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How COVID-19 Affects Veins: What to Look For

In addition to fever, cough, and shortness of breath, symptoms of  COVID-19 can also be associated with the vascular system. How exactly do you recognize how COVID-19 affects veins? Here’s what you need to know. Understanding COVID-19 There are many

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The Mental Health, Vein Health Connection

Most people agree that physical health and mental health are linked. That is evidenced by the fact that living with chronic illnesses including venous disease can negatively impact yout mental wellness. The converse is also true: poor mental health takes

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How to Treat Varicose Veins at Home

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Varicose Vein At-Home Treatment You may be wondering: How do I treat varicose veins? Is it possible to avoid seeing a specialist? Or do I need surgery? While some varicose veins require medical treatment, others can be managed effectively at

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Can You Get Varicose Veins in Your Feet?

Human foot with varicose veins

Most people think of varicose veins as only affecting your calves or thighs. But if you have twisted veins in your legs, it’s not hard to realize that you may have them in your feet as well. In fact, this

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Varicose Veins: Symptoms

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A varicose vein is a medical condition that causes pain and swelling in the legs. They are usually recognized by the enlarged veins that are easily spotted. Varicose veins usually don’t have any pain or discomfort associated with them and

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Will Spider Veins Go Away On Their Own?

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What spider veins are and how they form Before explaining this key-question it is very important to mention what spider veins are and how they form. Spider veins are similar to the dreaded varicose veins but are smaller and are

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Why Are Veins Blue?

Varicose veins on the womans leg,Normal veins near the skin layer swell out,And blood is accumulated to see a bloody blue or dark purple

Have you ever wondered whenever you see blood outside your body that blood is red, but veins are blue? Let us explain to you the reason behind this, but keep in mind the answer depends on a number of things,

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Should I wear compression socks?

Woman with varicose veins applying compression bandage

What are compression socks? Compression stockings are specialized socks that cover from your ankle to your knee and sometimes as high as your thigh. The socks are tight and provide graduated pressure up the leg. Compression socks or stockings are

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Needle Phobia

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Practically anyone can experience needle phobia. The correct medical name is trypanophobia – an irrational and often intense fear of hypodermic needles or injections – though it is regularly labeled belonephobia; this term is incorrect since it denotes a fear

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Is Laser Vein Treatment Right for Me?

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Vein Stripping v Laser Vein Treatment: Out with the Old, In with the New A surgical procedure known as vein stripping used to be the most effective means of eliminating unattractive veins such as spider veins (telangiectasia’s), blue veins (reticular

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