Vein disease is a chronic condition that affects more than 25 million people in the United States. Vein disease can have far-reaching consequences throughout the body and make it painful to move and complete your everyday activities. Many are unsure of how they developed the illness, and having a clear picture of how the condition […]
Having healthy veins often goes overlooked as we age. Although it’s easy to forget to keep an eye on our circulation, it’s still crucial to do. According to studies, nearly 40 percent of the U.S population suffers from some form of vein disease. Understanding how vein disease develops can help you find the best treatment
In Fort Worth, no one’s a fan of moles. They burrow under your yard and leave their telltale raised paths where they have burrowed beneath. Kind of like varicose veins on your legs. At Fort Worth Vein Center, Dr. Oswalt treats varicose veins with two forms of thermal ablation, endovenous laser ablation and radiofrequency ablation.
While spider veins are a sometimes more colorful nuisance, varicose veins are more of a concern when they show their raised curving forms on the surface of our legs. Varicose veins are the enlarged, twisted veins that have become dilated and overfilled with blood. Because of this, they push up, raising the skin above them.
If you are currently suffering from varicose veins or at risk of developing them in the future, here are a few helpful answers to common questions about venous health Varicose veins are a common circulatory disorder, affecting as many as 23% of American adults. Despite its prevalence, however, many patients still have questions about them, with
Varicose Veins that occur during pregnancy are uncomfortable and slightly painful, but are they dangerous? Discover just how dangerous they are and learn how you can prevent them from occurring. What Are Varicose Veins? Normal, healthy veins run unnoticed below the skin all throughout your body. If the veins are exposed to extreme pressure or
Although varicose veins are among the most common types of venous disease, there are more venous conditions for individuals to look out for. It wouldn’t be ludicrous to suggest that varicose veins could potentially be a symptom of a larger vein disease problem. According to the American Vein and Lymphatic Society, as much as 40
At Fort Worth Vein Center, much of Dr. Oswalt’s efforts are spent helping patients deal with malfunctioning veins, more specifically the valves in their veins. Here’s a little primer on your veins and valves and how they’re supposed to work. How the valves work Our veins, along with the arteries, carry blood to and from