Five Star Vein and Wellness Blog

The Health Care Dilemma —A Plan for a Simpler, More Cost Effective Policy Which Will Result in Improved Health Care in the U.S. - Part 1

This will require more than one article- health care is a big subject. Before we come to a conclusion of how to repair the current system and show the reasons why this plan is fair and will work, I have to establish some “street cred” so that readers will understand that I am proposing the solution because I have the experience to state that this proposal will be significantly better than the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as “Obamacare”. To read the entire law click here.
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Spider Veins - What Do You Know?

Most people with spider veins often don’t notice them until they discover that they have a whole crop of them. These squiggly looking veins can appear all over the body, but most commonly they are seen in the ankles, feet, legs, thighs, and face.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Vein Health - Part 4

This is the last in our most resent series of often asked questions regarding treatment of veins. View Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 that have published previously.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Vein Health - Part 3

This is a continuation in our series of often asked questions regarding treatment of veins.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Vein Health- Part 2

This is a continuation of often-asked questions regarding treatment of veins.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Vein Health - Part 1

In my practice of the treatment of veins, I’m am daily asked questions by patients and their families concerning this treatment. Today I plan to address some of these questions so that readers, who 310 likely have similar interests, can gain a better insight into this subject.
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Understanding Leg Swelling and Vein Health

If you suffer from vein diseases like spider veins (Telangiectasia) or varicose veins, you may have noticed a variety of symptoms. Even though your legs don’t necessarily hurt, they could take on a puffy-looking appearance as they become swollen. It might be even worse at certain times of day.
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Why Do My Legs Ache, Swell, and Look Ugly?

Varicose veins and other vein conditions don’t always manifest the same symptoms. For example, you and a friend may both suffer from seemingly similar spider veins. Nonetheless, your friend may not experience the same pain that you feel on a regular basis.
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Finding the Correct Specialist to Treat Your Veins

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Ugly Veins are a Sign of Venous Disease - Part 2 of 2

In Part 1, we discussed ‘UGLY VEINS’ and the fact that they indicated Venous Disease with its associated venous hypertension. We learned that there are many risk factors associated with this problem, including inheritance, age, female gender, and long hours upright.
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