Blog posts tagged in vericose veins
If you take a good look at your legs, chances are you may find tiny red, blue or purple veins in a delicate web across your thighs, calves and and the backs of your knees. These thin little veins are known as spider veins, and although they are frequently confused with varicose veins, they are completely different. Understanding the differences between spider veins and varicose veins can help you know when to seek treatment for your veins from Advanced Radiology.
Many women experience a painful condition known as pelvic congestion syndrome as a side effect of pregnancy. This condition - and a medical treatment known as coil embolization - recently made the news when featured in the UK's Daily Mail. Tiny coils inserted into the neck are proving to be an effective treatment for women with pelvic congestion syndrome. These coils seal off damaged veins to improve circulation, reduce pain and lower the risk of life-threatening complications of varicose veins in the ovaries.
Are your legs itchy? Not just the occasional itch, but a persistent, nonstop itching that can’t be satisfied with a scratch? The kind that keeps you up at night?
Itchy legs are one of the most common early warning signs of varicose veins. Many people visit Advanced Radiology with itchy legs and a lot of frustration after struggling to stop scratching and unsuccessfully trying to soothe their skin.