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Top Habits to Help Avoid Vein Disease

Whether you are in a high-risk group for developing vein disease or just want to keep your veins healthy, it is a good idea to take measures to prevent or slow the progression of vein disease. There are several things you can do to help prevent the occurrence of vein disease, including varicose veins. Get… Read More

All About Venous Leg Ulcers

A venous skin ulcer is a wound that happens when the veins are not properly returning blood back to the heart. This circulation difficulty is also known as venous insufficiency. A venous leg ulcer can also be known as a stasis leg ulcer. Causes of Venous Ulcers Venous skin ulcers occur due to poor circulation… Read More

Blood Clots and Varicose Veins: What You Need to Know

While most consider varicose veins purely a cosmetic issue, that is not always the case. Varicose veins that have become painful and/or inflamed may be a signal that there is a more serious underlying condition. What Are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are those enlarged, visible veins that are most commonly seen in the ankles and… Read More

All About Large Volume Fat Liposuction

If you are considering liposuction, you may have come across a procedure called large volume liposuction. Here is a look at this procedure to help you decide if it is the best one for you. What is Large Volume Liposuction? The definition of large volume liposuction can vary — in fact, there is no strict… Read More

Top Causes of Vulvar Veins

Are you pregnant? Just found out you have varicose veins in the vaginal and/or vulvar area? There is no cause for alarm, as this is a relatively common condition. Let’s take a look at this condition and some information that will put your mind at ease. What Are Vulvar Varicose Veins? Vulvar varicose veins are… Read More

5 Things You Need to Know About Varicose Veins and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is usually a wondrous and joyful time for most women. It is one of the best experiences in a woman’s life; however, some things can occur that are less than joyful—one being varicose veins during pregnancy. Here are five things that you should know about varicose veins and pregnancy. What are Varicose Veins? Varicose… Read More

5 Ways to Avoid DVT

Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, occurs when a blood clot forms in your deep veins, usually in the legs. DVT is a potentially serious condition, as it can block blood flow back to the heart or damage the vein’s valves. The clot can also break off and travel to organs such as your lungs, a… Read More

Oral Contraceptives to Treat Acne and the Potential Risks

Hormonal therapies have been shown to be an effective therapeutic procedure in the treatment of acne in women. However, some treatments, such as prescribing birth control pills, are not common. According to Julie Harper, M.D. of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, birth control pills are often overlooked as an acne therapy. In an article… Read More