Vein Disease

What Triggers Restless Leg Syndrome | Treating DVT

May 11, 2020 • karnold • Vein DiseaseVein Doctor
What Triggers Restless Leg Syndrome

When you are diagnosed with restless leg syndrome, you may want to evaluate the potential triggers that cause your symptoms. By clarifying the ways that you can stop the compulsive movements, you will improve your sleep quality and address challenges associated with the syndrome. How to Stop Restless Leg Syndrome The process to stop restless leg syndrome depends on your symptoms, the factors that trigger your symptoms, and the severity of the situation. In mild cases of the syndrome, you may overlook the disease and assume it relates to a different problem. For example, you may assume that your symptoms are caused by varicose veins.

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Can Varicose Veins Return After Treatment?

November 15, 2019 • kimmelinst • varicose veinsvascular surgeryVein ClinicVein DiseaseVein Doctor

While varicose vein treatment is generally long-lasting, varicose veins may sometimes recur after removal. Here’s why that happens and how you can prevent it. For most people, varicose veins disappear permanently after treatment. Brief, minimally invasive surgical procedures can safely eliminate the discomfort and unsightly appearance of these swollen veins that appear along the legs and feet. Yet varicose veins may sometimes recur even after therapy. That shouldn’t deter you from seeking varicose vein treatment, however. Understanding why varicose veins reappear can help you determine the right treatment for your condition — and prevent varicose veins from reeme

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Do varicose veins increase your risk of DVT?

November 15, 2018 • • Vein Disease

Do Varicose Veins Increase the Risk of DVT? Vein problems can occur at any time of life. Those large, gnarled, raised purple or blue veins on your legs are called “varicose veins.” Because they can have a detrimental effect on the body’s ability to pump blood efficiently through the body, individuals may develop a more serious vein condition called “deep vein thrombosis” or “DVT.” You may wonder if having varicose veins predisposes you to develop DVT problems. At the Kimmel Institute in Boca Raton, FL, we offer information and varicose vein treatment options. Understanding Varicose Veins Arteries have the job of carrying blood and nutrients throughout the human body.

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Can your veins burst?

October 9, 2018 • • Vein Disease

Veins are extremely important. They carry blood from the organs and tissues back to the heart, so it can get more oxygen and move through the arteries back out through the body again. With that in mind, vein health needs to be a priority. That’s especially true if you need varicose vein treatment or you’re at risk of a DVT. There’s also the chance that veins could burst, which could cause serious problems in some cases. Almost everyone has had a vein burst before because that is what causes a bruise. But there are times when a burst vein could mean much more than some discoloration on your skin.

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