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Why Athletes Must Make Vein Care Part of Their Routine

Regular exercise builds muscle tone, increases flexibility, and improves cardiovascular health. Yet strenuous workouts take a surprising toll on your veins. That’s why it’s surprising to hear about athletes with vascular disorders, particularly varicose veins. Certain athletes are most at risk — in particular, athletes...
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November 7, 2019
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Is Vein Disease Hereditary?

When it comes to the health of veins and the entire vascular system, some people seem to have better “luck” than others. But is that really the case? It may not be luck, per se, but it could be genetics. In short, vein disease can...
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April 24, 2018
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The Seriousness of Vein Disease

Currently, there are millions of people all across the country are suffering from some form of vein disease. Many of these people don’t seek treatment for it because they believe it is a relatively minor problem, but that is a decision that could have serious and...
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April 7, 2018
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What is Chronic Vein Disease?

Chronic Venous Insufficiency, also known as chronic vein disease, refers to conditions caused by or involving the veins, which have become abnormal or diseased. Vein specialists perform vein treatment for chronic venous insufficiency. These vein health conditions include: Spider veins Varicose vein Swelling of the Legs Leg...
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January 8, 2018
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Understanding Your Veins

The vascular system is made up of vessels that transport blood throughout the body. The arteries, veins, and capillaries all play a role in your body receiving vital substances that it needs to function properly. These vessels transport oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, and blood cells...
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March 1, 2016
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Contributing Factors to Vein Disease

What is vein disease? Vein disease, also referred to as venous insufficiency, can be painful and embarrassing, often leading to varicose and spider veins on the legs. If you suffer from vein disease, it’s important to know what could be contributing to your vein disease,...
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December 30, 2015
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Health Risks of Sitting

The AMA adopted policy recently recognizing potential risks of prolonged sitting and encouraging employers, employees and others to make available alternatives to sitting, such as standing work stations and isometric balls. Poor vein health is also related to prolonged sitting. If you must sit for...
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June 30, 2013
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Pregnancy and Your Veins

The primary causes of spider and varicose veins are heredity and pregnancy.  Each successive pregnancy increases the chance of developing both cosmetic and medical vein problems. Vein problems during pregnancy usually start in the first trimester because it is primarily a hormone-related process. Later during...
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April 26, 2012