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Why do I have swollen legs?

Are you one of the millions of Americans who suffer from tender or swollen legs? If so, you understand how leg swelling can make it difficult for you to manage daily activities. Many factors can lead to swollen legs. Some of these include heart, kidney, or lymphatic problems. However, the most common cause of leg swelling is venous disease, especially if you are a woman...

Leg Cramps During Pregnancy: Is it Venous Disease?

Your pregnancy comes with a bundle of joy and some aches and pains. Fortunately, most discomfort during pregnancy is normal, albeit irritating. Pregnancy leg cramps are one of those symptoms. However, in some cases, leg cramps during pregnancy can be a sign of something more serious. What causes leg cramps during pregnancy? Can they be treated? When should you be worried? Let’s talk about the connection...

Top Causes and Remedies for Leg Cramps

Do you suffer from leg cramps? This painful condition can clear up after a few seconds or may persist and recur, making it hard to stand, walk or even sleep comfortably. If leg cramps are disrupting your day-to-day life, it’s time to identify the cause(s) and get relief with the help of our vein specialists in Downtown Macon and Warner Robins, GA.

How to Treat Lymphedema

If you live with recurring leg swelling, you may have a condition known as lymphedema. Many people suffer for years without realizing that there are non-invasive lymphedema treatment options available to improve your condition and help control recurrent leg swelling flares. Learn about your options for professional lymphedema treatment in Central Georgia at Vein Specialists of the South, located in Downtown Macon and Warner Robins.

How to Stop Varicose Veins: Our Better Veins for Life® Principles

Whether you want to lower your chances of developing varicose veins or you want to keep existing varicose veins from getting worse, there are some amazing at-home lifestyle changes that can help. We call these our Better Veins for Life® principles. They are a list of easy-to-implement guidelines for ensuring healthier and more beautiful legs. Learn how to stop varicose veins from forming or...

The Cycle of Cellulitis and Lymphedema

On its own, lymphedema is an uncomfortable, and at times painful condition which develops when your lymphatic system fails to function properly. This failure results in lymphatic fluid collecting in the soft tissue of the legs, arms, or hands with associated swelling, heaviness and discomfort. As lymphedema worsens it impacts your health, quality of life and increases your risk of cellulitis. Cellulitis is a...