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How Do Varicose Veins Occur?

Hi, Dr. Adam Goldman here, to speak to you today a little bit about varicose veins. The question that comes up is, “How do the varicose veins occur?” Basically, there are several predisposing factors.  Genetics The most important is genetics. If your mother and father suffered from varicose veins, there is a good chance. Even… Continue reading How Do Varicose Veins Occur?

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How to Treat Varicose Veins

Hi, Dr. Adam Goldman here of the Metropolitan Vein Aesthetic Center. I’m here to talk to you a little bit about varicose veins, specifically about the treatment of varicose veins.  History of Treatment of Varicose Veins The treatment of varicose vein goes back for centuries. Even in Roman times, they describe treating the varicose veins… Continue reading How to Treat Varicose Veins

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What is the Difference Between Phlebitis and Varicose Veins?

Hi, Dr. Adam Goldman of the Metropolitan Vein and Aesthetic Center. Here, I’m going to talk to you today about the topic of phlebitis. It sounds very distressing. However, it is not usually a dangerous condition.  What is Phlebitis? It is caused by a setting clotting off of the superficial veins on the leg. Usually,… Continue reading What is the Difference Between Phlebitis and Varicose Veins?

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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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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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