Entries by Rimas Gilvydis

How To Elevate Your Legs in 4 Simple Steps

In today’s busy world, it seems like we’re always on our feet. After all the hustle and bustle of the day has settled, it’s nice to come home, sit on the couch, and put our feet up. But did you know this simple position can be good for your health? Elevating your legs helps take […]

Blood Clots: What Are They and How To Prevent Them

Blood clots are a serious condition that can be fatal if not treated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, blood clots affect as many as 900,00 people each year. Of that number, nearly 100,000 people die. Even though blood clots are more common in those over 65, blood clots can happen to […]

6 Tips for Healthy Veins

Veins carry blood to the heart. If you’re noticing large veins that seem to be popping out of your skin or are suffering from numbness or tingling, then you could be on the path to vein disease. Vein disease is a progressive medical condition that improperly returns blood to the heart.  Serious issues can arise […]

Top 5 Varicose Veins Exercises To Relieve Symptoms

Getting rid of varicose veins may be easier than you think—with Endovenous Laser Ablation and Sclerotherapy. However, there are specific varicose veins exercises you can include in your daily routine to help alleviate the symptoms of varicose veins. Varicose veins affect around 35% of people in the U.S. Read on to find out how you […]

Debunking 8 Common Varicose Vein Myths at Gilvydis Vein Clinic

Varicose veins are those recognizable blue and bulging veins that commonly appear on the legs. According to the American Vein and Lymphatic Society, more than 40 million adults live with varicose veins. Unfortunately, there are many common misconceptions regarding these painful veins. Gilvydis Vein Clinic is here to debunk these myths and offer effective treatments […]

How to Recognize and Treat Early Onset Vein Disease in Illinois

Corona phlebectatica is much more common than most think. According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, venous disease affects approximately 15% of the United States population. Fortunately, treating vein disease has never been easier. When you choose Gilvydis Vein Clinic, you’re choosing passionate vein specialists who care about your health, comfort, and well-being.  Let’s take a look […]

Varicose Vein Treatment For Men

Varicose veins aren’t exclusively a female issue. While three-fourths of females suffer from varicose veins, millions of men are living with the same discomfort. At Gilvydis Vein Clinic, about 45% of our patient base is male—and the disease severity is similar amongst both genders. What Causes Male Varicose Veins? Don’t let the stigma of varicose […]

Holistic Remedies To Alleviate Your Varicose Veins Symptoms

Varicose veins can be painful and uncomfortable. They can leave your legs achy and heavy, among other symptoms. Left untreated, varicose veins can lead to complications like venous leg ulcers or other vein problems. There are non-invasive procedures that can be done in a vein clinic to treat varicose veins and stop the progression of […]

Warning Signs of a Venous Insufficiency

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) affects roughly 40% of American adults, and an estimated 150,000 new cases are discovered annually. CVI is more common in women than in men, and it mostly affects people 50 years of age and older. Other at-risk groups include those who are pregnant, overweight, smoke, or have a family history of […]

Treating Varicose Veins With Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)

What Is Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)? Endovenous laser ablation—also known as EVLA—is a minimally invasive vein procedure featuring top-of-the-line medical technology. Using a laser catheter, a vein specialist will close any problem veins you have. Here’s how it works: Ultrasound vein mapping is used to identify and target varicose veins.  Local anesthesia is placed on […]