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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