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The Connection Between Stress and Varicose Veins

Reviewed By: Anthony Giauque, MD   The situation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic has everyone feeling stressed. School closures put extra demands on parents, business closures jeopardize your financial security, and concern over your own health or that of loved ones increases general anxiety levels. Unfortunately, all of this added stress can impact your health and […]

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Patient Care, Safety, and the Ever-Changing World Of Healthcare Amidst The COVID-19 Pandemic.

Spring is a busy time of year at Advanced Vein Therapy. With summer right around the corner, we are typically busy helping clients eliminate unsightly varicose veins and spider veins. These can make you self-conscious and may prevent you from wearing shorts, dresses, bathing suits, and other warm-weather gear. However, this spring has brought unexpected […]

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Getting Rid of Spider Veins: Prepping for Summer

As the season starts to change and the temperature slowly warms, residents in Boise will be trading in long winter pants and skirts for more warm weather attire like shorts, sundresses, and swimsuits. If you suffer from spider veins, the time to seek treatment for them is now! At Advanced Vein Therapy, we help our […]

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Exterminate Spider Veins and Free Yourself from their Web for Good

All puns aside, spider veins are unsightly and can have a substantially negative effect on your life. If you are hesitant to wear shorts, skirts, bathing suits, or sandals due to the webbed networks of red, purple, or blue lines that typically occur on the feet and legs, know that you do not have to […]

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Vein Disease: Our Suite of Services Can Help You Love Your Legs Again

Your legs work hard for you each and every day. They carry you to and from work and school. They make many of your favorite activities, like hiking, swimming, and biking, possible. And when it’s swimsuit season, they can even make you feel attractive and proud. Vein Disease can keep your legs from functioning at […]

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Venous Ulcers: AVT Patient Shares Her Story

AVT patient, Gayla L., has struggled with weak veins and open ulcers on both of her legs for over 15 years. Her first leg wound appeared in 2001 after she fell through a chair she had been standing on. The wound became an open ulcer that just wouldn’t close. At the time of the fall, […]

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Spider Vein Treatment

As a soon-to-be mother, you knew motherhood was going to affect your body. However, you weren’t planning on pregnancy contributing to those pesky fine blue and red lines on your legs known as spider veins , which seem to become more prevalent with age. Spider veins are dilated blood capillaries that are visible underneath the surface of […]

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Spotlight on Spider Veins

Perhaps you noticed them on your grandmother when you were growing up, but you never thought they’d appear on your legs. You may have thought that you had a slight bruise at first, until it never actually went away and more “bruising” appeared. There’s no doubt about it; you are one of the 60% of Americans […]

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Hey Guys, How Are Your Veins Doing?

            Whenever the topic of varicose veins comes up, it’s easy to think of them as being a problem unique to women; but over 40% of patients treated for venous disease are actually men. Since varicose veins affect the appearance of your legs they are commonly mistaken for a cosmetic […]

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Choosing The Right Vein Treatment

If you’ve been dealing with the discomfort and unsightliness of varicose veins, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the many vein treatment options available. Which choice is best for you and how do you know which doctor to trust?  We’ve prepared a handy guide to aid in your decision. Is The Doctor A Vein Specialist? […]

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