Imagine going for a simple walk and having to stop because your legs are tired or they hurt. Tired, heavy or painful legs are just some of the symptoms people with varicose veins experience.
Now, there is good news for the millions of people who suffer from varicose veins - people like Tammy Barker, a mother of two, who says her varicose veins were not just a cosmetic concern but limited her day-to-day activity.
In this month's Health Check report, Serese Cole talks with Fremont Area Medical Center's Dr. Richard Himmelberg about an outpatient procedure that's making treating varicose veins a quicker and less painful process. Find out why he says this procedure is changing lives and why it’s best to treat the problem sooner rather than later.
It’s Monday, May 6th on the Channel Six News at 5:00.