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Will Leg Ulcers Heal On Their Own?

For individuals suffering from leg ulcers, pain can be severe.  Many wonder whether these sores will heal on their own.  In fact, without the right treatment, complications can develop, and ulcers could recur.  Understanding why these ulcers form and the options available to treat them helps...
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December 12, 2017
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How Are Leg Ulcers Treated?

How Are Leg Ulcers Treated? Venous leg ulcers are open wounds or unhealed sores that can develop on your leg. Without treatment, these painful sores can be slow to heal or come back after they have healed. Fortunately, vein doctors can provide treatment for leg ulcers. Leg...
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November 20, 2017
BlogVaricose Veins

Can Varicose Veins Cause Blood Clots?

The Basics of Varicose Veins and Blood Clots Varicose veins and blood clots are two separate and distinct conditions. Discolored, bulging, and often painful veins, varicose veins arise when blood backs up and pools in certain bodily tissues. This is usually caused by a loss of...
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November 14, 2017
BlogLymphedema

Why Does Lymphedema Cause Fatigue?

Your lymph system is an interconnected network of nodes and tubes or vessels that plays an integral role in the body’s immune system and also serves to drain away excess fluids, waste, and toxins that collect in the body’s soft tissues. The lymph fluid inside...
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October 25, 2017
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Can Running Cause Varicose Veins?

If you have varicose veins, you may be familiar with symptoms like aching and fatigue that tend to be more common with physical activity. And that might lead you to believe that being more physically active and engaging in activities like running and jogging is...
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October 11, 2017
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Can Weightlifting Cause Varicose Veins?

If you have varicose veins or if you’re concerned about your vein health, you probably know that getting regular exercise is one of the best ways to maintain healthy circulation in your veins and in your arteries too. Generally speaking, when you’re active, your entire...
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September 25, 2017