Northern Illinois Vein Clinic Earns Vein Center Accreditation

Northern Illinois Vein Clinic (NIVC), a leading local provider of leading-edge, nonsurgical treatments for leg vein issues, including varicose and spider veins, announced today it has earned the “Vein Center” accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC), making it the only vein clinic in the region and one of three in the state of Illinois […]

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Get Summer-Ready Legs

Treat varicose veins once and for all.   Are you tired of being embarrassed by ugly varicose veins? Are you missing out on the fun because of leg pain? Maybe your legs are trying to tell you something.    You’re not alone. More than 30 percent of men and women in the United States suffer from vein disease in their legs. It’s not […]

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Did You Know There Are Tiny Valves in Your Veins?

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The circulatory system is an amazing array of arteries, veins, and organs that work together in unison. Every second of every day, the circulatory system works to transport approximately 2,000 gallons of blood, delivering oxygen to body tissues, and providing the energy your cells require. Once red blood cells have unloaded their oxygen molecules, they […]

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Foods That Can Negatively Affect Your Vein Health

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It’s true: We are what we eat. Most people know that a balanced diet is vital to overall good health. But does nutrition affect the circulatory system? The answer is yes. There are foods and nutrients that are known allies to your arteries and veins. But it’s important to be aware of the foods that […]

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Why Serena Williams and Many Other Athletes Are Wary of Blood Clots

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Blood clots can be a dangerous condition for anyone, especially athletes. Serena Williams suffered severe health issues related to a Pulmonary Embolism after giving birth to her daughter. Like Williams, many athletes are increasingly focused on the threats of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE). Both of these conditions can be painful and […]

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