Diagram showing the progression of vein diseases. No visible signs, Spider Veins, Varicose Veins, Edema, Hyperpigmentation, Ulcer.
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Varicose Veins and Spider Veins Are Not the Same

Varicose and Spider Veins plague a great number of American Adults: as many as one in three adults complain of some form of venous insufficiency. Although many experience symptoms after turning 50, it’s not uncommon for younger individuals…
Restless Leg Syndrome
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Restless Leg Syndrome and Vein Disease

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a poorly understood but common patient complaint. Affecting 10-15% of Americans, it is characterized by the irresistible urge to move your legs to stop uncomfortable or odd sensations. A patient’s legs become…
Missouri Vein Specialists Varicose Veins
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The Hidden Dangers of Untreated Varicose Veins

Painful varicose veins can be a sign of a more serious problem, such as a blood clot, or a skin infection. If you have a varicose vein that is becoming painful, it could be a clue that something more serious is happening and you should see…
Lots of people running in a marathon.
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Effect of Graduated Compression Stockings in Runners

Castilho Junior, Oswaldo Teno et al. Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders , Volume 6 , Issue 1 , 83 - 89 Objective The objective of this study was to analyze the effect of graduated compression stockings (GCS) on…