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Natalie Buscemi Vein Health, Veins

    Want to hear a surprising statistic? Forty million people in the United States suffer from vein disease. This disease is the cause of silent misery in the bodies of those who suffer from it. Our goal is to …

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Spider Vein Treatment

Matt Hirsch Vein Health, Veins

Spider veins are small blood vessels that can be seen through the skin. They often resemble a spider web and may be blue or red in color. Spider veins can appear on any area of the body but they are …

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How Varicose Veins and Diabetes Are Related

Natalie Buscemi Nutrition, Vein Health, Veins

At Allure Medical, we work hard to help our patients not only treat, but fight, varicose veins every single day. We firmly believe in the power of education—that by helping people better understand what varicose veins are and what causes …

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What causes spider veins?

Matt Hirsch Vein Health, Veins

Spider veins are often confused with varicose veins, mostly because they have the same causes. They do have a different appearance, however, and different symptoms associated with them. Let’s take a look at the symptoms, what causes them, and how …

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Varicose Vein Symptoms

Matt Hirsch Vein Health, Veins

Varicose veins are swollen and twisted veins that are visible under the surface of the skin. They are most common in the legs and occur when the valves in veins that prevent blood from flowing backward become weak or damaged. …

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Don’t Let “Special Circumstances” Prevent You from Treating Your Varicose Veins

Natalie Buscemi Vein Health, Veins

We’ve discussed how varicose vein treatment should be approached when patients have other conditions like DVT and RLS in the past. Today, let’s look at any other remaining “special circumstances” that might impact your long-term leg health. Special Circumstance #1: …

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Do you have Restless Leg Syndrome? You Probably Also Have Varicose Veins and Here’s Why!

Natalie Buscemi Vein Health, Veins

What is Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)? First diagnosed in 1944, Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a condition in which sufferers have unexplained leg symptoms including an urge to move legs uncontrollably; this urge seems to strike most often at night. …

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Do you have both PAD & Venous Insufficiency?

Andrew Simon Articles, Ulcer, Vein Health, Veins

We’ve talked about venous insufficiency and how it relates to other conditions in the past (read it here!) but what about if you have Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)? First, let’s break down the difference between venous insufficiency and PAD. We …

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Don’t Let DVT Keep You from Getting Best-in-Class Vein Treatment

Andrew Simon Vein Health, Veins

Since we treat venous insufficiency or “ugly legs” patients, it is not uncommon to see that their vein health may be so complex that other issues like Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) might also come into play. DVT is a blood …

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Why Most Vein Treatments are Expensive and Don’t Work but They’re Still Popular

Andrew Simon Ulcer, Uncategorized, Veins

As we discussed in our previous post,  “Just How Bad is Ugly Legs”, experts suggest that the annual U.S. taxpayer burden for vein-related ulcers is about $14.9 billion and climbing. Given how painful and expensive “ugly legs” can be, what if …

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What Causes Spider Veins on Legs?

Matt Hirsch Vein Health, Veins

Spider veins occur in small veins of the legs and in other parts of the body. These thin veins often turn different colors and resemble a sunburst or the spider web for which they are named. They are primarily a …

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Just How Bad is “Ugly Legs”?

Andrew Simon Ulcer, Uncategorized, Veins

As we described in a previous post, we focus on treating the most typically under served patients. These are patients who have a CEAP score of C4 and higher. We tend to refer to these patients as having “ugly legs.”   …

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