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What Causes Varicose Veins in Pregnancy?

May 12, 2018

Varicose veins during pregnancy are one of the most common complaints women make, right after stretch marks and fatigue. However, there are steps you can take to help prevent varicose veins or alleviate pain if you already have them. What Causes Varicose Veins During Pregnancy? During pregnancy, the volume of blood in the body practically doubles causing the blood vessels…

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At what age do you get varicose veins?

May 8, 2018

Venous disease affects over 80 million Americans, and contrary to popular belief, not all of those sufferers are over the age of 50. Many people with varicose and spider veins are in their 20s, and they can be as painful and threatening) in younger people as it is in the older population. The Difference Between Varicose Veins…

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Does RLS Run in the Family?

April 26, 2018

Willis-Ekbom Syndrome, better known as Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS), affects about five to ten percent of adults and two to four percent of children. Although the disease is not well understood, we do know that it causes an irresistible urge to move the legs to relieve discomfort and pain. But what exactly causes RLS? There are several causes,…

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Electrolysis vs Laser Hair Removal: Which is Better?

April 6, 2018

If you are tired of shaving, plucking, and waxing unwanted hair, you may benefit from longer lasting hair reduction services. In particular, you may be torn between electrolysis vs. laser hair removal. While each technique does remove undesired hair from various locations on the body, the benefits of laser hair removal make it a more attractive…

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What Does Restless Leg Syndrome Feel Like?

April 2, 2018

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to have restless leg syndrome? Many people have it and do not know what restless legs really are. Consequently, they suffer without the treatment necessary to alleviate their symptoms. But this doesn’t have to be you. What is Restless Leg Syndrome?   Restless leg syndrome is considered a movement disorder…

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What Causes Facial Spider Veins?

March 29, 2018

Aging is no fun. The metabolism slows down, arthritis starts to set in, and skin begins to sag and thin. Some people experience varicose veins on their legs, and others start to notice spider veins on their face. When you start to notice changes in your appearance (and not good changes!) your confidence may suffer.…

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What Foods are Good for Veins?

March 23, 2018

Did you know that your vascular system has over 60,000 miles of blood vessels that transport blood throughout the body? As we age, these blood vessels are susceptible to some complications that can affect circulation and prevent nutrient-rich blood from reaching vital organs, like the brain. A poor diet can accelerate this aging process, leading…

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How Often Should Laser Hair Removal Be Done?

March 5, 2018

Unwanted face and body hair can be downright aggravating to remove. Shaving, tweezing and waxing is a time-consuming routine that must often be performed daily to keep up with hair growth. For those who are tired of the upkeep, laser hair removal can be the solution to your hair woes. How Often Do You Need Laser Hair…

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Can You Get a Blood Clot in a Varicose Vein?

February 9, 2018

Varicose veins can be unsightly and sometimes painful. They are usually caused by increased blood pressure in the legs that is the result of weakened valves, allowing blood to collect in the veins. Due to this nature, many patients often wonder if it’s possible to get a blood clot in a varicose vein. Can You…

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How Can Stasis Dermatitis Be Prevented?

February 8, 2018

Stasis Dermatitis is a condition that affects nearly 40% of adults today. While the name may imply that it is a skin condition, the truth is that the underlying cause of stasis dermatitis lies deep within the veins. In fact, the full name of the condition is venous stasis dermatitis. The good news is that…

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