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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…

Superficial Veins Vs. Deep Veins

Those blue-purple lines that run along your skin are a part of a vast network of channels through which your blood is transported around your body. Those lines are called veins, and they are a crucial component of your circulatory system. Veins…

Wound Care for Diabetics

If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes, then you probably know that high blood sugar levels can make you susceptible to circulation issues and vein disease – which can appear as varicose veins and spider veins.…

Cosmetic vs. Medical Vein Treatments

Vein treatments are used to do two things: (1) Improve the appearance of unsightly and/or bulging varicose veins and spider veins that appear on your face, arms, chest, and legs, and (2) relieve discomfort, bruising, or ulceration (sores) caused…

Causes of Superficial Facial Veins

Spider veins are small, thin veins that look like spider webs or sunbursts on your skin. Although they can appear anywhere on your body, they tend to form most often on the face and the legs. They are the smaller version of varicose veins. In…
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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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How Do Spider Veins and Varicose Veins Form?

Varicose veins and their smaller version, spider veins, are a common circulatory condition that can result from having damaged or weakened valves in the veins. The valves are tiny parts of a vein that help to push the blood back to the heart…