Dialysis: Here's What You Need to Know

Dialysis is life-saving treatment for patients with kidney failure. Thanks to today’s technology, you have choices about how to receive your dialysis treatment. Here’s a rundown of the steps to take and some of the choices you’ll face.

Mar 31st, 2020
The Link Between Obesity and PAD

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects 8-10 million adults in the United States. Obesity increases your risk for PAD and significantly boosts the chance that you’ll develop severe complications. Here’s what you need to know about obesity and PAD.

Feb 1st, 2020
Resolve to Banish Unsightly Veins this Year

If you’d love to get rid of unsightly varicose or spider veins, decide that this is the year to make it happen, then read on to learn about today’s minimally invasive procedures. Banishing ugly veins is easier than you think.

Jan 1st, 2020
Tips for Living with Long-Term Dialysis

When patients learn they need dialysis, many are anxious about what to expect. With us, you have the support of a medical team who helps you understand your long-term dialysis needs, so you can confidently continue living a full life.

Dec 1st, 2019
What Is Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is the top treatment for spider veins and varicose veins, recommended by medical experts and valued by patients for its simplicity and excellent results. Here’s what you need to know about sclerotherapy.

Nov 1st, 2019
How Can Endovenous Ablation Reduce My Leg Pain?

Did you know that common vein conditions can make your legs achy, crampy, and downright painful? You don’t need to suffer with vein-related leg pain when an effective, in-office procedure like endovenous ablation can produce quick relief.

Oct 1st, 2019
Spotting the Warning Signs of Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Have you heard of chronic venous insufficiency? It affects 40% of adults, yet many people don’t know about this progressive vein condition. Here’s how to spot the warning signs so you can get treatment and prevent serious complications.

Aug 9th, 2019
Are Spider Veins a Health Concern?

Spider veins are downright embarrassing, especially when they appear on your face. And many patients wonder if these vivid veins are more than a cosmetic concern. While spider veins are seldom a problem, they can be an early sign of venous disease.

Jul 15th, 2019
Top Treatment Options for Pelvic Congestion

When you have pelvic pain, but gynecological problems have been ruled out, it’s time to think outside the box and seek help from a vein specialist. About 15% of women who suffer chronic pelvic pain have a vein disorder called pelvic congestion.

May 6th, 2019
Top Warning Signs of Deep Vein Thrombosis

If you spend a lot of time in front of the TV, your risk of developing a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) could be nearly two times higher compared to those who seldom watch TV. Getting quick treatment for DVT is essential, so you need to know the signs.

Apr 5th, 2019
Learning More About the Ins and Outs of Dialysis

When you have end-stage kidney disease, your life depends on dialysis, and our vascular surgeon becomes an important part of your health care team. Here’s what you need to know about dialysis.

Mar 14th, 2019
How Pregnancy Affects Your Veins

Of all the changes you expect during pregnancy, here’s one you may not consider: problems with your veins. Many women learn the hard way that pregnancy often causes varicose veins. Here’s how vein health and pregnancy are connected.

Dec 20th, 2018
Peripheral Artery Disease: 6 Risk Factors You Can Control

You can control many of the factors that raise your risk for peripheral artery disease. That means you may prevent the disease, and that’s something to take seriously since it leads to debilitating leg pain, and in severe cases, amputation.

Nov 20th, 2018
Causes and Treatments for Spider Veins

Spider veins tend to appear as you get older, affecting your appearance long before you’ll worry about age spots or wrinkles. Here’s what you need to know about your risk for developing spider veins and the top treatment options.

Oct 26th, 2018
How Smoking Affects Your Veins

You probably don’t think about your veins unless you notice unsightly, twisted varicose veins or thready spider veins. But if you smoke, you’re damaging your veins from the inside out. What you can’t see can not only hurt you, it can kill you.

Aug 27th, 2018
Varicose Veins in Men

If you think varicose veins are a problem of the fairer sex only, think again. Varicose veins routinely plague men and here’s what you can do about them.

Jul 26th, 2018
What Is Chronic Venous Insufficiency?

Are your legs sore, achy, and swollen -- all the time? You may have chronic venous insufficiency. Dr. Nwobi explains everything you need to know about chronic venous insufficiency, including how to treat it.

Jun 20th, 2018
How Your Weight Affects Your Veins

Painful varicose veins can be the direct result of being overweight or obese. At Vein Health Clinics, innovative treatments are available to alleviate these symptoms and help you manage your weight to prevent further damage to your veins.

Apr 10th, 2018
Sclerotherapy vs. Endovenous Ablation: Which Is Better?

When you’re unhappy with the gnarled, unsightly appearance of varicose and spider veins in your legs, you have alternatives to hiding behind long pants. Sclerotherapy and endovenous ablation both can treat varicose veins. Dr. Nwobi discusses which is the r

Mar 29th, 2018
Are Varicose Veins Preventable?

If the idea or wearing shorts mortifies you, you’re not alone. The more than 40 million Americans who develop varicose veins can relate.

Mar 16th, 2018