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The Importance of Maintaining Your Vein Health

The consequences of poor vascular health are severe and can shorten your life. Almost as disastrous, poor vein health, leading to issues like non-healing leg ulcers, can ruin your quality of life. Put simply: ignoring vein health can lead to crippling complications, and modern vein care is quick and...
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October 25, 2018
BlogLeg Ulcers

Venous Insufficiency Ulcers, Symptoms and Treatment

Poor circulation in your lower legs can cause painful open wounds called leg ulcers to develop. Without treatment, these ulcers can expand into deeper tissue, become infected, and cause systemic problems like sepsis (a life-threatening infection in your bloodstream). If you’ve developed open sores on your lower...
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September 26, 2018
BlogVaricose Veins

What you need to know about varicose veins

Varicose veins are unsightly, sometimes uncomfortable and very common. Sometimes a varicose vein can even cause other health problems, such as leg ulcers. Fortunately, advances in vein treatment can improve vein health, make varicose veins disappear, and reduce the risk of complications like leg ulcers. About Varicose Veins...
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August 4, 2018
BlogLeg Ulcers

What are the First Signs of a Leg Ulcer?

Swollen ankles or an extremely heavy feeling in the legs are things that are easy to ignore, but they shouldn’t be ignored. These problems could be an early indication that you are developing a leg ulcer. Leg ulcers, otherwise known as venous ulcers, can be...
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July 18, 2018
BlogLeg Ulcers

How Do You Treat an Ulcer on the Leg?

Leg ulcers are long-lasting, chronic sores that can develop on the lower legs. Also known as venous ulcers or stasis ulcers, these sores can take more than four to six weeks to heal. With appropriate treatment, though, leg ulcers should heal within three to four months....
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June 25, 2018
BlogVaricose Veins

How Painful can Varicose Veins Be?

Varicose veins are an extremely common problem that anyone can develop at any age. While this common vein problem usually isn’t painful and rarely symptomatic, sometimes it does cause pain and discomfort. Pain caused by varicose veins often goes unnoticed because it can be mistaken for...
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June 7, 2018