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Spider Veins: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Spider veins are small, damaged veins that occur most commonly on the surface of the legs or face, and develop more often in women. Typically, spider veins are considered superficial, and although they may occasionally cause discomfort, they…
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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…
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…
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How to Prevent Varicose Veins

People think of varicose veins as an inevitable consequence of aging. The good news is that while these swollen, gnarled veins are more likely to appear as we grow older, they are actually avoidable – and, if you do get them, they are definitely…
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…
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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”…