Entries by Rimas Gilvydis

Top 5 Exercises To Reduce Varicose Veins

Getting rid of varicose veins may be easier than you think—with Endovenous Laser Ablation and Sclerotherapy. However, there are exercises that you 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 can take […]

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 […]

Poor Circulation Symptoms & Treatments in Illinois

The numbness you’re experiencing in your arms and legs could be a symptom of poor circulation. Circulatory issues should never be ignored, as they can lead to serious health issues. Let’s explore the common symptoms, risk factors, causes, and treatments for poor circulation. What Are the Symptoms of Poor Circulation? There is a myriad of […]

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 […]