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Varicose Veins: A Family Affair

We inherit many physical characteristics from our parents and grandparents, such as eye color or height. Some health issues are also inherited, including varicose veins. It’s a fact that if one of your parents has varicose veins, you have a … Continue reading

Four Ways To Become An Empowered Patient

While the future of health care is still undetermined, one thing is certain: it’s important for consumers to take steps to educate themselves about their health and wellbeing and become active participants in their plan of care. However, it can … Continue reading

Venous Disease 101

Venous disease can range from cosmetic issues to potentially life-threatening conditions. Varicose and spider veins are some of the most common symptoms of venous disease. At one time, these and other vein conditions were treated mainly using surgery. However, there … Continue reading

Men Get Varicose Veins, Too!

Up to 20 percent of all men will experience varicose veins at some point in their lives. The number one cause of varicose veins in both men and women is family history. If your parents or grandparents had varicose veins, … Continue reading


Do Your Legs Swell in the Summer Heat?

Leg swelling, or “edema” as it is called in the medical profession, is a common condition that plagues many people in our community. Edema is swelling of both legs from a buildup of extra fluid. In the summer months, this … Continue reading

Spotlight on Spider Veins

Perhaps you noticed them on your grandmother when you were growing up, but you never thought they’d appear on your legs. You may have thought that you had a slight bruise at first, until it never actually went away and more … Continue reading

Are You At Risk For DVT?

Only your doctor can determine if you are at risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that forms in one of the deep veins of your legs. A review of your personal history and current health may determine … Continue reading

Varicose Veins: How Much Do You Know?

Over 30 million Americans suffer from venous disease, specifically varicose veins, and many didn’t know they were at risk or recognize the signs and symptoms as they occurred. Have you ever wondered if you have or are at risk of … Continue reading