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10 Tips to Keep Your Legs Healthy During the Holiday Season

1. Maintain a healthy diet and stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water and eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Studies show that bioflavonoids may help strengthe...

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Travel Tips to Prevent Leg Pain During the Holidays

The holidays may be the happiest time of the year, but they can also be the most uncomfortable—and we aren’t talking about awkward conversations with your au...

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Non-healing Leg Sores Should Not be Ignored

Our legs take a beating over our lifetimes. Bumps, bruises, and injuries are bound to happen and while most of these sores go away with rest and care, some l...

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What To Know (and Do) if A Varicose Vein Starts Bleeding

Due to their stretched and swollen nature, the risk of rupturing a varicose vein is higher than a regular vein. Bleeding can occur from seemingly common cont...

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When Will Insurance Cover Varicose Vein Treatments?

One of the most common questions we’re asked at Capitol Vein and Laser has nothing to do with veins or lasers, but with insurance. More directly, “Will insur...

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Removing Bad Veins is a Healthy Step

Varicose veins are not the normal, essential veins that return blood to your heart and lungs... They once were, but over time—be it from inactivity, injury, ...

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Why Legs Swell in the Heat (and How to Prevent It)

Why do so many people’s legs swell in the heat? The short answer is gravity. Heat dilates (expands) our blood vessels, making it harder for fluids to move t...