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Signs A Swollen Leg is Vein-Related

Our legs go through a lot in life, so it should come as no surprise that they may swell up from time to time. While leg swelling can be common, it should nev...

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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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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...

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Traveling with Vein Disease

If you find your legs are swollen once you arrive at your destination, you should elevate them and continue to wear your support hose. New pain in the legs c...

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Four Easy Tips to Reduce Leg Swelling While Working From Home

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Prevent Swelling During Air Travel

You’ve heard of jet lag, but how about jet leg? One of the most common concerns our patients mention in the summer travel months is swollen legs and feet. Wh...

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How to Prevent Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

During pregnancy, leg elevation and the use of medical grade support hose can ease the symptoms of varicose veins. We cannot intervene on the veins during pr...

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Is Your Leg Swelling Due To Venous Disease?

An interesting phenomenon can occur in the left side of the pelvis, where the iliac artery crosses over the iliac vein. In some patients, especially women, t...

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When to Treat the Varicose Veins of Pregnancy

Venous insufficiency is due to weak one-way valves in the leg veins. These weakened valves allow gravity to push blood down the leg, leading to engorgement o...

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Varicose Veins and Flying - Reduce the Risk

If you have new leg pain or swelling even after using the stockings, be sure to seek medical advice so that serious problems can be avoided or diagnosed and ...

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Is Your Leg Swelling Due To Venous Insufficiency?

Management options for lymphedema include compression stockings, maintenance of a normal weight, continued phyiscal activity, and in more advanced cases, phy...

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Why Do Patients Develop New Varicose Veins?

It’s important to understand is that even with successful vein treatment and a healthy lifestyle, some patients will develop new varicose veins in one or bot...

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Avoid Varicose Veins Bleeding By Seeking Early Evaluation

We encourage patients with varicose veins to seek evaluation as soon as the veins become apparent. Treatment is much easier during the earlier phase and lead...

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Is Clarivein or Venefit Right for You?

An article in a recent vascular journal highlighted ClariVein's success rate of up to 96% success at two-year follow-up. Unfortunately, many health insurance...

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What Causes Varicose Veins During Pregnancy?

Women are four times more likely to develop varicose veins than men, and much of this increased incidence has to do with the hormones progesterone and estrog...

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Ask Your Doctor to Rethink Treatment of Your Varicose Veins

Most importantly, health insurers recognize the medical necessity of treating varicose veins, and most procedures should be covered.

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Why Do Varicose Veins Cause Leg Swelling?

Treatment of the varicose veins with VNUS Closure, ClariVein, microphlebectomy or sclerotherapy is highly effective in correcting the backflow in the system ...