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Vein Disease

How Can Compression Therapy Treat Your Vascular Issues?

Compression therapy is a treatment used to prevent and treat vascular issues such as chronic venous insufficiency and other vein disorders. Compression therapy involves wearing specially designed socks or stockings to support veins, increase…

What Is Vein Disease?

Vein disease is a chronic condition that encompasses a range of disorders. Over time it can cause a number of uncomfortable symptoms and conditions such as varicose veins and spider veins. The good news is that there are a variety of treatments…
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…
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”…
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…