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4 Important Things You Need to Know About May-Thurner Syndrome

May-Thurner Syndrome, also known as iliac vein compression syndrome, describes a condition where pressure builds up in the left common iliac vein, a blood vessel located in the pelvic area, as a result of compression by an artery, known as the right common iliac artery. As a result of the body’s a ... Continue Reading

4 Important Things You Need to Know About May-Thurner Syndrome

May-Thurner Syndrome, also known as iliac vein compression syndrome, describes a condition where pressure builds up in the left common iliac vein, a blood vessel located in the pelvic area, as a result of compression by an artery, known as the right common iliac artery. As a ... Continue Reading

Men Take a Stand Against Varicose Veins

An estimated 30-40 percent of the U.S. adult population is affected by vein problems in the legs. However, most men are surprised to learn that, they too, can develop vein conditions they previously believed affected only women. While it's true that cosmetic conditions, such as spider veins, arise ... Continue Reading

Men Take a Stand Against Varicose Veins

An estimated 30-40 percent of the U.S. adult population is affected by vein problems in the legs. However, most men are surprised to learn that, they too, can develop vein conditions they previously believed affected only women. While it's true that cosmetic conditions, suc ... Continue Reading

What is Lymphedema?

Lymphedema is a swelling that occurs in one of your arms or legs. Although rare, it also can occur in both arms or both legs at the same time. It is a complicated process involving the lymphatic system. What is lymphedema? The lymphatic system circulates lymph fluid throughout the body to collect ... Continue Reading

What is Lymphedema?

Lymphedema is a swelling that occurs in one of your arms or legs. Although rare, it also can occur in both arms or both legs at the same time. It is a complicated process involving the lymphatic system. What is lymphedema? The lymphatic system circulates lymph fluid throug ... Continue Reading

Varicose Veins: Not Just a Cosmetic Concern

Varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency are major public health issues. This serious disease is often overlooked as a cosmetic problem alone. It affects roughly 33 percent of all men and women between the ages of 18 and 64. Despite the significant impact that varicose veins have on the gene ... Continue Reading

Varicose Veins: Not Just a Cosmetic Concern

Varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency are major public health issues. This serious disease is often overlooked as a cosmetic problem alone. It affects roughly 33 percent of all men and women between the ages of 18 and 64. Despite the significant impact that varico ... Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

Varicose veins are abnormally enlarged superficial veins usually seen in the thigh and leg. In the majority of cases, these large superficial veins are of a cosmetic nuisance. These veins connect with the deep veins of the leg and play a minor role in the transfer of blood to the heart. The veins be ... Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

Varicose veins are abnormally enlarged superficial veins usually seen in the thigh and leg. In the majority of cases, these large superficial veins are of a cosmetic nuisance. These veins connect with the deep veins of the leg and play a minor role in the transfer of blood t ... Continue Reading

What is Chronic Venous Insufficiency?

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a vascular condition in which the veins in the lower extremities have difficulty sending blood from the legs back through the heart. The result can evolve into a myriad of potential medical issues and physical symptoms. Continue Reading

What is Chronic Venous Insufficiency?

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a vascular condition in which the veins in the lower extremities have difficulty sending blood from the legs back through the heart. The result can evolve into a myriad of potential medical issues and physical symptoms. Continue Reading

Varicose Veins: Causes and Symptoms

Varicose veins and spider veins represent a common medical condition.? It is estimated that 15% of males and 25% of females are affected in the United States.? Varicose veins are triggered by heredity, and influences related to circulating hormones and the effects of pregnancy.? Obesity, sedentary l ... Continue Reading

Varicose Veins: Causes and Symptoms

Varicose veins and spider veins represent a common medical condition.? It is estimated that 15% of males and 25% of females are affected in the United States.? Varicose veins are triggered by heredity, and influences related to circulating hormones and the effects of pregnan ... Continue Reading

Facts about Venous Stasis Ulcers and Vascular Disease

Did you know that over 500,000 people are affected at any given time with leg ulcers in the United States, or that another 20,000 new people develop venous stasis ulcers each year?? This condition represents another epidemic in American society that relates to diseased leg veins.? Despite all we kno ... Continue Reading

Facts about Venous Stasis Ulcers and Vascular Disease

Did you know that over 500,000 people are affected at any given time with leg ulcers in the United States, or that another 20,000 new people develop venous stasis ulcers each year?? This condition represents another epidemic in American society that relates to diseased leg v ... Continue Reading

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