Treatment Options for Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are swollen, superficial veins that usually appear in the legs. They often result from increased pressure in the leg veins, which is usually due to frequent sitting with your legs crossed, being overweight, or standing or sitting…

Superficial Veins Vs. Deep Veins

Those blue-purple lines that run along your skin are a part of a vast network of channels through which your blood is transported around your body. Those lines are called veins, and they are a crucial component of your circulatory system. Veins…

Superficial Facial Veins: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Have you ever noticed small red veins on your face? They are called superficial facial veins. While they may not pose a significant threat to your health, they can continue to grow and affect your self-esteem if left untreated. Here’s what…

Healthy Tips from a Vein Doctor

Your arteries and veins play a vital role in the health of your body. The arteries send nutrient- and oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the cells throughout your body, and the veins then send the blood back to your heart for replenishment.…

Signs It’s Time to Visit a Vein Doctor

After your arteries circulate oxygenated and fortified blood to the cells throughout your body, your veins circulate the “used” blood back to the heart and lungs for refortification and reoxygenation – and then the process begins again.…
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How Can a Vein Specialist Help Treat Cardiovascular Conditions?

Cardiovascular conditions encompass all issues affecting blood circulation. They can affect people of all ages and from all walks of life. At Missouri Vein Specialists, we are dedicated to providing high-quality care and the most cutting-edge…
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What Is Sclerotherapy?

If lately, you’ve been hiding your legs because your varicose or spider veins embarrass you, you must be feeling the heat. You don’t need to live life forever wearing pants or jeans, even during the hot summer months. There was a time when…
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What Can a Vein Clinic Treat?

A vein clinic is where you will find medical doctors who focus on treating patients with a variety of vein diseases and circulatory conditions. These conditions can cause a web-like appearance (varicose veins or spider veins), chronic leg pain,…
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Types of Vascular Diseases

Vascular diseases are conditions that affect the arteries, veins, and capillaries. Whereas arteries bring oxygenated and nutrient-rich blood to the various cells of your body, veins bring the depleted blood back to the heart for refortification. In…
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Are Varicose Veins Dangerous?

Many people ignore the fact that they have prominent, bulging veins on their legs. If you have them, you may figure they’re just a fact of life as people get older, and that there’s nothing you can or should do about it. But those varicose…