The latest from our health blog

Treatment for my Spider Veins

December 11, 2017 | svh

When the weather is warmer most of us want to wear shorts, swim suits and no makeup, but for people with spider veins this is not always an easy option.  Specialist Vein Health (SVH), Wellington...Read More

Are you suffering from Restless Leg Syndrome?

November 28, 2017 | svh

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) effects as many as 1 in 10 people at some stage in their life.  It is a condition that is considered a nervous system disorder that causes uncomfortable feelings in...Read More

Vein Disease

March 30, 2017 | svh

Types of vein diseaseVaricose veins Spider veins Chronic venous insufficiencyVaricose Veins Varicose veins are abnormally enlarged veins that appear most often on the legs. They...Read More

Top 10 tips for good cardiovascular health

December 5, 2016 | svh

According to the Heart Foundation, 33 per cent of deaths that occur annually in New Zealand are caused by cardiovascular disease. Shockingly, that means that every 90 minutes, a New Zealander dies...Read More

Specialist Vascular Ultrasound Referral

March 16, 2016 | svh

Non-invasive diagnosis, with a specialist’s opinionOur dedicated vascular ultrasound service is available for your patients. Our ultrasound service is available in Wellington, Lower Hutt,...Read More

3 good reasons to get your veins checked

March 12, 2016 | svh

They don’t get better with age Thirty something Gavin Lloyd is an active guy, he runs and cycles as often as he can and has done the ‘Coast to coast’ more than once. Having his...Read More

Spider Veins: Causes and Treatments

December 9, 2015 | svh

Spider veins are also commonly known as thread veins or surface veins. They occur on the legs and on the face. They typically range in colour from red/pink to dark blue/purple. They are small...Read More

5 top tips for veins this Spring

November 10, 2015 | svh

As we emerge from our Winter slumber, it’s time to shed those layers and place a priority on your health this Spring. Here are 5 simple ways to keep veins and arteries healthy.1. Play with...Read More