Is Vein Disease Hereditary?

Many people who suffer from varicose and spider veins may wonder, is vein disease hereditary? Heredity is a contributing factor in more than 80 percent of patients suffering from vein disease. In addition, pregnancy, obesity, hormone therapy and occupations that require long periods of standing or sitting can contribute to the development of vein disease, […]

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Are You At Risk For Venous Disease?

Venous disease is often characterized by painful, uncomfortable feelings in the legs and commonly manifested by the presence of varicose veins and spider veins. What is venous disease? Venous disease occurs when the tiny valves within your veins become weak or damaged and can no longer sufficiently pump the blood from the legs back up […]

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