vein treatment

Can stress cause blood clots?

September 13, 2018 • jake • vein treatment

The medical community has known for many years that stress is a killer, and current research is providing new clues about the mechanism of stress on the human body. It’s not only obesity and lack of exercise that can cause reductions in blood circulation and damage to blood vessels. Individuals who experience constant stress can increase their risk for blood clots. At the Kimmel Institute in Boca Raton, FL, we provide varicose vein treatment to prevent DVT and disorders.

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Are varicose veins and spider veins the same?

August 7, 2018 • jake • vein treatment

Almost everybody knows someone who has mentioned a problem with varicose veins or spider veins.  All too often, there is confusion about whether these are the same type of abnormal vessels.  While both have a great deal in common, understanding their differences is helpful to patients as they consider varicose and spider vein treatment options. Similarities and Differences Both types of veins develop for the same reason, according to the SUNY Upstate Medical University.  The job of valves in leg veins is to keep blood headed upward to the heart from succumbing to gravity and falling backward.

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