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How to Improve Vein Health

Our circulatory system is what keeps our blood flowing throughout the body. Arteries send fresh blood from the heart to the tissues and organs, and the veins take the “used” blood back to the heart for reprocessing and refreshing. After…
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Vein Doctor: Simple Steps to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

While varicose veins are often innocuous, they are downright unattractive, annoying, and in some cases, even painful. The good news is there are things you can do to effectively get rid of them— and it’s not rocket science. Listed below…
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Consequences of Untreated Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are the result of faulty vein valves, which normally help to push “used” blood back to the heart for reoxygenation and recirculation. When one or more of these tiny valves fail to work, blood will pool in that part of the…
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Benefits of Lymphatic Massage

The lymphatic system is an important part of your immune system, as it has the task of removing cellular waste from the tissues, maintaining fluid levels, and protecting your body from foreign invaders that can cause infection and disease. Lymph…

Why You Should See a Vascular Sports Medicine Doctor

When you exercise, your heart beats faster to deliver extra oxygen and nutrients to your muscles through your blood. We all know that exercise is good for us, but too much physical stress can indeed be bad for your body – and athletes tend…

Cosmetic Vein Treatments and How They Can Benefit Your Skin

Spider and varicose veins can be an eyesore and can gnaw away at your confidence. While they don’t usually pose a significant medical threat and require medical treatment, you may still want to invest in getting them removed to enhance the…

How to Tell If You Need a Lymphatic Drainage Massage

The lymphatic system is more like the body’s cleaning service. It consists of vessels, nodes, and organs that work together to facilitate the proper flow of lymph, remove waste products from it, and direct the waste products to organs that…

What to Expect from Your First Laser Vein Treatment Session

Lasers are now often used instead of knives and scalpels for various medical procedures. Thanks to their ability to target tiny areas of the body, such as problematic veins, a laser is utilized by your vein doctor to get rid of these veins once…

Appearance of spider veins and how they are discovered

Veins move deoxygenated blood from different parts of the body back to the heart. You don’t see them on your skin, but they do important work underneath it. In fact, if you do see certain veins, it is usually a problem. Spider veins are red…

10 Vein Treatment Facts You Should Know

Varicose veins and spider veins on the face, ankles, and legs are some of the most common vascular issues adults face – particularly women. If you’ve decided to seek treatment from a vein specialist, here are 10 facts you should know. #1…