Venous Ulcers: What to Know

Venous Ulcers: What to Know

Venous Ulcers are lesions that occur not in the stomach but on the skin. Venous, varicose or stasis ulcers often look terrible, but they can be treated. These type of lesions can be prevented if the patient goes to see his or her doctor right away.

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What is a Vein Specialist & What Do They Do?

What is a Vein Specialist & What Do They Do?

A vascular surgeon (vein specialist), is a doctor that is specially trained to understand the function and problems of the vascular system in the human body. Learn more about what a vein specialist does.

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Treating Varicose Veins: The Non-Invasive Way

Treating Varicose Veins: The Non-Invasive Way

Medical advances have provided non-invasive options that can be done by a vein specialist. These non-invasive methods do not involve any surgery and are usually performed in the specialist’s office. Common procedures include...

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Varicose Veins Can Happen to Anyone

Varicose Veins Can Happen to Anyone

Varicose vein enlargements can happen to people of any age, race or gender and can present an unattractive appearance on the surface of arms, calves, thighs or other parts of the body which can often lead to embarrassment or discomfort.

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Exercise and Varicose Veins

Exercise and Varicose Veins

As a commonly occurring disorder among men and women, varicose veins usually develop from the weakening of the valves that regulate blood flow. Fortunately, there are exercise strategies that if performed on a routine basis, may prevent the formation of varicose veins.

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How Pregnancy Can Increase the Risk of Varicose Veins

How Pregnancy Can Increase the Risk of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are believed to affect around 50 percent of pregnant women. It is important to know the risks of this condition as it can become potentially dangerous to your overall health.

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The Effects of Obesity on Spider & Varicose Veins

The Effects of Obesity on Spider & Varicose Veins

Varicose and Spider Veins can happen to you even if you're not overweight. But there has been research that can link the causes of varicose and spider veins formations from obesity.

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VNUS Closure Side Effects

VNUS Closure Side Effects

The VNUS Closure Fast treatment procedure is one of the most popular procedures for the treatment of varicose veins. As with any medical procedure there are side effects that patients should know about.

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Deep Vein Thrombosis & Pulmonary Embolisms: A Serious Health Concern

Deep Vein Thrombosis & Pulmonary Embolisms: A Serious Health Concern

60,000 to almost 100,000 Americans die each year from Deep Vein Thrombosis or a type of Pulmonary Embolism. Learn the statistics of this life threatening disease.

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After Sclerotherapy Treatment

After Sclerotherapy Treatment

Sclerotherapy is a noninvasive dermatological procedure that removes spider veins and sometimes varicose veins by injecting a solution. Post-recovery generally presents little to no complications when patients follow the advice of their doctors.

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Foods That Can Help Prevent Varicose Veins

Foods That Can Help Prevent Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are large, twisted veins that usually develop in the ankles and legs. This condition is seldom a cause for concern, but it can be very painful. Fortunately, you can prevent this problem by eating a well-balanced diet.

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Information on Sclerotherapy Infographic

Information on Sclerotherapy (Infographic)

More than 80 million people in the United States suffer from some type of vascular condition. A common treatment for vascular conditions such as spider veins or varicose veins can be treated by sclerotherapy.

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Dangers of Having Varicose Veins

Dangers of Having Varicose Veins (Infographic)

Recent studies have shown varicose veins are the most common early sign of vein disease. Without proper medical treatment varicose veins may lead to further health conditions.

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Varicose Veins Bleeding: What to Know and Do

Varicose Veins Bleeding: What to Know and Do

When varicose veins bleed they can become a serious medical problem that needs to be addressed immediately and appropriately. All people with this medical condition should consult with a doctor to learn how to manage bleeding risks and reduce recurrence through treatment.

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what to look for when choosing a vein doctor or vein clinic

What to Look for When Choosing a Vein Doctor or Vein Center

Not all vein doctors and clinics offer the same quality of care. Therefore, to be certain that you'll look and feel your best after your treatment, it's essential to seek certain qualities before signing up with anyone.

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spider and varicose veins differences

What is the Difference Between Spider and Varicose Veins?

There are differences between both vascular disorders. Learn more about the differences between varicose and spider veins.

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Compression Stockings Can Help Varicose Veins

If you suffer from varicose veins your doctor may recommend a common treatment such as wearing compression stockings. In fact, this is typically the first treatment plan your doctor will suggest.

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Do Vitamin K Creams Help Treat Spider Veins?

Despite the internet's best efforts to convince people otherwise, the unfortunate fact is that vitamin K creams and lotions do nothing to cure or even reduce the appearance of spider veins.

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Can Men Get Spider Veins?

Spider veins have long been thought of as a woman’s problem. However, about 15% of men also struggle with these unsightly, yet harmless, broken blood vessels.

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Compression Stockings (Information)

Most of the time varicose veins treatment begins with the use of compression stockings. These stockings are strong elastic hosiery designed to increase circulation in the legs and come in various forms depending on the condition for which the patient is being treated.

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Varicose Veins Are Treatable

Do you have varicose veins? If so, you are not alone. The good news is that you do not have to deal with this problem forever. There are treatment options for varicose veins that you should know about.

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