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Living with Varicose Veins

With summer temperatures soaring, residents in the Boise area will be opting for more revealing clothing, spending more time swimming, and planning trips to the beach or cooler mountain destinations. While these activities can help you better deal with the summer heat, they can also make living with varicose veins more difficult. At Advanced Vein […]

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Celebrating Men’s Health Month

June is designated as Men’s Health Month. Coinciding with Father’s Day celebrations, it serves to raise awareness about the common types of health issues men often face. In general, men are at a higher risk of developing certain types of illnesses, injuries, and chronic medical conditions, which includes varicose veins. Men are often too busy […]

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Treating Vein Issues While Pregnant

Preparing for the birth of a baby is one of the happiest times in a couple’s life. Unfortunately, for some pregnant women, it can also be one of the most uncomfortable. Morning sickness, muscle aches, and general changes in body functioning can all impact your mood and your ability to sleep or perform even simple […]

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5 Signs That It’s Time to Treat Your Varicose Veins

For many people with varicose veins, these enlarged or twisted veins are only a superficial or cosmetic problem. In other words, for numerous patients with varicose veins, the varicose veins do not pose any type of physical harm or medical risk. At the same time, however, varicose veins can cause significant achiness and pain, and […]

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Can Valves in Veins Be Repaired?

Your veins play an integral role in the body, carrying blood to and from the heart. Reduced blood flow or circulation due to damaged vein valves can leave you feeling weak and lethargic. In severe cases, it can cause blockages or blood clots to form, putting your overall health in serious jeopardy. The location of […]

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Can Stress Cause Venous Insufficiency?

Venous insufficiency is a medical condition in which the veins fail to work effectively, impacting the flow of blood to and from the heart. When damage to the vein valves keeps them from circulating the blood properly, it can pool in the veins. This causes varicose veins, which are raised, twisting blue, red, or purple […]

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A Testimony to Patient Care at Advanced Vein Therapy

Varicose and spider veins can affect many areas of your life. Perhaps you feel embarrassed and find yourself avoiding favorite activities like swimming. Or, maybe you’re uncomfortable in your favorite skirt or pair of shorts. There may even be discomfort that interrupts daily tasks like walking up and down stairs and going on a stroll […]

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What Are the Benefits of Compression Therapy?

Varicose veins and spider veins are caused by damage to the valves within the blood vessel that help regulate blood flow. When these valves are not functioning properly, it creates problems with circulation and can keep blood from properly pumping out of the leg and to the heart.  As a result, you are likely to […]

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Is VenaSeal a Permanent Solution?

Varicose veins are those unsightly blue or purple lines and bulges that often appear across the legs and feet as a result of age, lifestyle, or heredity. While the effects of varicose veins are mostly cosmetic, in some cases they may cause discomfort and could put your health at risk. At Advanced Vein Therapy, we […]

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Are Varicose Veins and Spider Veins the Same?

Both spider veins and varicose veins are classified as venous diseases, which are caused by a weakening in the walls of the blood vessels. While they are similar in that both can result in unpleasant changes in appearance on your legs and feet, they are very different in the effects they can have on your […]

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