Chronic vein disease–also called chronic venous insufficiency, or CVI–affects about 20 percent of American adults. Many ask, “So what’s a few varicose or spider veins?” Frankly, any form of vein disease should be evaluated at your vein clinic as they may develop serious complications. Let’s talk about how chronic vein disease can affect people’sRead More
Chronic Venous Insufficiency
What Is The Most Common Cause of Venous Insufficiency?
Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)–the poor operation of blood vessels that return blood to the heart after traveling to every corner of the body—impacts about 2.5 million people in the United States, according to the American Heart Association. CVI can cause uncomfortable symptoms and dangerous complications. Let’s look at the causes and treatments of this prevalentRead More
Watch Out for These Signs of Venous Insufficiency
Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) causes symptoms seen on or felt in the arms or legs. With CVI, your symptoms may be mild or severe. As the condition progresses, current symptoms may get worse, and new symptoms may also appear. Watch out for these signs of venous insufficiency, since ignoring the problem does come with risks.Read More