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Is Heart Disease In Your Genes? May 4th, 2020

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. It has been for many years and doesn’t really show signs of being replaced. The first step in preventing heart disease is arming yourself with the facts. You should know: What heart disease is What the symptoms look...

Telehealth: How We Can Still Help You During the COVID-19 Pandemic Apr 14th, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has caused dramatic changes to our everyday life, including the ability to maintain routine or non-urgent medical appointments. But don’t worry. You don’t have to put-off care or getting your questions answered. We are offering Telehealth visits. Just call our office to set yours up. How Telehealth...

Could You Need a Pacemaker and Not Know it? Mar 9th, 2020

When people hear the word “pacemaker,” they often think of a frail, sick person on bedrest or confined to a limited life. Thinking that only sick people get pacemakers couldn’t be further from the truth, though: Famous entertainers, public figures, and even professional athletes have had pacemakers.    People with...

6 Heart Disease Risk Factors You Have the Power to Change Feb 1st, 2020

Heart disease collectively refers to a range of conditions that affect the way your heart and circulatory system work. Also called cardiovascular disease, heart disease includes coronary and peripheral artery diseases, heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias), genetic heart defects (congenital heart disease), congestive heart failure, and more. At Vein, Heart, and...

How Our On-Site EP Studies Diagnose the Cause of Your Irregular Heartbeat Jan 24th, 2020

If you’ve ever experienced an abnormally high heart rate, you know that it can feel scary. It can feel like you’re sprinting at full speed when, in reality, you aren’t even moving. On the flip side, you may have experienced a slow heartbeat and may not have noticed.  These two...

Are You at Risk of Developing Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)? Dec 9th, 2019

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a type of cardiovascular disease that affects the blood vessels in your extremities, most often the legs. It’s a common condition, affecting 8-12 million Americans each year.  PAD develops when your limbs don’t get enough blood flow, resulting in pain, cramping, numbness, weakness, sores, coldness,...

Why So Many 50-Somethings Are Having Strokes and How They Can Be Prevented Nov 8th, 2019

Are you moving past youth and into that age category where older is wiser but riskier due to potential health issues? Or maybe it’s your parents who are rushing ahead to the senior lifestyle they’ve worked so hard to accomplish. Either way, you’ve probably been warned about the increasing risk...

When are Varicose Veins More Than Just a Cosmetic Concern? Oct 16th, 2019

Varicose veins appear as the gnarly, dark purple and blue veins that puff and twist around your legs. They can make you feel self-conscious, especially if you’re wearing a swimsuit, shorts, or a mini. Boosting confidence in your appearance is a good reason to get these veins treated, but it’s...

Spider Veins Can Pop Up in the Most Unlikely Places Oct 19th, 2016

Spider veins and varicose veins are both forms of venous insufficiency (or venous disease), but they are not the same condition, and each condition cannot develop into the other. These two conditions are commonly mistaken for being the same vein disease. It is crucial to know the difference between these...

Eating Health Can Help Prevent Vein Related Problems Oct 18th, 2016

One of the best ways to prevent or slow the progression of varicose and spider veins,without medical intervention is to simply change your diet. Studies have shown that by simply adding key vitamins and nutrients to your daily regimen of food can make the difference. Your vascular system has over...

What to Expect with Endovenous Laser Treatment Oct 15th, 2016

If you are experiencing issues with your legs feeling tired, heavy, weak, achy, cramping, you have restless leg syndrome or have pain on a constant or ongoing basis you may have a venous insufficiency issue. After a diagnosis is determined, several treatment options will be presented. One of those is...

What Groups are likely to Develop Varicose Veins Oct 14th, 2016

What Are Varicose Veins?Spider veins and varicose veins are both forms of venous insufficiency (or venous disease), but they are not the same condition, and each condition cannot develop into the other. These two conditions are commonly mistaken for being the same vein disease. It is crucial to know the...