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Take Back Your Legs from Varicose Veins

Posted February 7th, 2017

What can you begin doing to help lessen the effect of your varicose veins? Let’s just come out and say it. Varicose veins are the worst. They’re uncomfortable, there’s not a whole lot that you can do to make them completely go away naturally, and they make you self-conscious...

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Trouble With Veins

Posted January 16th, 2017

Ever watch Olympic weightlifters, see their bulging veins and look down at your legs while you’re sitting on the couch and see the same bulging veins? Obviously, there has to be a difference, right? They’re lifting ten times their weight and while you may work out, you’re definitely not...

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Vein Disease

Posted January 5th, 2017

Vein disease is something most people just see on really long infomercials trying to sell some product to get rid of it. Lotions, lasers, clinics, they’ll try to sell it all in either the most mundane voice over or by someone is way too excited about it. Varicose veins,...

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Not Just Women are Affected By Varicose Veins

Posted December 22nd, 2016

Traditionally, with age comes a release of the classic signs of attractiveness like wrinkle-free arms, mole-free faces, and varicose-vein-free legs. But in spite of being associated with aging women, varicose veins are far from being a classic sign of aging beauty. While often seen as a primarily cosmetic concern...

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Benefits of Sclerotherapy

Posted November 29th, 2016

Why Sclerotherapy May be Your Best Option Sclerotherapy is a proven medical procedure which has been used since the 1930s to eliminate spider veins and varicose veins. It is a quick and simple procedure with a proven success rate. If you have irritating varicose veins, sclerotherapy may be the...

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Symptoms of Bulging Veins

Posted October 7th, 2016

Bulging veins are a common symptom of several conditions such as pregnancy, thrombophlebitis, and old age. They often come in the form of varicose veins and spider veins and usually appear in the legs. These veins can be swollen, distorted, dilated, and discolored. Causes Healthy veins have valves that...

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7 Common Myths About Varicose Veins

Posted September 23rd, 2016

Simply put, varicose veins are enlarged veins that occur when blood stops flowing backwards. Myth: If You Have Them, You Can Tell It is commonly believed that varicose veins are very obvious, and are easily seen at the surface of your skin. However, these veins go far back into...

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Home Treatments for Varicose Veins

Posted August 22nd, 2016

Varicose veins are defective veins that often appear bulgy and discolored. They are typically treated through minimally invasive procedures such as endovenous thermal ablation or other closure systems. In minor cases, however, varicose veins can sometimes be treated at home. Keep in mind that at-home treatments are only advisable...

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The Dangers of Artery Diseases

Posted July 26th, 2016

The carotid arteries are much like the coronary arteries, in that they carry blood to a vital organ. Coronary arteries carry blood to the heart, carotid arteries make sure the brain is getting its adequate blood supply. The health of your arteries is crucial in all aspects and must...

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What Are Reticular Veins?

Posted July 15th, 2016

While many people have probably heard of varicose veins and spider veins, fewer may be familiar with reticular veins. They are the middle child of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). They are smaller than varicose veins—roughly 2mm in diameter. They also do not protrude above the skin like varicose veins....

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