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July is Uterine Fibroid Awareness Month and Women have Options for Treatment in Fredericksburg

In Featured, News, Uterine Fibroid Embolization by Amy

FREDERICKSBURG, VA – June 28, 2019 – This July, Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) is bringing awareness about uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) to the Fredericksburg community, just in time for Uterine Fibroid Awareness Month. Uterine fibroids affect up to 80% of women in their lifetime. VIVA is educating the community about the minimally invasive, highly effective option for the …

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Uterine Fibroids: Understanding the signs, symptoms and steps toward diagnosis.

In Featured, News, Uterine Fibroid Embolization by Amy

“That’s normal.”  You’ve lost count of the times you’ve been told your symptoms are not unusual. You call in sick again. Leaving the house is a struggle. When you do venture out, you make sure you know where all the public restrooms are (and you keep a change of clothes on hand). The heavy bleeding, irregular periods, stabbing pain, exhaustion, …

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Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates Ranked Top Honors in the “Best of the Burg” 2019 Contest

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FREDERICKSBURG, VA – July 8, 2019 – Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg (MIF) and Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) took first and second place respectively for the “Best Medical Imaging” awards in the 2019 “Best of the Burg” contest. This yearly contest, sponsored by The Free Lance-Star and Fredericksburg.com, uncovers the best options for health/beauty year after year.  Medical Imaging …

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Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE): The Treatment Option Women Need to Know About

In Featured, News, Procedures, Uterine Fibroid Embolization by VIVA

If you’ve been diagnosed with uterine fibroids, you may have been told that surgery is your next step. The two most common uterine fibroid treatments are myomectomy (removing the fibroids) and hysterectomy (removing the entire uterus). For some women, surgical removal is actually the best possible treatment. But like many other women, it may be possible for you to avoid …

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Ready to bare your legs in warmer weather?

In Featured, Procedures, Uncategorized by Amy

Varicose veins are now easy to treat. With warmer weather approaching, it’s time to think seriously about your legs.  Not only how they look, but also how they feel.  If you suffer from varicose veins and you dread the thought of exposing your legs during the warm months, now is the perfect time to consider treatment of varicose veins.  The …

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VIVA conveniently positioned to treat PAD

In Featured, News, PAD by Amy

Do you experience pain in your legs when walking, resting or at night?  If so, you might suffer from Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). Eight to 10 million Americans suffer from PAD, characterized by poor blood flow to their arms, legs or feet.  It can result from smoking, diabetes, longstanding high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, advanced age or high cholesterol. It can …