Is Your Diet Causing Your Varicose Veins?
More than 40 million Americans struggle with vein disease, and that’s a number that grows higher each and every day. Whether your vein disease is caused by age, weight, impact-heavy exercise, pregnancy, or something else, the team at Allure Medical is here to help you get better through innovative treatments and a healthy dose of advice.
Advanced Vein Disease at Allure Medical
Allure focuses on the most advanced forms of chronic venous insufficiency. People suffering from CEAP 4 through CEAP 6 are the most underserved population and the most often misdiagnosed and improperly treated.
Just How Bad is Ugly Legs?
What does it mean to have “ugly legs”? We use the term “ugly legs” because this is the stage at which a patient’s veins start to physically alter the appearance of their legs. At the C4 classification, we start to see visual changes to the skin like eczema, dermatitis, brown spots or other discoloration.
Foods That Fight Varicose Veins
Varicose veins aren’t fun. They aren’t fun to look at, and they aren’t fun to live with. But for millions of Americans across the country, varicose veins are an unpleasant, everyday reality.
Atrophie Blanche Associated with Venous Insufficiency
Atrophie blanche is a dermatologic finding characterized by white-or-light- colored patches of skin in regions with darker discoloration. This is a result of necrosis and the replacement of necrotic tissue with fibrin deposits and collagen.
3 Stages of Venous Insufficiency
The term “varicose vein” can be misleading. The public might think of a varicose vein as a large, dilated, bulging vein on the surface of the skin, but that is not the real definition.