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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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What Are Spider Veins?

Posted June 23rd, 2016

Similar to varicose veins, spider veins are slightly enlarged veins that appear either blue or red. They are close to the surface of the skin and often form a web or branching pattern with short jagged lines. They commonly occur on the legs and face and can cover either...

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What Are Varicose Veins?

Posted June 8th, 2016

Many people have asked this, as it is a legitimate question to ask. When you see varicose or spider veins you first thoughts might wonder whether or not they’re permanent, what they are, and whether or not they can be removed. The answers can be different for different people...

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Grand Opening for New Location!

Posted May 10th, 2016

The Vein Company is holding a grand opening for its new clinic in Johnson City, Tennessee on Wednesday, May 18th, and Thursday, the 19th. The clinic’s address is 310 N State of Franklin Road, Suite 102. The event will run from 3-7 pm each day. We will also be...

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Understanding Spider Veins

Posted March 16th, 2016

Most people are aware of spider veins and where they ordinarily appear – In the thighs and legs, but were you aware that they can develop in most unexpected places? Spider veins can also appear in your face, feet and even in your hands. These pesky little blue blood...

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Different Treatments for Varicose Veins

Posted February 26th, 2016

Having varicose veins and living with varicose veins are two very different things. They’re different for the fact that just because you’ve got them doesn’t mean you MUST live with them. With the technologies around today (and tomorrow!), there are many ways you can rid your body of varicose...

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What Varicose Veins Are and How They Can Affect You

Posted February 19th, 2016

You’ve undoubtedly seen varicose veins either on your own legs or someone else’s. Varicose veins are veins that are enlarged and have become gnarled or twisted. You typically see them in legs, but they can form in many different parts of the body.  Your leg muscles pump the veins...

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