Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

By |2020-06-14T09:35:15+00:00October 15th, 2019|

You may think medical ultrasounds relate only to pregnancy, but they are crucial for so many other health care uses, as well. October is Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month geared toward educating the public about the different applications of this procedure and celebrating the technicians in this field of work. Routine vein and artery checks are, [...]

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD Awareness Month)

By |2019-12-31T15:36:14+00:00September 30th, 2019|

Have you heard of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)? Well, the month of September is dedicated to raising awareness of this circulatory disease. PAD Awareness Month will increase national knowledge about the disease to improve access to the screenings and treatments. This disease affects 1 in 20 Americans over age 50. What is Peripheral Artery Disease [...]

The Importance Of Having Treatment At A Certified Vascular Lab

By |2020-07-01T16:38:29+00:00August 30th, 2019|

What is a vascular lab? The first thing you need to understand is what a certified vascular lab is and what procedures they perform. A vascular lab deals with veins and arteries. They can administer a variety of tests and screenings to identify disease that may affect blood flow through the body. Certified surgeons can [...]

Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

By |2020-06-14T09:39:14+00:00August 15th, 2019|

You are expecting a brand new bundle of joy, but what you didn't expect is another very common side effect, varicose veins during pregnancy. Many women discover that varicose veins form during their pregnancy when they never had them before. While this may seem like an unwelcome development to many women, in most cases, they [...]

Varicose Veins: Prevention and Treatment Options

By |2020-07-19T07:02:52+00:00July 8th, 2019|

Many people hate the appearance of their varicose veins. These unsightly veins also sometimes cause pain and swelling and can lead to ulcers or blood clots. Taking certain steps limits the risk of developing varicose veins, and many treatment options exist as well. Maintain a Healthy Weight Being obese increases the amount of pressure on your [...]

4 Varicose Vein Myths, Debunked

By |2020-06-16T14:17:25+00:00May 1st, 2019|

A varicose vein is a large, swollen, purple or blue vein that is visible through the skin. While they are most common on the legs, these unsightly veins can develop on the feet and arms, too. In many cases, the veins bulge out of the skin, displaying dark-colored, twisty bumps on the skin's surface. Fortunately, [...]

Why Cholesterol and Atherosclerosis Are A Problem

By |2020-07-19T06:32:58+00:00January 29th, 2019|

Cholesterol is vital for health. It’s a part of all of our cells. However, there are actually two kinds of cholesterol in our bodies. When the “bad” variety builds up, it can lead to a condition called atherosclerosis, or “hardening of the arteries”.   What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is needed [...]

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