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Top Exercises for Healthy Veins

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Having healthy veins is very important to your overall health and well-being. As a major component to the circulatory system, your veins carry deoxygenated blood back to your heart. This is why it’s crucial to make sure your veins are healthy, especially when combating varicose veins and the painful symptoms they can cause. One of […]

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The Effects of Weight Gain on Vein Disease

weight gain and varicose veins

Varicose veins are swollen, bumpy blue or purple lines that usually appear on your legs, although they can develop almost anywhere on your body. Though varicose veins are not always visible to the eye, they are still part of vein disease, which is a progressive medical condition. In addition to their unsightly appearance, they can […]

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Join Us at The Rockford Biggest Loser RaceWalk This Saturday

Northern Illinois Vein Clinics treating Vein Disorders in Illinois

The Rockford Biggest Loser Half Marathon/5K is this Saturday, June 20th at Davis Park, 318 S. Wyman Street. And NIVC is sponsoring a booth at the RunWalk, so please stop by and say “Hi!” Compression therapy is based on a simple, efficient mechanical principle: the application of an elastic garment around your leg. The treatment […]

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The Connection Between Varicose Veins and Your Lifestyle

If you have varicose veins, you may wonder why you have them and how you can prevent them from getting worse. Sometimes uncontrollable factors like genetics or age play a role in the development of varicose veins. However, lifestyle choices can often contribute substantially to this medical condition. Several seemingly harmless choices or habits can […]

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How to Keep Your Veins Healthy During Pregnancy

When you are expecting a child, there is a long list of things that need attending to. While many of these are focused on the baby, it’s just as important to tend to the health of the mother. One of the most common occurrences during a pregnancy is developing unsightly spider veins and uncomfortable varicose […]

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3 Ways Nutrition Affects Your Vein Health

While everyone has his or her own methods for keeping healthy, many people don’t maintain their vascular health as well as they should. Having healthy veins and blood is just as crucial to a healthy lifestyle as any other healthy activities. Good vein health can improve how you look on the outside by helping stop […]

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The Best Ways to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis

March is national Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month. It’s especially important during this special month to take the time to learn about what deep vein thrombosis is and what it could mean in your life. There are many habits that can easily affect whether or not you may develop this potentially fatal condition. Take […]

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Top 5 Sports for the Winter Season

With the winter season sticking around, it’s important to get back into a healthy exercise schedule. Staying active is important to increase circulation and maintain healthy veins. While many sports are hard to get back into after the winter cold, there are many types that you can do without feeling the chill. 1.)   Yoga Yoga […]

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The NIVC Difference

Northern Illinois Vein Clinics treating Vein Disorders in Illinois

Dr. Rimas Gilvydis and his team of caring professionals at Northern Illinois Vein Clinic will cater to your needs with state-of-the-art treatments and exceptional attention to detail. What sets us apart from other vein practices? Here are just a few reasons: Our sole priority is exceptional vein care. We’re skilled and experienced. We’ve performed over […]

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