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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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Varicose Vein Treatment Options

Varicose veins are one of the most common vein diseases of the legs. In industrialized countries like the United States, over 30 percent of women and over 10 percent of men have sought medical help for this vein condition. Often characterized by mild swelling of the ankles and feet, throbbing or cramping in the legs, […]

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Popular Vein Topics

Premier Vein Clinics talks a lot about varicose veins. From appearance, to symptoms, to causes and treatment options. Three popular topics, when it comes to veins are: Vein Treatment Options Men and Varicose Veins Pregnancy and Varicose Veins We’ve taken some time to recap the highlights of these topics. Laser Therapy Treatment Options Are Better […]

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Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

Varicose veins are swollen veins that bulge near the surface of the skin, most commonly found in the legs. Pregnant women are more prone to developing varicose veins because of the extra pressure on their blood vessels. This added pressure results from the increase in blood volume which is needed to support two growing bodies. […]

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