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Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) refers to the formation of blood clots in blood vessels deep within the body. Continue Reading

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) refers to the formation of blood clots in blood vessels deep within the body. Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Superficial Venous Insufficiency

Superficial venous insufficiency is a type of vein disease that affects blood flow in the veins near the surface of the leg, as opposed to the ones that run deeper. Diagnosing this condition is not always easy. Other conditions may have similar symptoms. You can also have other medical problems alon ... Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Superficial Venous Insufficiency

Superficial venous insufficiency is a type of vein disease that affects blood flow in the veins near the surface of the leg, as opposed to the ones that run deeper. Diagnosing this condition is not always easy. Other conditions may have similar symptoms. You can also have ot ... Continue Reading

How Pregnancy Increases the Risk for Varicose Veins

If you are pregnant and have varicose veins, you are not alone. These swollen, bulging veins are a common occurrence during pregnancy. Sometimes they will go away by themselves after you give birth, but they can stick around much longer. Continue Reading

How Pregnancy Increases the Risk for Varicose Veins

If you are pregnant and have varicose veins, you are not alone. These swollen, bulging veins are a common occurrence during pregnancy. Sometimes they will go away by themselves after you give birth, but they can stick around much longer. Continue Reading

7 Venous Disease Risk Factors

Venous disease is a term used to describe a number of conditions that affect the veins and circulatory system. These conditions include, but are not limited to venous insufficiency, blood clots and varicose veins. Continue Reading

7 Venous Disease Risk Factors

Venous disease is a term used to describe a number of conditions that affect the veins and circulatory system. These conditions include, but are not limited to venous insufficiency, blood clots and varicose veins. Continue Reading

Bulging Veins in Arms and Hands

As you get older, the veins in your hands may become more visible. Additionally, some people?s veins are naturally more visible. This could be due to skin pigmentation, body fat distribution, or a variety of other genetic factors. Continue Reading

Bulging Veins in Arms and Hands

As you get older, the veins in your hands may become more visible. Additionally, some people?s veins are naturally more visible. This could be due to skin pigmentation, body fat distribution, or a variety of other genetic factors. Continue Reading

Causes and Treatments for Hemosiderin Staining

Hemosiderin staining shows up in the lower legs as a dark purple or rusty discoloration on the skin. See what causes hemosiderin staining and how it's treated. What is Hemosiderin Staining? Hemosiderin staining occurs when red blood cells spill out of the smallest blood vessels (capillaries). Red ... Continue Reading

Causes and Treatments for Hemosiderin Staining

Hemosiderin staining shows up in the lower legs as a dark purple or rusty discoloration on the skin. See what causes hemosiderin staining and how it's treated. What is Hemosiderin Staining? Hemosiderin staining occurs when red blood cells spill out of the smallest blood ve ... Continue Reading

Caring for Your Veins If You Have Diabetes

If you have diabetes, many of the things that you can do to manage your health will also be good for your circulation and veins. Learn how diabetes and vein health are related, and what you can do to stay healthy. How Diabetes Affects Vein Health High blood sugar, or glucose, caused by diabetes ca ... Continue Reading

Caring for Your Veins If You Have Diabetes

If you have diabetes, many of the things that you can do to manage your health will also be good for your circulation and veins. Learn how diabetes and vein health are related, and what you can do to stay healthy. How Diabetes Affects Vein Health High blood sugar, or gluco ... Continue Reading

Broken Veins: Causes, Treatments and Prevention

Broken veins come in several forms, however the most common vein dysfunction in the human anatomy are spider veins and varicose veins. Take a look here to see the signs, symptoms and causes of broken veins and how they are treated. Continue Reading

Broken Veins: Causes, Treatments and Prevention

Broken veins come in several forms, however the most common vein dysfunction in the human anatomy are spider veins and varicose veins. Take a look here to see the signs, symptoms and causes of broken veins and how they are treated. Continue Reading

What Exactly is Venous Reflux?

Venous reflux refers to the backing up of blood in the veins, which is one of the most common contributors to vascular disease. Venous reflux is responsible for many of the symptoms of chronic vascular insufficiency, including swelling (edema) in the legs and ankles, changes in skin color and textur ... Continue Reading

What Exactly is Venous Reflux?

Venous reflux refers to the backing up of blood in the veins, which is one of the most common contributors to vascular disease. Venous reflux is responsible for many of the symptoms of chronic vascular insufficiency, including swelling (edema) in the legs and ankles, changes ... Continue Reading

6 Common Myths About Varicose Veins Debunked

Varicose veins and spider veins are venous conditions that affect millions of people throughout the world. In the past there were only two available treatments for veins. For varicose veins, a procedure called ligation and stripping involved multiple incisions and a long period of recovery. And for ... Continue Reading

6 Common Myths About Varicose Veins Debunked

Varicose veins and spider veins are venous conditions that affect millions of people throughout the world. In the past there were only two available treatments for veins. For varicose veins, a procedure called ligation and stripping involved multiple incisions and a long per ... Continue Reading

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