vein specialist

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…
vein clinic

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,…
Vascular Diseases
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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…
Varicose Veins
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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…
Vascular Ultrasound
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What Can a Vascular Ultrasound Detect?

A vascular ultrasound is a safe and noninvasive procedure used to examine blood circulation around the body. Its main purpose is to evaluate blood flow to specific organs and tissues in your body, and to detect and locate any blockages or abnormalities…
DVT
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What Is DVT?

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein that is located deep inside the body. This type of vascular clot is called a thrombus, and the danger is that the clot can dislodge and move up to the lungs, causing a pulmonary…
Venous Insufficiency
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5 Myths About Venous Insufficiency

Venous insufficiency is when the veins in the body have some difficulty pushing blood back to the heart for reoxygenation, re-nourishment, and recirculation. Whereas the arteries deliver fresh blood from the heart to all parts of the body in…
Laser Vein Treatment
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Common Laser Vein Treatments

The pressure of the heart pumping forces blood through the arteries, and these blood vessels transport oxygen-rich and nutrient-rich blood to the various organs and tissues. Once the nutrients and oxygen are depleted from the blood, the “used”…
Varicose Veins
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How to Prevent Varicose Veins from Getting Worse

Many people think of varicose veins as a natural and harmless symptom of aging. However, this condition is not always harmless – it can cause discomfort and can contribute to poor circulation, leading to potential skin ulcers and blood clots. Fortunately,…