Treatment for Spider Veins
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Treatment for Spider Veins

Spider veins are, common, unsightly nuisances frequently appearing on the lower part of the body. They commonly affect people who are older, as well as pregnant women, and require an examination and tests by a doctor for an official diagnosis. Spider Veins or Varicose Veins? People typically associate spider veins with varicose veins, but there...

Restless Leg Syndrome Home Remedies
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Restless Leg Syndrome Home Remedies

RLC Restless leg syndrome plagues one in ten Americans. Women are twice as likely to experience it as men, and a person’s risk for restless leg syndrome increases with certain factors such as age and pregnancy. Restless leg syndrome can be stressful, and it can interrupt your ability to sleep. We believe that issues affecting...

Vein Problems 101
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Vein Problems 101

Unless you are giving blood or getting an IV, it is likely you don’t think much about your veins. They just exist, doing their job in your body, with no input from you, right? Well, usually, yes. But your venous system is so incredibly vital to your overall health that it’s worth taking some time...

Five Ways to Prevent Varicose Veins
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Five Ways to Prevent Varicose Veins

When you think of ways to keep your body healthy, you probably can name plenty of choices for maintaining your heart and lungs, your muscles, and your joints. Most of us can list exercises and healthy food choices for keeping our major body parts in good shape. But what about your veins? Have you given...

How to choose a vein doctor
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How to choose a vein doctor

How to choose a vein doctor? Varicose vein treatment does not lead to spider vein treatment. Most insurance covers varicose vein treatment with symptoms. The insurance companies don’t cover spider vein treatments. That is why it is important to have the following conversation with your doctor. How much will it cost to have the treatment...

How to Prevent Venous Stasis
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How to Prevent Venous Stasis

Do you have varicose veins or spider veins? Then you might have venous stasis, a condition that develops when the blood flow inside your veins is insufficient or inadequate, causing blood to collect and “pool up” inside the veins. Also called chronic venous insufficiency, venous stasis is a common cause of ugly, painful varicose veins, and...

The longest vein
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The longest vein

This patient has obvious varicose veins. He was encouraged by her loving wife to have treatment done. The treatment was done in the clinic, under local anesthesia. The patient walked out of the clinic and resumed regular activity.  

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Metro Vein Clinic. We treat leg discomfort and swelling caused by varicose veins. We offer a free screening appointment for people who are not sure they have varicose veins. Kamran Afzal MD is in network with most insurances Call 612.789.8346 or click on the link to make an appointment https://afzalclinics.com/contact-us/ Like us on Facebook Next...

Why do varicose veins itch
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Why do varicose veins itch

Why do varicose veins itch? Varicose vein’s cause itching because of the complication of varicose veins known as venous stasis dermatitis. What does that really mean. Lets back up a little, simplify it  and look at the bigger picture. Varicose veins can be painful and unsightly, but they have some other unexpected symptoms as well....

What is Phlebitis?
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What is Phlebitis?

Developing phlebitis comes as a surprise to many patients since in mild cases, few symptoms might accompany this vein inflammation.  Physicians who treat the disorder are typically vascular surgeons or vein specialists. Overview of Phlebitis What is Phlebitis? Phlebitis is the term for inflammation of a vein.  Specialists who provide phlebitis treatment usually associate the...