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Why Seeing a Vein Specialist for Your Varicose Veins Actually Matters.

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Currently, there are over 80 million people in the U.S. that suffer from underlying venous disease. Therefore, understanding varicose vein disease is becoming increasing important for both physicians and patients alike. As more and more people are beginning to develop an increased awareness of the possible symptoms and side effects of having the disease, one important consideration is whether your doctor is aware. 

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ACP Annual Congress Recap 3 Key Takeaways

American College of Phlebology Annual Congress (2014) Recap. 3 Key Takeaways.

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Why Laser Vein Treatment is the Preferred Method

Why Laser Vein Treatment is the Preferred Method. Clinical Trial Compares Treatments.

A recent study conducted by the New England Journal of Medicine collected data from 11 varicose vein centers in the United Kingdom which compared treatments for vein disease - finding endovenous laser therapy to be the best option available today for the treatment of the saphenous vein system (medical not necessarily cosmetic vein treatment).

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When Do Varicose Veins Begin to Develop?

Varicose_veins_both_legsWhile varicose vein disease affects nearly 25% the entire U.S. population, many people often associate them with something that only occurs among older patients. This common misconception is in actuality a harmful vein myth.  In fact, the primary cause is heredity, which accounts for about 80% of incidence, not aging.

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Common Occupations that May Contribute to Varicose Veins.

Common Occupations that May Contribute to Varicose Veins.

Although the primary cause of varicose veins is heredity, with nearly half the adult population suffering as a result, there are many contributing factors that can increase the likelihood of developing varicose veins or exacerbate the problem once you have them.  For instance, certain occupations that require long periods of standing can often contribute and increase the symptoms associated with your vein disease.  

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