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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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Are Varicose Veins Dangerous?

Are Varicose Veins Dangerous? If you struggle with varicose veins, it is important to know you are not alone. Those twisting, swollen blue veins can creep up on your legs, feet, calves, as well as other parts of the body. They are the result of weakened blood vessels, which allow blood to pool underneath the […]

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Finding My First Varicose Vein

by Annette Benedetti As a 44-year-old woman, I spend a lot of time concentrating on my health and wellness. I have been active for most of my adult life. I started running in my twenties and have practiced yoga for over 20 years. I work hard to stay fit and active and, like many Pacific […]

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Venaseal: A Fast, Comfortable New Vein Treatment

If you are active and spend most of your time on the go, taking time out of your schedule to deal with the difficulties and discomfort caused by varicose veins may seem impossible or cause you to put treatment off. Fortunately, advancements in medicine make restoring your legs’ health and youthful appearance faster and more […]

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What are Venous Leg Ulcers?

As you live the years of your life, you definitely accumulate a lot of wisdom. Unfortunately, your body just isn’t the same as when you were younger. Venous leg ulcers become much more common the older you get. Once you have reached your 80’s the chances of you having a venous ulceration is about one […]

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