Dr. Fennessy has moved in with Heckert Health Center at our new location, the Lakeridge One professional building at 2501 Lakeridge Drive, Suite 104 in Norfolk.
If you are experiencing pain from varicose veins, you are not alone — this common medical condition affects more than 80 million Americans. Fortunately, varicose veins are reasonably easy to treat and can be managed with some simple lifestyle changes.
Varicose veins are large, raised blood vessels that are visible through the skin. Experiencing varicose veins is a common condition. Nearly three million new vein cases occur every year in the United States and around 25 percent of adults are affected.
While pregnant, as the uterus grows in size with the baby, more pressure is put on the inferior vena cava, the main vein that runs along the right side of your body. This, in turn, increases pressure on the veins in your legs. Many women develop varicose veins for the first time when they are pregnant.
Vein disease will not go away on its own and only progresses over time. The Vein Clinic of Northeast Nebraska provides total vein care to help treat and prevent varicose veins.