It’s estimated that about one-third of all adults in the United States have at least one varicose vein — those damaged and enlarged veins that are visible just beneath the surface of the skin. Although any vein can become varicose, the veins in your legs and feet are more likely to be affected. At Heart and Vein Center in Lathrup Village, Michigan, vascular surgeon Dr. Rodolfo Farhy uses sclerotherapy to treat many types of varicose veins, including spider veins, right in his office. To learn more, call or book your appointment online today.
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The quick, minimally-invasive procedure involves injecting a specially formulated solution directly into the unwanted veins, which ultimately causes them to collapse and fade away.
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, means that the pressure of the blood on the blood vessels is higher than normal.
Arrhythmias refer to any abnormal or irregular heartbeat. Some arrhythmias can cause fluttering or palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath or lightheadedness.
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary artery disease is a narrowing of the coronary arteries, which supply blood, oxygen, and nutrients to your heart.
Heart failure means that the heart isn’t pumping blood as effectively as it should be.
They’re abnormally enlarged and gnarled, often resembling ropes that twist up and down your leg. They typically develop in leg veins, because they must work against gravity to transport blood back to your heart.
A venous ulcer, or stasis ulcer, is a skin ulcer that develops on your leg due to underlying problems in leg veins.
Restless leg Syndrome
Restless leg syndrome is a medical condition that causes crawling sensations and the urge to move your legs.