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ARE VARICOSE VEINS GENETICS?

ARE VARICOSE VEINS GENETICS?

Like so many chronic conditions, varicose veins may be in your genes. If a parent, grandparent, or other close family member has varicose veins, your odds of developing those enlarged, painful veins on your legs greatly increases. Heredity & Varicose Veins It’s...

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EARLY WARNING SIGNS OF VENOUS ULCERS

EARLY WARNING SIGNS OF VENOUS ULCERS

Varicose veins can have a variety of undesirable side effects. In some cases, they can lead to ulcers in the skin surrounding the veins. If you have recently discovered any changes in the color or texture of your skin, then you might be experiencing venous ulcers....

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CAN ATHLETES GET DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS?

CAN ATHLETES GET DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS?

Older people and frequent flyers aren’t the only ones at risk for deep vein thrombosis. Young, healthy athletes are known to experience blood clots in the leg. Deep vein thrombosis usually strikes older people or frequent travelers, who sit in cramped seats for long...

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COMMON TYPES OF VARICOSE VEINS

COMMON TYPES OF VARICOSE VEINS

Varicose veins are enlarged on knotted veins that most often appear due to abnormally high pressure on the veins. Most of the time, they appear on the thighs, ankles, and feet. While varicose veins aren't always pleasing to look at, their negative aspects go far...

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SCLEROTHERAPY FOR VARICOSE VEINS

SCLEROTHERAPY FOR VARICOSE VEINS

If you are looking to eliminate spider veins and varicose veins there is hope. Sclerotherapy is a medical procedure that will help do just that.  It is a minimally invasive procedure that eliminates these unsightly veins with a simple injection. This solution will...

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WHAT CAUSES EDEMA?

WHAT CAUSES EDEMA?

There are several things that can cause edemata such as medications, infections, pregnancy, and more.  Edema can happen just about anywhere in the body and is caused by the blood vessels leaking fluid.  It can be signs that there is an underlying problem in your...

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