How to Maintain Your Vein Health Between Hamilton County Vein Treatments

Hamilton County vein treatments can dramatically change the way your legs look and feel. From sclerotherapy to endovenous laser treatment, the procedures offered here at Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center can go a long way. But they can’t do everything. In order to truly have healthy veins, it’s up to you to make some changes in your lifestyle. Here are a few steps to take to make sure your veins stay healthy between treatments.

How to maintain your vein health between treatments

Understanding how best to keep your veins healthy begins with understanding how they became unhealthy in the first place. For many people, veins begin to deteriorate for reasons outside of their control. Age plays a huge factor, as does gender and family history. However, for many other people, lifestyle factors are the primary cause of vein disease. Your Hamilton County vein doctor will determine what might have caused your vein issues, which is the first step towards making changes to fix them.

A lack of exercise is a leading lifestyle-related cause of vein disease. Exercising regularly between vein treatments is a simple way to maintain your vein health. Even if your varicose veins weren’t caused by a lack of exercise, regular movement is crucial to a properly functioning circulatory system. Every time you take a step, the muscles in your legs help pump blood towards your heart. If your veins are damaged, this extra pumping motion can be a huge factor in maintaining normal blood flow.

Starting an exercise routine can be difficult, especially if you’ve never really exercised before. Your vein doctor will work with you to find a routine that suits your needs, but that doesn’t mean he’ll ask you to start training for a triathlon. Instead, you could consider taking a half hour long walk after dinner every day. If walking isn’t appealing to you, try swimming, cycling, or a dance class. Anything that gets you up and moving around is extremely beneficial to your veins.

Weight management is another commonly recommended way to maintain vein health between treatments. Being overweight or obese puts unnecessary strain on your veins, leading to wear and tear that can cause varicosities. If you have a little weight to lose, the time between vein treatments is the perfect opportunity. Your vein doctor or general practitioner can recommend a dietician to help you create a meal plan that works for you, your lifestyle, and your body.

Finally, your doctor might recommend compression therapy as a supplement to your Hamilton County vein removal procedure. You’ll likely be encouraged to wear compression stockings for a few weeks after your treatment, or even longer. These stockings apply graduated pressure to your ankles and calves, which helps to encourage blood to flow up and out of your legs. Following your doctor’s recommendations for compression therapy will help you get the most out of treatments you’ve already have, and help to manage your vein disease related symptoms between procedures.

Vein disease treatment in Hamilton County can transform your legs, but only if you take great care of them. To get started on the path to healthier, better looking, and more comfortable legs, get in touch with Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center at (609) 890-2966 or go online to book. We’ll help you set up a consultation with Dr. Imtiaz, who will show you the best way to get rid of your varicose veins once and for all.

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Imtiaz Ahmad, MD

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