Vein Disease FAQs: Your Questions Answered

Painful and often debilitating vein problems are prevalent among Americans. They are so common in fact, that more than 50 percent of women and up to 45 percent of men suffer from some type of vein problem. At Northern Illinois Vein Clinic, we specialize in diagnosing and treating varicose veins, spider veins and vein disease. […]

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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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Do You Need Surgery For Your Varicose Veins?

Varicose Vein Surgery

There was a time when the answer to this question was likely to be “yes”. There used to be far fewer options when it came to treating varicose veins. Unfortunately the idea of surgery such as vein stripping using general anesthesiawas a common deterrent for many people who suffered with varicose veins. Fewer options meant […]

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Innovations in Varicose Vein Treatment

Innovations in Varicose Vein Treatment

If you have ever considered seeking treatment for varicose veins, it’s vital to know that there are many treatment options available from many different sources. Researching doctors, clinics and procedures are some of the steps you can take towards making an informed decision and obtaining the best care available.   Find An Experienced Specialist Like […]

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