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Healthy Leg Guide

In News, PAD, Varicose Veins by VIVA

Our legs have something to say about our health, and it’s never too early to start listening. Problems with leg health can affect the entire body. That’s why ignoring symptoms like pain, numbness, or heaviness can have a severe impact on your long-term health. The good news is, there are simple steps we can all take to keep our legs …

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What is Venous Disease?

In Healthcare, News, Procedures, Varicose Veins by projects

Also known as venous insufficiency, venous disease is usually associated with varicose veins and leg heaviness. In simplest terms, it is a lack of blood flow towards the heart from the legs. What causes venous disease? There are two main types of vessels in the body; you can think of them as plumbing. Arteries take blood from the heart to …

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Varicose veins are now easy to treat

In News, Varicose Veins by VIVA

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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Pain Relief

In 2011, Newsletter, Varicose Veins, Volume 3 Issue 3 by projects

Interventional Radiologists Treat Pain at the Source Pain management is a significant medical and economic issue. A recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) study finds chronic pain affects at least 116 million American adults, more than the total affected by

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Visible Veins In Legs Can Hint At Underlying Issues

In News, Varicose Veins by tgressly

BY KATELYN LEBOFF / THE FREE LANCE-STAR As spring approaches and more leg will be on display, those with spider and varicose veins might seek treatment for what they feel are “unsightly” veins. About 55 percent of women and about 45 percent of men have varicose and spider veins, according to the Office on Women’s Health.