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Understanding Common Vein Diseases

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Clot, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein Institute, Thrombosis, Treatment for Veins, Vein Disease, Vein Health on August 04, 2014

When patients contract vein diseases, the negative side effects on their circulatory systems vary greatly. Although some conditions are localized, the fact that these vital pathways can no longer perform their functions properly means that most vein diseases are best treated by experts.

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Blood Clots and Your Vein Health - Part 3 of 3

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Blood Clots, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein, Five Star Vein Institute, Medical Advice, Superficial Thrombophlebitis, Thrombosis on December 25, 2012

Today, in Part 3 of our three part series on Blood Clots and Your Vein Health, we will consider what should be done should you suspect a blood clot.  Previous articles have already discussed prevention and have outlined the factors that can upset the body’s balanced coagulation system. If you have these factors, extra precaution and awareness is warranted. Previous history of a clot is also a[...]

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Blood Clots and Your Vein Health - Part 2 of 3

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Blood Clots, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Embolus, Five Star Vein, Five Star Vein Institute, Thrombosis, Vein Health on December 20, 2012

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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