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How do Varicose Veins Form?

What goes down must come up, in our circulatory systems anyway! Varicose veins can occur anywhere in the body, but they’re most common in the legs. Normally, blood that has traveled all the way down to the feet returns toward the heart, in defiance of gravity, with the aid of a system of valves in[...] Read More

Tips for Travelers with Venous Disease

Blood clots can sometimes form in your legs during travel because you are immobile for long periods of time (8 to 10 hours or longer), often sitting in cramped spaces with little leg room. The longer the travel, the more at risk you are for developing a clot. In many cases, the blood clot will[...] Read More

The Dangers of Untreated Vein Disease

Whether your condition is cosmetic or complex — from spider veins to phlebitis to challenging leg pain or skin ulcers – untreated vein diseases can be detrimental to your health. Unfortunately, the incidence of venous disease in the United States is expected to rise as the “baby boom generation” ages. Untreated vein diseases have many dangers[...] Read More