Lowering Your Risk For Deep Vein Thrombosis

Northern Illinois Vein Clinic varicose vein venous disorder specialists

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition where a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a deep vein, often in the lower leg. DVT can also occur in the thigh, the pelvis, and sometimes, the arm. If the clot travels through the bloodstream, it can lodge itself in the lungs, inhibiting blood flow. This is known […]

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Traveling with Vein Disease

Northern Illinois Vein Clinics treating Vein Disorders in Illinois

With the holiday season comes long-distance traveling to visit relatives and loved ones. But if you suffer from vein disease, it’s important to know the effects of limited movement and constant sitting with travel, as they can increase your chances of developing blood clots. In serious cases, this puts you at risk for developing life-threatening […]

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