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Risks of Cosmetic Vein Treatments

Vein disease encompasses a range of disorders which, over time, may prevent the veins from functioning properly. Some can also cause a number of uncomfortable symptoms. Varicose veins and spider veins are particularly common vein conditions,…

What is vascular massage therapy?

Venous diseases are caused by poor circulation and malfunctioning valves. Varicose veins, ulcers, blood clots, chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) are among the most common venous diseases. They can cause pain,…

Different Treatment Options for Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition characterized by an uncomfortable sensation that gives you an irresistible urge to move your legs. This is most noticeable at night, when you’re relaxing or in bed. If you’re having mild symptoms…
Vascular Stenting

What Is Vascular Stenting?

Your arteries fulfill the vital function of carrying blood through your different body parts. However, the arteries supplying your heart and limbs can become constricted with fat deposits. The resulting insufficient blood supply can cause painful…
Varicose Veins

When Should I Be Concerned About Varicose Veins?

Veins that are unnaturally large, twisted, and visible on the surface of the skin are called varicose veins. Our veins work against gravity to return blood to the heart from the limbs. Valves are located throughout the veins, and they help to…
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…