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Leg Vein Treatment in the Winter is the Best Time

Winter is definitely the best time of year to treat vein problems like varicose veins, spider veins or deep vein thrombosis (DVT). But that doesn’t mean you should wait until the winter months to meet our vein physician in Nashville, TN. Vein treatment shouldn’t be...
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DVT, Pulmonary Embolisms and Your Life at Risk

It’s not being overly-dramatic to say that deep vein thrombosis, often referred to simply as DVT, can put your life at risk. DVT refers to a situation where one or more blood clots form in the body’s deep veins, usually in the legs. The risk comes when these clots...
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How Quality of Life is Affected by Varicose Veins

Each of your veins contains a one-way valve that allows for the continuous flow of blood to your heart. When a valve sustains damage, the blood backs up and pools in a superficial vein. You will notice swelling and redness associated with varicose veins when this happens....
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Leg Veins: Why They Appear & How Vein MD Phlebologists Treat Them

In the United States alone, more than 40 million people suffer from varicose veins. Twisting veins such as varicose veins and spider veins are typically a cosmetic concern. But, they can cause physical discomfort as well. This discomfort often is a sign of a more serious...
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Benefits & Uses of Compression Stockings for DVT

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs due to the formation of blood clots deep within your veins. DVT is most common in the thigs or lower legs, although blood clots can develop anywhere. DVT can impact any resident of Nashville, TN, regardless of age. However, the likelihood is...
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What Are Blood Thinners & How Do They Work?

Did you know that having varicose veins increases your risk of blood clots? Many people view the twisted, swollen veins that cause parts of their leg to bulge as merely a cosmetic issue. However, untreated varicose veins can put you at risk for several serious health conditions....
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Laser Treatment & Surgeries for Varicose Veins

If your varicose veins are causing extreme pain, blood clots or skin problems, there are a number of innovative vein procedures available at Siragusa Vein & Laser. We invite you to call and meet our vein physician in Nashville to learn more about the available treatments...
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How Birth Control Makes Your Leg Veins Worse

Birth control pills have been available to women for over 60 years. Taken once daily, these oral contraceptives are an easy way to prevent an unwanted pregnancy. Unfortunately, they also have side effects. Long-term users of hormonal birth control pills have a higher risk of...
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