Young Adults Can Get Varicose Veins, Too

More than 80 million Americans suffer from venous disease, a medical condition that can lead to further health problems if ignored. Varicose and spider veins are often considered medical issues that only older adults develop. But did you know that young adults are also at risk for vein disease?

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Is Netflix Binge-Watching Damaging Your Health?

It’s tempting to settle into the most comfortable seat in your house for a marathon of your latest Netflix obsession after a long workweek. But have you considered how this habit may affect your health? Before you make a date with Netflix this weekend, learn the hidden dangers of binge watching and blood clots.

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Are Standing Desks Really Better?

By now, you’ve likely heard that sitting all day is not healthy. With medical professionals now calling sitting “the new smoking”, the risks of sitting are well documented. But are standing desks good or bad for varicose veins? The answer may not be as simple as you think.

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5 Varicose Veins Myths Exposed

In the U.S. alone, 25% of all adults, and 50% of people age 50 and older, have varicose veins. Because so many people are concerned about veins like this, it’s inevitable that some myths are bound to circulate the internet surrounding this vein disease. Here are the 5 most common myths about varicose veins.

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The Best and Worst Foods for Circulation

Can the foods you eat really have an effect on your circulation? The answer is yes. In fact, food is one of the best tools we have for improving circulation. Poor blood circulation can lead to a number of health problems. This is why it is essential to look after your circulation and blood flow.

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10 FAQ's About EVLT

EVLT stands for Endovenous Laser Therapy. It is an ultrasound-guided technique used for treating varicose veins using laser energy. During an EVLT procedure a tiny (less than 1mm) laser fiber is inserted into the diseased vein followed by an application of laser energy to heat and close the malfunctioning veins.

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