The relationship between the body’s blood vessels and the heart mean that many of the same things that affect one also affect the other. The arteries are the oxygenated blood vessels. They carry oxygenated blood away from the heart and deliver it to all areas of the body. Veins are smaller and carry oxygen depleted blood back to the heart and lungs where it is once again supplied with oxygen and other nutrients. When something causes an interruption to the circulation pattern, it can have a negative impact on every part of the system. The same is true for things that improve circulation. This is why varicose vein treatment in Hackensack can benefit both the veins and the heart.