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Get Off The Couch: Reduce Your Risk of Venous Disease

For many of us, hard work is no longer synonymous with back breaking labor, but today it is more likely that our body’s are feeling the effects of our sedentary work and lifestyles. While most of us no longer risk physical injury while working, we do risk the hidden health dangers associated with sitting all day in front of a computer, including venous disease. To add...

Spider Veins and Varicose Veins: What’s the Difference?

You may think that spider veins and varicose veins are two different names for the same condition. While it’s true that both spider veins and varicose veins have similar causes, symptoms, and treatments, they are not the same condition. This blog was written to explain the difference between varicose veins and spider veins, including symptoms, potential risks, and treatments for each condition.

How to Prevent Varicose Veins

Your grandmother, aunt, mother, or even your father have them and now you may be noticing a few popping up. No, we aren’t talking about gray hair; we’re talking about varicose veins; twisted, enlarged, bulging, red, and blue veins found right underneath your skin.

Vein Screening Options in Central Georgia

Venous disease, which is more common that heart disease and peripheral artery disease combined, is underdiagnosed and undertreated in the United States. This puts the quality of life health, well-being, and lives of many of us at risk.

What is a Vein Specialist?

What is a vein specialist? From primary care doctors to vascular surgeons, medical professionals from many backgrounds now promote the treatment of varicose veins. If you have varicose or spider veins they represent a chronic medical condition that progresses if left untreated and can lead to complications such as blood clots, skin changes, leg swelling, venous ulcers and bleeding.