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Treatments in Varicose Vein Removal

Although not dangerous, many would find varicose veins rather unsightly. Standing for too long counts as one of many reasons it develops, but factors such as age, family history, pregnancy, and obesity also put you at risk. Given some of the risk factors, there is no surefire way of preventing varicose veins from forming. While […]

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6 Things to Be Aware of with Chronic Wounds

According to an article published in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, wound care is a worldwide problem that costs multi-billion dollars. In the U.S. alone, it has an annual cost of $20 billion and affects 5.7 million people.   This underlines the importance of chronic wound care San Diego clinic […]

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More Information About Spider Vein Treatment: Causes And Costs

A different type of varicose vein removal that patients exists for patients who would want to get reliable results fast. Spider vein treatment is just one of the many options that you can have for the elimination of stubborn varicose veins.   Basically, the spider vein treatment has been proven effective, safe, and painless for […]

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How Different Patients React To Surgery Vs. Laser For Varicose Vein Removal

When you are facing a tough problem of having uncomfortable varicose veins, a lot of things come into your mind. Among the top choices that you might have thought about were to undergo surgery or opt for laser technology to achieve varicose vein removal. The only downside for these procedures is that they are not […]

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Are Varicose Veins Hereditary?

Many people assume that being in great physical shape will keep you from developing varicose veins, however, this is not the case. While an active, healthy lifestyle might ease the severity of varicose veins, or lessen their symptoms, physical condition alone cannot prevent the onset of varicose veins.   Hereditability Study of Varicose Veins Kohno, […]

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Venous UIcers and Wound Care

Venous ulcers are not only common, they are most often misdiagnosed. This situation can be exacerbated when wounds become chronic, due to difficulties in healing. While it is a normal, everyday process to shed and replenish the outer layer of skin cells, one should consult a physician immediately if the skin becomes too thin, which […]

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Varicose Veins are More Than Just a Cosmetic Concern

Varicose veins are unsightly and painful, but when treatment is avoided, they can lead to more serious problems– here’s what you should know.   Varicose veins are extremely common. over fifty percent of Americans have varicose veins, usually in the larger leg veins. Although many people consider varicose veins to be a cosmetic issue, truth […]

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Easy, Everyday Tips for Maintaining Healthy Veins

How our society has evolved such that either sitting or standing all day has become the norm, I’ll never know, since both sitting are standing are terrible for circulation. Circulation issues, spider veins, and varicose veins can be worsened by the negative effects of gravity and pressure from sitting or standing. Remember, the purpose of […]

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Five Common Myths About Varicose Vein Treatment

Five Common Myths About Varicose Vein Treatment Since varicose veins and spider veins are so common, it’s not surprising that people have come up with unsubstantiated theories as to how they occur and how they are treated. In fact, it’s estimated that between 35% – 45% of people in the United States have varicose veins, […]

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Preventing Blood Clots While Sitting or Traveling

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), is caused when blood clots occur in the deep veins of the legs (and sometimes in the arms). DVT can be life-threatening, and people who travel are at a greater risk, due to the amount of time spent sitting. Anyone spends more than 3-4 hours travelling, regardless as to whether they […]

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Standing all day for my job…will it cause varicose veins?

Being required to stand all day, or for long periods of time daily, can be the root cause of vein issues. The average person works 40+ hours per week, during which they are either sitting or standing. As we all know, many people work more than 40 hours per week. Additionally, other activities outside of […]

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The Anatomy of Veins and Arteries

Before explaining the anatomy of your veins, let’s have a quick overview of your cardiopulmonary system. The cardiopulmonary system consists of a network of blood vessels, the lungs, trachea and bronchi.  The system comprises organs from both the circulatory and respiratory systems, to carry nutrients, oxygen and hormones throughout the body, as well as to […]