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  • Healthy Legs at Any Age

    George Burns, that wise philosopher, said it best: “You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” There’s no denying biology, but when a patient enters his or her golden years, attitude and lifestyle...

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  • Restless Leg Syndrome and Sleeplessness

    When it’s time for bed at the end of the day, do your legs twitch and keep you awake? If you’ve ever tried to fall asleep at night but been stymied by the overwhelming urge to move...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Women, Pregnancy and Vein Health

    Pregnant women experience a multitude of physical changes as their bodies prepare for birth. Some changes are exquisite – others, not so much. Safe to say, you can put varicose veins in that latter category. Varicose veins...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • How Screening Can Help Vascular Health

    Your vascular system is made up of a vast network of blood vessels, including the arteries and veins. To put it simply, arteries carry oxygenated blood away from your heart to all parts of the body where...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Can Compression Raise Your Game?

    Vein specialists have long touted the benefits of graduated compression garments for patients with venous symptoms, but in recent years, athletic coaches and fitness trainers have begun to get on board. Compression socks or stockings are worn...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • What is Restless Leg Syndrome?

    The short answer to this question is: we’re not exactly sure. In fact, a single unifying cause of Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) has yet to be established. What we do know is that there are many potential...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Risk Factors for Vein Disease: Changing the Things You Can

    What’s the likelihood that you might suffer from symptoms of venous (vein) disease, such as varicose veins, leg heaviness, or restless leg syndrome? There are a number of risk factors for vein problems that can be divided...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Can Athletes Get Blood Clots?

    Tennis superstar Serena Williams. Olympic speed skater Rebekah Bradford. Miami Heat center Chris Bosh. What do these sports pros have in common? All have suffered from blood clots in their lungs that originated in their deep vein...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Could My Legs Feel Better?

    Have you ever asked your doctor if that ache in your legs at the end of the day is something more? Or do you wonder if you might get varicose veins like your mom? Vein, or venous,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Varicose Vein Treatment: Cosmetic or Medical?

    Is the treatment of varicose veins a cosmetic cure or a medical procedure? This is a very common question. Most healthcare providers would agree that if a patient is having pain and is unable to perform his...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Solutions for Aching Legs

    Many athletes, professionals and amateurs alike, experience some kind of leg pain at one time or another, whether from the mechanics of pounding movement on a hard surface, or keeping their legs in the same position for...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Busting the Myths of Vein Disease

    There are a lot of myths about vein, or venous, disease, and how to treat it. Rather than add to the confusion by repeating them here, I will list 15 facts to consider. Vein problems are among...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • FAQs About Sclerotherapy

    Sclerotherapy is one of the modern procedures used to treat spider veins and varicose veins. Before I address some common questions about sclerotherapy, first let’s briefly review why someone might need the procedure. Vein disease (also known...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Preventing Varicose Veins

    Although it’s a common misconception that only women experience troublesome veins, the fact is, one in three people in the U.S. including men has some form of vein, or venous, disease. That breaks down to 55% of...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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