Entries by Rimas Gilvydis

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 […]

How To Get Rid of Varicose Veins

Getting rid of varicose veins is easier than you may think, even if you’re not going the medical treatment route.  Varicose veins affect around 35% of people in the U.S. Don’t become a part of this statistic—read on to find out how you can take vein health back into your own hands. What Are Varicose […]

Signs & Treatments for Chronic Venous Insufficiency in Illinois

How To Spot Symptoms of Chronic Venous Insufficiency Chronic venous insufficiency can hold you back. Symptoms of CVI are often painful and bothersome, while the disease itself is an indicator of a serious blood flow problem in your leg veins. But don’t worry—chronic venous insufficiency can be treated.  Learn about what your options are if […]

How To Improve Circulation With Exercise & Food

Do You Suffer From Poor Circulation? Whether you’re 5 or 50, vein health matters. It especially matters when it comes to your legs—they are, after all, what literally carry you throughout life.   Most people don’t give much thought to the circulation and vein health of their legs. But taking care of your vein health doesn’t […]

Treating Spider Veins With Sclerotherapy

Looking for the perfect spider vein treatment? Sclerotherapy might just be the answer. Of all the spider vein treatment options, sclerotherapy seems to check all the boxes. It’s minimally invasive, requires little to no healing, and is over in a matter of minutes. But before you decide whether it’s right for you, read on to […]