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Leg Symptom Checker: What do my leg symptoms mean?

If you live with heaviness, aching pain, discomfort, swelling, bulging veins, spider veins, leg cramps, restless legs, or fatigue in your legs, you're not alone. Many Americans live with chronic leg symptoms with no obvious cause. This doesn't mean you should ignore these symptoms, however. Use our leg symptom checker below to learn more and be sure to schedule a consultation at Vein Specialists of...

Celebrities With Spider Veins and Varicose Veins

Don't let the airbrushing fool you. Celebrities do not have perfect skin and bodies, despite what you see in photos and videos. Like all of us, they have skin and health problems, including venous disease. So, if you feel embarrassed about your varicose veins or spider veins, our list of celebrities with spider veins should remind you that we all struggle with physical imperfections. You...

Why are my veins bulging?

Is it a good or a bad thing when your veins pop out or protrude? It depends on the circumstances as well as any side effects that may accompany the bulging veins.

Is Restless Leg Syndrome Caused by Venous Disease?

If you’re having trouble sleeping at night because of an uncomfortable sensation in your legs, restless leg syndrome could be the problem. Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a sleep disorder that causes the legs to move on their own almost constantly.

Does Birth Control Cause Varicose Veins and Blood Clots?

Hormonal birth control can have many benefits for women. Not only does it make responsible family planning possible, but it can also regulate your cycle and manage medical conditions like endometriosis. However, for some women, birth control can bring on unwanted side effects. Can birth control cause varicose veins and blood clots? And if so, under what circumstances is this more likely to occur?

Sclerotherapy Procedure FAQs

Sclerotherapy is a common spider vein treatment that is also sometimes used in the treatment of varicose veins. It’s the most popular procedure for spider veins, and patients experience excellent results after a series of simple treatments in our vein specialty practice.