Varicose veins can be a painful indication of a more serious issue: damaged valves in your leg veins. This issue can become serious enough that if left untreated, another painful issue can arise called venous skin ulcers. Venous skin ulcers, also known as leg ulcers, are another indication that it’s time to see a Vascular/…

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When discussing your health, it’s important to have all of the right information so you can make decisions that are right for you. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions regarding varicose veins and their treatment that could cause people to put off getting the help they need. Your vein health is an important part of your…

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Not enough time. It’s not really that bad. Everyone else’s needs are more important. These are only a few of the many reasons people come up with to not see a doctor about vein issues. Do any of these excuses sound familiar to you? It can be hard to decide when the right time to…

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As Mother’s Day quickly approaches, we’d like to take a moment to put the spotlight on you moms. You’re usually so quick to put the focus on others, taking care of everyone else first, but it’s important to take care of yourself too. And that includes taking care of your veins and vein health. While…

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According to research, the average adult needs between 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night to stay healthy and function at their best. Getting enough sleep each night ensures that a person will have the energy to get through their day. But let’s face it, with the pressures, concerns, and needs of everyday life,…

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The days are getting longer and flowers are blooming; Spring is just around the corner. And we all know what it means as the weather becomes more pleasant and the temperature climbs – shorts season is almost upon us. For a lot of people, the Spring is a time to be more active, to get…

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In normal, healthy, veins, blood is constantly being circulated back up from the leg veins to the heart. Due to age, pregnancy, weight, or standing on your feet for long periods of time, the valves in your veins can weaken. If the valves in your veins have weakened, then your blood has a much harder…

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More than likely, you’ve spent the past couple months making sure that everyone around you is taken care of. You’ve probably spent a lot of time and energy preparing the perfect meals with everyone’s favorite holiday dishes and desserts; not to mention all of their favorite candies and treats. You’ve used your free time to…

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Giving and receiving gifts is one of the most fun parts of the holiday season. Have you made your gift lists yet? We’d like to suggest a few items that are sure to be a hit with anyone who wants to stay healthy, especially if they suffer from varicose veins or spider veins. Exercise Equipment…

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It’s that time of year again, time for holiday travel! Traveling can always be a bit hectic, so it’s important to keep in mind and practice a few easy ways to take care of your vein health along the way. Dr. Eston Wenger of Premier Surgical in Cleveland shares some favorite tips to help keep…

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