Treating Varicose Veins

treating varicose veins

In recent years, treating varicose veins has shifted dramatically from outdated invasive surgery to the minimally invasive procedures that are available today. Many of these advanced methods require only local anesthesia, a brief office visit and a short recovery time. Venous insufficiency and varicose veins It’s estimated that more than 40 million people in the […]

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Tips for Relief from Varicose Veins While Traveling

Tips For Relief From Varicose Veins While Traveling

Your holiday trip to visit family and friends is quickly approaching. But as much as you’re looking forward to spending time with the people you love, if you have varicose veins, you may be anxious, too. For people with varicose veins, trips of four hours or more by plane, car or train can intensify pain […]

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Treating Varicose Veins: Are You a Candidate?

With summer quickly approaching, varicose veins could be holding you back from showing off your legs. If you’re ready to eliminate your varicose veins and have healthy, attractive legs once again, the team at Northern Illinois Vein Clinic can help you. What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are caused by venous insufficiency, a condition where […]

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What Are Your Veins Telling You?

Venous insufficiency is a common medical condition that affects over 40 million Americans. Venous insufficiency occurs when the veins cannot sufficiently return blood from the legs back to the heart. This occurs when the valves within the veins fail to push the blood in a one-way direction, allowing for backflow and pooling of the blood. […]

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Veins and Ultrasound Technology

Ultrasounds for Vein Disease

Using Ultrasounds to Diagnose Vein Disease Venous disease, also referred to as venous insufficiency, occurs when the vein walls and valves become weak and damaged and cannot properly return blood to the heart. The result is the pooling of blood in your legs and feet, causing the veins to distend and become enlarged. Over time, […]

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Contributing Factors to Vein Disease

contributing factors to vein disease

If you suffer from vein disease, you’re probably familiar with the embarrassing and painful signs and symptoms that come with the condition. You may have asked yourself why you’ve developed vein disease, or if there was something you could have done to prevent it. There are many reasons why you may be suffering from vein […]

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