Vein Disease

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Causes
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The vascular system is comprised of the heart, arteries, and veins.  A healthy vein contains valves which open and close to assist the return of blood to the heart. Sometimes...

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Symptoms
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Varicose veins are blue or dark purple in color, and are usually twisted and bulging in appearance. Some people with varicose veins will not experience any pain or discomfort, while...

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Risk Factors
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Being severely overweight increases the pressure on your veins, which means that they have to work harder in order to send your blood back to your heart.  This can put increased pressure...

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Varicose & Spider Veins
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Varicose veins are enlarged veins that are swollen and raised above the surface of the skin, which occur due to a weakening in the vein's wall or valves. They can be dark purple or blue...

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