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

Strokes – what you need to know

7 days ago | svh

We talked to Mr. JK Wicks, one of Specialist Vein Health's vascular surgeons about what you need to know about STROKES - also known as a CVA, or cerebrovascular accident. The first thing you need...Read More

What Is Hyperhidrosis?

February 14, 2018 | svh

 Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating that may occur over the entire body or only in certain parts, most commonly the underarms, palms of the hands and soles of the feet.  It tends to start when...Read More

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 disease Varicose veins Spider veins Chronic venous insufficiency Varicose 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