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Convenient Treatment for Vein Patients

Nearly 50 percent of America’s adult population suffers from unattractive and sometimes painful vein diseases. Although treatment of varicose and spider veins was once considered a painful hassle, in recent years, these treatments have been revolutionized through advancements in technology. The board-certified vascular specialists at Premier Vein Clinics in Knoxville understand the varying causes of […]

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Varicose Veins During and After Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant and start to notice darkened veins popping up on your legs, don’t panic. Varicose veins are common during pregnancy. In fact, they affect about 10-20% of pregnant women. Why do they occur? There are several reasons why varicose veins develop during pregnancy. These include: Extra volume of blood The extra volume of […]

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Healthy Legs As You Age

It’s not uncommon to see older people, specifically women, with varicose veins. After all, age is considered as one of the risk factors in the development of these enlarged veins. Varicose Veins and Aging Generally, we are less physically active as we age. This lack of physical activity can put a strain on our venous […]

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Common Causes of Varicose Veins

Over 3 million adults in the U.S. are affected by varicose veins every year. These are swollen veins that usually occur in the legs and the feet. The affected veins often appear bluish/purplish because they contain the deoxygenated blood. The Most Common Causes There are different causes of varicose veins. Some of the most common […]

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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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Sclero for Spider Veins

Spider veins are clusters of tiny reddish-bluish blood vessels that develop near the surface of the skin. Usually found on the legs, spider veins develop as a result of structural abnormalities of the blood vessels. It can be due to defective valves that allow the back flow of blood within the veins. This causes the […]

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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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Men’s Health Month

The myth that only women develop varicose veins has long been busted. Varicose veins may be more common in women, but men can have them too. In fact, about 56 percent of men develop these enlarged veins in the lower extremities Although they’re not life threatening, varicose veins can are more than just a cosmetic […]

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Spring Vein Recap

Spring is finally here! It’s time to put away the thick jackets, long pants, and bring out the skirts, shorts, and sleeveless tops. If you are concerned with the appearance of your varicose veins, know that treatment options are available. Getting Rid of Varicose Veins At Premier Vein Clinics in Knoxville we offer different ways […]

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