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If you’re living with varicose veins, you know how bothersome they can be. Not just because of the way they look, but also because of the discomfort they cause. While self-care, such as elevating the legs, increasing physical activity, and wearing compression garments can help in easing the pain caused by varicose veins, seeking professional […]

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Popular Vein Topics in 2017

On the Premier Vein Clinics blog we discuss common symptoms, causes, and issues associated with vein diseases (especially varicose and spider veins), and treatment options offered at our Knoxville, TN, office to help those suffering from these diseases overcome them and get their legs – and their life back. Popular Vein Topics To wrap up […]

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Vein Treatment & Insurance

Many people believe varicose veins are just a cosmetic problem. This is one reason why those with varicose veins may be hesitant in seeing a vein specialist. While it’s true that most health insurance plans won’t cover treatments for cosmetic procedures, many DO cover treatments for varicose veins, especially if you’re suffering from symptoms associated […]

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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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What to Expect After Vein Treatment

Treating Varicose Veins Millions of Americans suffer from varicose veins. In the past, these enlarged veins were usually treated with an invasive and complex procedure called vein stripping. During vein stripping, a small incision is made and a flexible instrument is used to grasp and remove the damaged vein. Procedures like this would typically require […]

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Jobs That May Make You More Prone to Varicose Veins

Varicose veins can happen to anyone – men or women. Sometimes they occur from genetics, but there are other factors in your life that may increase the risk of developing varicose veins. One of these contributing factors is your occupation. Certain jobs can potentially increase your risk of having varicose veins. Some of these occupations […]

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Varicose Veins and Exercise

Varicose veins are enlarged veins that often affect the lower extremities. Their development can be accelerated by certain conditions like obesity, pregnancy, and constipation. In some cases, they can develop in connection to cardiovascular diseases. Managing Varicose Veins Through Exercise Regular physical activity benefits patients with varicose veins as it forces the muscles to contract […]

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Myths About Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are one of the most common vein conditions, affecting about 3 in every 10 adults. Despite the widespread awareness of varicose veins, there are still many misconceptions about why they happen and how to treat them. Premier Vein Clinics shares a few common myths: Myth #1 Crossing the legs causes varicose veins It may […]

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Free Vein Screenings in the New Year!

If you’ve been suffering from painful, swollen legs this is your opportunity to find out if varicose veins may be to blame. A free vein screening at Premier Vein Clinics in Knoxville will start your new year off in the right direction towards loving your legs again. You don’t have to live with painful, swollen […]

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Are Varicose Veins Hereditary?

Varicose veins are swollen, enlarged veins that usually appear in the legs and feet. While it’s common to see varicose veins among older adults and pregnant women, there are also people who may be at risk for having it due to their familial history. Studies suggest that heredity may play a role in up to […]

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