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Are Your Heavy, Achy Legs Normal? Here’s What to Know

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The good news is that most of these conditions are treatable so that you won’t have to continue living with these uncomfortable symptoms. Dr. Naar and our care team at Premier Vein Clinic in Westlake, Ohio, can get to the bottom of your heavy, achy legs. Here’s the essential information you […]

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How Microphlebectomy Can Help You Banish Spider Veins Before Summer

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A Pressure Situation Veins have a difficult job to do. Returning blood to the heart and lungs is no easy matter, particular when working against gravity from your feet on up. To help prevent backflow, veins have tiny valves along their length, permitting the forward progress of blood, but stopping […]

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Why It Is Important to Seek Treatment For Deep Vein Thrombosis

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Some medical conditions can affect the way your blood clots, and periods of inactivity can also contribute to DVT. Understanding your risk for developing the condition, recognizing its symptoms, and knowing when to get emergency treatment may all contribute to saving your life. Risk Factors for Developing a DVT Anything […]

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Venous Ulcers: Who Is At Risk?

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How Venous Ulcers Begin Because veins normally operate with a lower blood pressure than the arterial system, vein walls have valves that open to let blood pass, while closing to prevent backflow. This is particularly important in your legs, where blood returning to the heart usually faces an uphill climb. […]

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Refreshing Your Appearance with Dermal Fillers

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Read on to learn more about this effective treatment that enhances a youthful appearance. To get started or learn more, contact our office or book an appointment. How Dermal Fillers Bring a More Youthful Look Dermal fillers are based on a sugar molecule that occurs naturally in your body. This […]

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5 Factors That Put You at Greater Risk of Developing Vein Disorders

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Vein disorders are different from arterial disease, since veins have valves to help the one-way movement of blood. When these start to fail, veins can’t perform their work efficiently. Blood can pool, and circulation starts to suffer. There are factors that can increase your risk of developing vein disorders, some […]

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Yes, Men Get Varicose Veins, Too

Yes, Men Get Varicose Veins, Too

Simply Cosmetic, or Cause for Concern? For many men, varicose veins may just be a cosmetic concern at first, as sometimes you don’t experience any symptoms associated with varicose veins. Your legs may feel achy or tired, but otherwise, there isn’t a noticeable problem, other than the appearance of the […]

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Are You at Risk of Developing Peripheral Artery Disease?

Peripheral Artery Disease

Each of these symptoms could indicate that you’ve developed peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a narrowing of blood vessels supplying the legs. This could indicate the presence of atherosclerosis, the accumulation of fatty deposits in your arteries throughout your body. However, it’s possible to develop PAD with few or no symptoms […]

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Are Varicose Veins More Than a Cosmetic Concern?

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What are Varicose Veins? Your veins are responsible for carrying blood back to your heart for reoxygenation. In the process, the valves that help push the blood forward sometimes become faulty, allowing the blood to pool. This creates the unsightly bulging you know as varicose veins. Any vein in your […]

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