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How To Improve You Vein Health

January 22, 2018 • Desert Vein Institute • Uncategorized

Improving the health of your veins not only reduces your risk of having vein problems or making existing vein problems worse, but it supports your overall health.  You probably know that there are many things you can do to improve your health, but did you know that you can take steps to better the health of your veins?

How To Improve Your Vein Health

Managing your varicose vein, spider vein or other related vein issues doesn’t have to be difficult. Besides getting Las Vegas vein treatment, here are a few things you can do.

Elevate your legs daily. To reduce the pulling gravity takes, elevate your legs for about 10 to 15 minutes daily. This enables excess blood to drain from your lower legs and move toward your heart. Try to elevate your legs above your heart if possible.

  • Wear compression hosiery. Compression socks stockings put pressure on your calves to gently force the blood back up from your lower limbs towards your heart.
  • Exercise frequently. Walking is a super physical activity to improve your blood circulation. Try to walk at least once daily, and more if you can. Exercise also strengthens the muscles in your thighs and legs.
  • Eat a healthy diet. Reduce sodium (i.e. salt) in your diet to avoid retaining water. Eat colorful foods, which contain healthy bioflavonoids.

Getting Vein Treatment in Las Vegas

If you have spider veins or varicose veins and you find them unsightly or they have progressed to the level where they are causing your discomfort or pain, laser vein treatment might be an option for you.

The board-certified doctors at Desert Vein Institute have many years of experience successfully working with patients with vein issues, such as varicose veins and spider veins.

We offer the latest vein treatment procedures most often asked out by our Las Vegas vein patients, including sclerotherapy, duplex ultrasound, transdermal laser treatment, ambulatory phlebectomy, and Venefit / VNUS Closure to help our patients take pride in their appearance again, go back to being their active self, and feel pain-free.

Contact us at Desert Vein Institute at 702-726-9709 with any questions you have or to book your appointment for a consultation.

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