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What is a Vein Screening?

Venous conditions like varicose veins do not discriminate. They don’t care if you’re male or female, young or old, or with a family history of such condition or not. You may have them without you noticing it. And it’s tricky, especially with varicose veins as they can cause a great deal of discomfort when they’re […]

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Swimming for Healthy Legs

If you have varicose veins, you know that they can be a nuisance. Aside from their unsightly appearance, they can also cause a heavy sensation on the legs, pain, and in worse cases, pain and swelling. Varicose vein treatment is easier now than ever before at Premier Vein Clinics in Knoxville. Most procedures are done […]

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How Does Heat Affect Varicose Veins?

Some would argue that summer is the best season, but those living with varicose veins may disagree. How Heat Affects the Varicose Veins Heat can worsen the look and feel of varicose veins. When you’re out on a hot summer day or been sitting in a hot tub, the body tries to cool itself by […]

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Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

About 10 to 20 percent of pregnant women are affected by varicose veins. Varicose veins are large, swollen blood vessels that are predominantly found in the lower extremities. When they swell above the surface of the skin, they can create those purplish or bluish lumps that may look alarming but are generally harmless. For some […]

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Varicose Veins – Men Have Them Too

  Contrary to what many people believe, varicose veins can affect both men and women. Although there is only a slight difference in the prevalence rate of varicose veins between men and women (45 percent of men versus 55 percent of women), it’s usually women who are seen in vein clinics these days. Women are […]

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Cooler Weather Ideal for Vein Treatment

About 20 to 25 million Americans have varicose veins. A common vein disease especially among women, varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic problem. When left unmanaged, they can lead to painful ulcers that can be difficult to treat. Why Cooler Weather is the Best Time for Varicose Vein Treatment During the warmer months, […]

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Are Genetics to Blame?

Varicose veins are a common vascular disease. About a quarter of adults in the United States have them. Patients affected by varicose veins exhibit symptoms as a result of chronic venous insufficiency, a condition where blood flow through your veins is inadequate. Risk factors for varicose veins can be acquired or inherited. Some of the […]

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Common Myths About Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are a common venous disease of the legs. Over 30 percent of women and 10 percent of men seek help for these enlarged, swollen veins. Despite this figure, many people still have a lot of misconceptions about varicose veins. These include:   Myth #1: Only elderly people get varicose veins Fact: Although aging […]

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Does Heat Affect Varicose Veins?

Over 35 percent of people in the United States are affected by varicose veins. These are enlarged veins that can be attributed to age-related changes, pregnancy, obesity, and prolonged sitting or standing. Heat and Varicose Veins You may notice that varicose veins appear worse after a long, hot bath and during hot summer days. At […]

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Why See a Vascular Surgeon for Varicose Veins

Hear doctor Richard Young of Premier Surgical’s Vein Clinic discuss the benefits of seeing a Vascular Surgeon for venous disorders. If varicose veins are causing discomfort in your daily life, it may be time to speak with a specialist about treatment. Contact the specialists of Premier Surgical today for your free consultation. Richard M. Young […]

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