Read the latest articles from our health blog about vascular health prevention, treatments and procedures. 

5 Tips for a healthier 2022

January 31, 2022 | svh

Did you know that 170,000 people in New Zealand are living with heart disease? If you break that figure down, that's more than 1 in every 23 adults. What can you do to prevent yourself from...Read More

What is venous or varicose eczema?

August 27, 2021 | svh

What is this condition? Varicose eczema is a skin condition. It mainly occurs in older people. It is a condition that progresses slowly, initially the skin changes colour to become pale red, and...Read More

Vascular Health Tip – New Years Resolution

January 7, 2020 | svh

It’s the time of year when we make new year’s resolutions to do better. As you think about the promises you’ll make to yourself for 2020, why not put your vascular health first? After all,...Read More

Lower your Stroke risk – Stroke Week 2019

September 29, 2019 | svh

Strokes affect thousands of New Zealanders each year.  With stroke week NZ coming up - 1st-6th of October 2019, we want you to know the top 3 fast facts - to lower your risk. The first thing you...Read More

Should I wear compression socks when pregnant?

August 17, 2019 | svh

Why wear compression socks when your pregnant?   Pregnancy is a time when physical changes occur rapidly to the all parts of the body and skin. Whilst pregnant you will produce 50% more blood...Read More

What is Arteriosclerosis & Atherosclerosis?

June 21, 2019 | svh

This Atherosclerosis is a specific type of arteriosclerosis - but both terms are sometimes used to mean the same thing.  Atherosclerosis confusingly is a specific type of arteriosclerosis.  Both...Read More