Lymphedema and Chronic Venous Insufficiency

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Lymphedema and Chronic Venous Insufficiency

How is Lymphedema and Chronic Venous Insufficiency Connected? Vein problems can result in Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI), a condition in the legs that occur when the valves are not working properly causing swelling and pigmentation. When these valves are not working properly it makes it difficult for the blood to return to the heart, and…

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Varicose Eczema and Relief for Itchy Varicose Veins

General symptoms of varicose veins can include swelling in the legs and ankles, fatigue, low energy levels, and outright pain. But, other than overt pain and loss of mobility, one of the most annoying side effects of varicose veins that “first timers” tell us that finally drove them to seek medical help for their swollen veins…

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Does it Hurt to Have Varicose Veins Treated?

Many people avoid having varicose veins treated as they believe the procedure can be invasive and painful. This is a myth. Technology has improved dramatically over the years providing patients with a variety of treatment options that are considered to be practically painless. We discuss these treatment options and the pain associated with them further…

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How Varicose Veins Are Different To Normal Veins

Those seeking treatment for varicose veins are usually most worried about the appearance of these unattractive veins on their legs. But as most doctors know, the real concern to these patients lie in the health of the veins inside their legs. Left untreated, varicose veins do not only continue to be unsightly and painful but…

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Could Your Job Be Increasing Your Varicose Veins Risk?

Many factors can increase your risk for varicose veins. The most important of these are heredity (having a family history of vein disease), age (being over 50), gender (women are more at risk than men), pregnancy, and being overweight or obese. But did you know that one of the things that can greatly increase your…

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5 Things Every Man Should Know About His Veins

When it comes to varicose veins, women are targeted as the main sufferers who seek both surgical and non-surgical procedures. Awareness campaigns often neglect the fact that men have more serious forms of varicose veins disease even if the incidence of varicose veins is less in men than it is in women. What Men Need…

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Superglue for varicose veins is as effective as surgery. Really?

Medical Super Glue used by The Vein Institute

A special type of superglue for varicose veins can be as effective as surgery for your veins. VenaSealTM represents the next generation in varicose vein treatment and permanently seals varicose veins shut permanently. Like most modern vein procedures such as sclerotherapy and endovenous laser ablation, the goal of VenaSealTM is to seal the varicose vein…

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Can varicose veins come back after treatment?

After going through a venous health assessment, the selection of treatment, and the treatment itself, you’d like to be sure that your varicose veins are gone for good. But might they come back? Unfortunately, it is possible, and the two main reasons they come back are using an aggressive treatment technique such as surgery or…

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