Vascular Conditions

Expanding Vascular Care in Your Community

The network of blood vessels that make up your vascular system is responsible for carrying oxygen and essential nutrients throughout your body. It’s a complex system that reaches every part of your body –...

On Your Feet On the Job? Don’t Let Varicose Veins Get the Best of You

You may be a health care worker on the front lines. Or a teacher molding future generations. No matter your profession, if it requires long days on your feet, you’ve likely experienced tired, achy...

Mental Stress Poses Serious Risks to Heart Health

Talking about stress is a common event in Emory Healthcare’s heart clinics. When talking with patients about heart disease risk factors or the causes of a recent heart event, Puja K. Mehta, MD, FAAC,...

Will Compression Hose Help My Varicose Veins?

If you are experiencing swollen, tired, and aching feet, ankles and legs caused by varicose veins, the first step toward relief may be wearing compression hose. Compression hose are the key component of a conservative...

Can Sitting Cross-Legged Cause Varicose Veins?

“Did crossing my legs while sitting cause these veins?” This is one of the most common questions asked when patients with varicose veins are being evaluated. The simple answer is: NO! Now, if sitting cross-legged is...

Varicose and Spider Vein Treatments for Healthy, Beautiful Legs

It’s a new year and we all want to look and feel our best. If you have spider veins or varicose veins, resolve to get rid of them this year. Emory Vein Center can...

Ablation Procedures Treat Varicose Veins Without Traditional Surgery

In the not too distant past, the only way to treat varicose veins was with surgery. Now, Emory Vein Center offers many alternatives that can be done in the office setting with local anesthesia,...

Treating Varicose Veins: The Path to Relief

Treating varicose veins can help reduce the appearance of enlarged, twisted veins and relieve painful symptoms that can accompany the condition. That’s good news for the estimated 80 million Americans who suffer from this...

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