foods that can reduce inflammation

Diet Changes to Decrease Inflammation

By swansonabi / October 21, 2020 /

Varicose veins are uncomfortable, but surgical intervention isn’t for everyone. Believe it or not, there are many non-surgical options out there. One of the least invasive options is reducing inflammation. Why is everyone always talking about Inflammation? It feels like this word is popping up everywhere when discussing any health topic. So, what does it…

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5 Signs It’s Time To See A Varicose Specialist

By swansonabi / July 23, 2020 /

The term “varicose veins” usually conjures images of ugly bluish web-like veins that are lifted underneath the skin. These veins are typically treated as a cosmetic issue and not necessarily a health one. However, varicose veins can affect vascular health and should never be ignored.   What are varicose veins? And how do they occur?…

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Exercises for Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins – Can You Do Anything To Prevent Them?

By swansonabi / July 14, 2020 /

Many of my patients come to me with twisted and enlarged veins complaining of pain and discomfort. My diagnosis is swift and – unfortunately – comes as no surprise, when I confirm the presence of varicose veins. What may come as a surprise to you is that the appearance of those discolored, uncomfortable veins can…

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Causes and Treatments of Varicose Veins

By Chadwick Savage / March 4, 2020 /

Whether you have them or are worried about getting them, varicose veins are more cosmetically displeasing than an actual health concern. While they can lead to some complications, most people seek to decrease their presence primarily for aesthetic reasons. The good news is, while there are several medical procedures that can help you do that,…

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Insurance and Varicose Veins

By taylorbarselou / October 29, 2019 /

Insurance is a headache for a lot of people. If you have health insurance, you’re thankful you do when you need it, but getting the insurance agencies to actually follow through seems to be the worst part. The process of getting things approved, sent off, and paid for all while trying to stay healthy can…

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What Is The Difference Between An Arteries and Veins?

By taylorbarselou / July 30, 2019 /

They look alike from above the skin. However, below the skin, arteries and veins are very important and very different. Let’s discuss the main differences between arteries and veins in the article below.   Artery Vs. Vein   First, let’s talk about arteries.   Arteries are blood vessels that are responsible for carrying oxygen-rich blood…

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You Need A Vacation

By taylorbarselou / June 14, 2019 /

How many times have you considered planning a vacation to your favorite beach but end up backing out because of the anxiety you feel about others seeing you in a swimsuit? How many times have you picked up a cute pair of shorts from your favorite shopping center only to put them back on the…

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How To Tell If You Have Good Circulation

By taylorbarselou / June 4, 2019 /

As we get older, the talk of circulation becomes more prevalent. Your primary care physician may ask about your circulation and you honestly may have no idea on how to answer.  After all, how can you even tell if you have good circulation or not? It may not be something that you think of often.…

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What Do Compression Socks Do?

By taylorbarselou / May 1, 2019 /

Compression socks are used quite frequently for many different reasons. Some athletes wear compression socks to help stabilize their muscles while diabetics and heart patients wear them to increase healthy blood flow and circulation. In summation, compression socks do a great job of increasing proper blood flow and in preventing serious conditions such as a…

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When Varicose Veins Go From Aesthetically Unpleasing to Dangerous

By taylorbarselou / March 28, 2019 /

Aesthetic V. Dangerous    Many factors can lead to the formation of varicose veins. Risk factors include age, multiple pregnancies, genetic history, obesity, or if you have a job that requires you to stand for long periods of time. Some varicose veins are superficial and do not present any serious adverse complications. People may have…

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