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What To Do About Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

Most women are prepared for the usual side effects that accompany pregnancy, such as nausea, fatigue, and mood swings. But there’s another symptom not as commonly discussed—varicose veins. Varicose veins are swollen blue or purple veins in the legs that bulge near the surface of the skin, and many women develop them during pregnancy. As […]

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Varicose Veins Aren’t Just A Female Thing—Men Get Them Too

Sorry men, you can’t escape genetics. Although many people mistakenly associate varicose veins as a middle-to-older age women’s condition, anyone can develop varicose veins. The National Institute of Health estimates that over 30% of women and nearly 20% of men in the US are affected by varicose veins in their legs or feet. While it’s […]

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Does Summer Heat Make Varicose Vein Symptoms Worse?

At Premier Vein Clinics in Knoxville, we realize the warm summer months can pose a problem for our patients who suffer from varicose veins. For some, the concern is cosmetic — embarrassment about ropey, bulging veins in their legs causes many people to wear long pants or skirts even as the temperatures soar. But for […]

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4 Inside Tips From Vein Specialists For Finding The Right Vein Clinic

You’ve suffered from pain and swelling from varicose veins long enough, and are ready to talk with a vein specialist about treatment options. The good news is that treating varicose veins has never been easier. Today’s procedures are minimally invasive and can be done in a vein clinic or doctor’s office in about an hour. […]

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Is Ambulatory Phlebectomy Right For Me?

Ambulatory phlebectomy is an outpatient procedure designed for larger diseased veins. It is a good option for individuals looking for relief of physical pain and discomfort as well as the appearance of bulging veins. This treatment is not preferred for smaller, spider veins. This approach is also not advised for patients unable to walk on […]

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