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Recovering after Aortic Aneurysm Repair

The thought of an aortic aneurysm can be frightening. Patients of the Minimally Invasive Vascular Center can expect to receive care that understands their concerns. From our perspective, a weak, bulging section of the aorta is a reparable problem. To strengthen the integrity of the aorta, the large artery that carries blood from the heart […]


Treatment Options for Erectile Dysfunction You May Not Have Considered

Erectile dysfunction is a prevalent condition that affects many millions of men. As common as it is for men to have a hard time getting or keeping an erection, the conversation about erectile dysfunction continues to be quiet. Men may look online to learn about the causes of ED and, in so doing, may find […]


Varicose Veins Aren’t Limited to the Legs

Most adults have at least heard of varicose veins. They are the thick, ropy, swollen veins that you can see on the thighs, calves, or other areas of the legs. The legs happened to be the most common area to develop these poorly-functioning veins, but that does not mean this is the only place these […]


Should I have Sclerotherapy?

Vein issues present a lot of problems. They aren’t only cosmetic, either. When veins become visible or swollen, ongoing management may need to be considered. Spider veins are not the bulging, ropy veins that cause leg cramps and burning. They are the tiny webs of visible red and purple veins just beneath the skin. Spider […]


Could Stem Cells Help You Heal?

For several years, researchers have studied the potentiality of stem cells for therapeutic uses. We all have stem cells that assist the body’s reparative and regenerative functions. Stem cells are referred to as the body’s transformers because they are undifferentiated cells originally, then change (differentiate) into specialized types of cells, such as cartilage. We are […]


How CoolSculpting Can Refresh Your Face

CoolSculpting is not a new treatment. We’ve seen it advertised on television and in magazines for several years now. Celebrities have spoken freely about getting CoolSculpting to slim their midsections before big events or just as a way of managing the unwanted fat that seems to linger as we get older. The noninvasive process works […]


When Surgery Is Needed for Peripheral Artery Disease

As often as possible, doctors attempt to help patients resolve or manage health conditions with lifestyle changes. Sometimes, this is not enough to preserve long-term health. Here, we discuss when surgery may be recommended for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). Peripheral Artery Disease: A Sticky Mix Peripheral artery disease occurs when plaque, a […]


Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation: What is It and Could it Work for You?

Varicose veins are a frustrating problem that can make you feel self-conscious and flat-out uncomfortable. These swollen, twisted blood vessels are a source of throbbing, leg cramps, discoloration, and even ulcers on the skin if they get bad enough. The interesting aspect of varicose veins is that, because they are such a common problem, many […]


You Don’t Have to Go Outside to Boost Your Circulation

Circulation is a vital aspect of staying healthy. For many people, blood does not flow as well as it should, especially when leaving the legs and traveling upward to the heart. Poor circulation can lead to several symptoms and ongoing problems, such as venous insufficiency and varicose veins. When blood pools in the lower extremities, […]


Poor Leg Circulation: What Might Cause This Problem?

If you’ve ever sat cross-legged for a little too long, you may know what it feels like for a leg to “fall asleep.” This phenomenon is an indication of poor circulation. When related to body position, the tingling sensation caused by the interruption in blood flow lasts only a few minutes. This isn’t the only […]


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