Five Star Vein and Wellness Blog

Blood Clots and Your Vein Health - Part 2 of 3

In part 1 of this 3 part series on blood clots, we learned the basics of how our coagulation system works. We also learned that there are some very common things such as diabetes, varicose veins, increasing age, obesity, stasis and others that tend to unbalance this system, making it prone to blood clot formation.
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The Vein You Don't See - Part 2

In The Vein You Don't See - Part 2, we began to discuss the importance of the vein you don’t see. Many patients have leg symptoms and the causes of these symptoms are quite varied. Included in the possible causes of these symptoms is vein disease.
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Varicose Veins and Pregnancy - Part 2

In Varicose Veins and Pregnancy - Part 1, we discussed the reasons why many women suffer the symptoms of varicose veins during pregnancy. We also learned that some women note that the problem veins continue to bother them after pregnancy. The veins have often been stretched beyond their ability to return to normal. Patients are told to defer any treatment until they are done having children.
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