Why Winter is the Best Time for Varicose Vein Treatment

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 5, 2016

Now that the Fall season is upon us, humidity has dropped, temperatures are a bit cooler, and the rainy season has passed. So, you may be wondering what the temperature has to do with varicose vein treatment.   With the weather changing, you are able to wear longer pants and long skirts without melting in

Is Massage a treatment for Varicose Veins?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 29, 2016

We all know that feeling when muscles get tight and your body hurts. A therapeutic massage helps to work the knots out. So, many people wonder if massage would be a solution for the pain of varicose veins. The answer is no. Why? Well, even though your legs are feeling pain and swelling as you

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome: What is it?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 15, 2016

Pelvic congestion syndrome is a condition that up to 15 percent of American women ages 20 to 50 suffer from. It is a chronic medical issue that creates pain in the pelvic area. This is caused by varicose veins that are not visible externally. Varicose veins are damaged veins in which the valves inside of

Sclerotherapy for Varicose Vein Treatment

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 2, 2016

By the time that you have reached out to a vein doctor for the snaky, ropey veins crawling up your leg, you have suffered for a while. A lot of patients put off treatment thinking that maybe home remedies or creams will take care of the pain and heavy feeling in their legs. Some put

Will Spider Veins Become Varicose Veins?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 18, 2016

Have you noticed webbed shaped veins under your skin? These are called spider veins and can appear as blue, purple, or red. These small veins are often connected and are more noticeable through thin layers of skin such as on the face. Spider veins, also known as telangiectasia, are in indicator that you are experiencing

How Do I Prevent Varicose Veins?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 8, 2016

Living here in Florida, we often wear warm-weather clothing such as shorts, capris, and skirts. For those suffering from varicose veins, it can be embarrassing to show their legs in public. Varicose veins appear as blue or red squiggly, ropey enlarged veins that are prominent on the legs. We would much rather have people notice

Add Color to Your Meals for a Healthy Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 3, 2016

Eating a healthy meal that is balanced with good fats, fiber, protein, and loaded with nutrients for your body is ideal for a healthy heart. But, in our busy lives, it can be challenging to eat what is recommended. The American Heart Association (AHA) has a new initiative referred to as + color. This new

Are You at Risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis While Traveling?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 30, 2016

It is that time of the year again! The holiday season is upon us! Many of you will begin making your travel plans to visit with family and friends. We just wanted to remind you of the dangers of deep vein thrombosis while traveling. It is something that is avoidable and we encourage you to

Reduce Swelling in Your Legs with These Tips

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 4, 2016

Swelling of the legs, technically called edema, can be very uncomfortable, even painful at times. This is especially true during the hot summer months here in Florida. Edema can be caused by many factors including lifestyle choices and vein disease in the legs. Obesity, smoking, certain medications, lack of physical exercise and some diseases can

Foods for a Healthy Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 30, 2016

Out of the thousands of food choices, you can make decisions that will benefit your heart. Foods that are nutrient-rich in heart-healthy vitamins and minerals can help to reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Incorporating these types of foods into your diet can bring about major health benefits for years to come. Here is