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What Are the Warning Signs of Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Of the many conditions that can affect your vascular system, deep vein thrombosis is one of the most serious. More commonly known as DVT, deep vein thrombosis affects more than 200,000 people each year in the United States alone. Left untreated, DVT can lead to life-threatening complications.  So what is deep vein thrombosis, and how… Continue reading What Are the Warning Signs of Deep Vein Thrombosis?

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Heat vs. Cold: What’s Better for Your Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are incredibly common, affecting more than 3 million people per year in the United States alone. While some people experience no symptoms with varicose veins, others struggle with intense pain and discomfort.  These symptoms can be made worse due to various factors, including the weather. To learn more about the causes of varicose… Continue reading Heat vs. Cold: What’s Better for Your Varicose Veins?

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8 Aftercare Tips that Will Make Your MiraDry Recovery Easier

If you struggle with excessive underarm sweat, MiraDry is an innovative procedure that can make a huge difference. Using thermal electromagnetic energy, MiraDry targets and eliminates the sweat glands in your underarm area, reducing sweat production. After MiraDry treatment, patients can see up to an 82% reduction in excessive sweating! MiraDry is a non-invasive outpatient… Continue reading 8 Aftercare Tips that Will Make Your MiraDry Recovery Easier

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What is the Difference Between Spider Veins and Varicose Veins?

Problematic veins like spider veins and varicose veins are quite common. An estimated 60% of adults have varicose veins or spider veins. Here are all the similarities and differences between spider veins and varicose veins. What Are Spider Veins? Spider veins are small veins with a twisted appearance and are usually red, purple, or blue.… Continue reading What is the Difference Between Spider Veins and Varicose Veins?

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Varicose Veins and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Varicose veins are a common condition that affects most adults. In most cases, they’re completely harmless, though they can be unsightly for some individuals. Varicose veins develop predominantly in women. Varicose veins may first present themselves or become worse during pregnancy. The good news is that varicose veins are likely to either improve or disappear… Continue reading Varicose Veins and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

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Is Sclerotherapy Permanent?

Sclerotherapy is a type of treatment for small varicose veins and spider veins. Spider veins are small, damaged veins that present superficially in your body. They are usually close to the skin’s surface. In most cases, spider veins are neither painful nor harmful, but some people may find them unsightly and inconvenient. Varicose veins are… Continue reading Is Sclerotherapy Permanent?

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