Vein Health & Treatment Blog

Leg Vein Treatment Facts To Answer Your Questions

This is the first in a series of blogs to answer what are often asked questions of a vein treatment specialist.  The best vein specialists may not always agree as to the exact answers to certain asked questions but in this series of blogs, Dr.’s Lee Schulman M.D. and...

Night Leg Cramps And Leg Varicose Veins

By Long Island Vein Doctors Lee And Martin Schulman M.D. It’s not uncommon for people with enlarged bulging varicose veins to complain of night cramps in the legs that are painful and may even wake them up from sleep.These crampy pains in the legs at night are seen...

Treatment For Varicose Veins : Myths And Facts

Three Myths:   Are Varicose Veins Only Cosmetic ? While the treatments for varicose veins are basically the same whether a person is being treated for painful symptoms or just for cosmetic improvement, enlarged leg veins can infact be more then just cosmetic. A...

Treatment For Varicose Veins : Myths And Facts

Three Facts:   Incidence- Many people suffer from the cosmetic or medical condition known as leg varicose veins. Its been estimated that up to half of the adult population has some degree of vein disease. As you might imagine the incidence of either varicose...

Understanding Your Leg Veins

Understanding Your Leg Veins Your bodies vascular system is made up of vessels that transport blood throughout the body and the heart which pumps the blood. The veins, arteries, and capillaries all work in unison to play a role in the bodies delivery and removal of...

What Are Some Medical Conditions That Cause Venous Insuffiency ?

What Are Some Medical Conditions That Cause Venous Insuffiency ? Venous insuffiency is the cause of many cases of varicose veins in the legs. It is a condition wherein the blood in the veins in the legs is not properly returning upwards towards the heart. It is...

Compression Stockings And Leg Veins

by Dr. Martin L. Schulman M.D. Schulman Vein And Laser Centers of NYC and Long Island Varicose veins in the legs can be both unattractive and also cause painful symptoms. These abnormally enlarged, twisted vessels can lead to night cramps, leg aches, swelling (also...

What Are Symptoms Of Varicose Veins In The Legs?

Some people can have very large bulging tortuous varicose veins in their legs and have no symptoms while others can have relatively small varicosities and many aches. There is no set reason for this other then that some people may be more sensitive while others are...