteries, veins, and organs that work together in unison. Every second of every day, the circulatory system works to transport approximately 2,000 gallons of blood, delivering oxygen to body tissues, and providing the energy your cells require. Once red blood cells have unloaded their oxygen molecules, they […]

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