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Are your feet looking ‘puffy?’

Now that shorts and sandals season has finally arrived, take a good look at your feet, ankles and lower legs in the bright sunshine. What do you see? Warning signs of venous disease include obvious ones like purple veins, bulging veins and swelling, but there are also more subtle symptoms, such as spider veins, skin discoloration and puffiness,...

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Varicose veins and heredity

One of the biggest risk factors in the development of varicose veins is heredity, that is, your family history. If your parents or grandparents have/had varicose veins you, too, are at a higher risk. We’ve had patients say, “I love my parents, but I don’t want my legs to look like that.” For years many people have been told...

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Varicose veins and blood clots

March is less than two weeks away. If you need varicose vein treatments, time is growing short for having the major work done by summer. Plus, it’s more comfortable completing your compression stocking requirement in winter. But enjoying healthy, attractive legs and being active in the summer without swelling, achiness and fatigue is just...

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Enjoy healthy legs by summer

If you’re like so many of us, in 2021 you committed to doing something about your leg pain, swelling and fatigue, but New Year’s Day quickly turned into Easter, which suddenly became the Fourth of July, then Labor Day and Thanksgiving. Now, here we are again. So let’s make 2022 the year we really do it—the year we take care of our...

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Four keys to a healthy immune system

One of the best things you can do to protect yourself against Covid-19 is to build and maintain a healthy immune system. This not only helps prevent you from becoming infected in the first place, it minimizes the severity of the symptoms in the event you ultimately test positive for the virus. A healthy immune response also protects against...

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