For many people, varicose veins, spider veins and reticular veins are simply a cosmetic concern. For others these vein issues can cause aching pain and discomfort and, in some cases, can lead to more-serious problems. However, with the different types of vein issues out there, how are you supposed to know what’s[…]
The term "vascular" refers to the body's blood vessels, including arteries, veins, and capillaries. They are all connected to a muscular pump called the heart and together this system keeps a continuous and controlled movement of blood that delivers nutrients and oxygen to every cell in the body. This is done[…]
With September being Healthy Aging Month, we wanted to share with you some basic tips that not only can help your veins maintain maximum health, but will also positively affect your overall health.
Varicose, Spider and now Reticular veins. How are you supposed to know what’s what? Or, more importantly, how to get rid of them?
If you or anyone you know has high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, or heart disease, or if they smoke cigarettes or have a family history of cardiac disease or stroke, then chances are that Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) already has or will touch your life.
We’ve all heard of varicose veins. We’ve all heard of spider veins. But, when we tell a patient here at the Vein Institute of New Jersey that the unsightly blue line on their leg or thigh is a reticular vein, we get more than a few quizzical looks.