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How to Guard Your Cardiovascular Health (And Why You Should)

Most people are very aware of the vital functions in which the cardiovascular system is involved. Still, it’s easy to overlook how our daily habits can either help or harm this integral aspect of health and wellness. A healthy cardiovascular system continually pumps oxygenated blood out into the body, including the most peripheral points in …

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Deep Vein Thrombosis: A Dangerous but Treatable Problem

Statistics regarding deep vein thrombosis indicate that every year, about one in 1,000 people will develop this condition. Generally, we have a 2% to 5% chance of experiencing DVT in our lifetime. For this reason, it is beneficial to understand the risk factors involved in this vascular problem and what to do if symptoms occur. …

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Why Would I Need a Vascular Ultrasound?

Historically, ultrasound imaging has been known as the primary test performed to monitor fetal growth during pregnancy. This noninvasive test is an asset to all fields of medicine and is commonly used to diagnose and monitor a wide variety of conditions. We routinely perform vascular ultrasound imaging to help us serve our patients with the …

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What Conditions Can Be Treated with Uterine Fibroid Embolization?

Uterine fibroid embolization is a minimally invasive treatment performed to shrink uterine fibroids, noncancerous growths in the uterine wall. Because the procedure works by blocking uterine arteries, it is also commonly referred to as uterine artery embolization. The UFE/UAE procedure has been used for many years to address symptoms like heavy pelvic bleeding. In addition …

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Is Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) the Right Treatment for You?

Uterine fibroids are very common non-cancerous (benign) growths that develop in the muscular wall of the uterus. It is estimated that 26 million American women have fibroids. Furthermore, approximately 15 million of them suffer from debilitating symptoms such as heavy menstrual bleeding, bladder problems, intense pelvic pressure or pain, and fertility issues. Fibroids are the …

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Can Peripheral Artery Disease be Reversed?

Peripheral artery disease, known as PAD, can cause debilitating symptoms. It is estimated that nearly 9 million Americans are affected by this condition, making it an important health issue for adults of all ages. At Vascular Institute of Virginia, we focus on offering the most conservative, successful treatments for patients affected by PAD. Here, we …

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Which is the Best Treatment for Varicose Veins?

It is estimated that approximately 40 percent of Americans have chronic venous insufficiency. This condition, a significant contributor to spider veins and varicose veins, may result from several factors. A person whose family parents or siblings have spider veins or varicose veins is much more likely to get them than one without a family history. …

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What Causes Vein Disease?

The vascular system has several parts to it. The arteries deliver oxygen-rich blood from the heart to all extremities. Blood flows unobstructed through these vessels and is aided by the natural force of gravity. The veins are different. These vessels carry blood from the extremities and areas away from the heart back to the heart, …

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How we Treat Varicocele Symptoms

Varicose veins are a problem that we think primarily affects women. We also tend to think that these swollen, ropy veins only occur in the legs. Neither is true. Not only do some men develop varicose veins on the legs, but there is also a potential for this type of vein to develop within the …

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Does Insurance Pay for Varicose Vein Treatment?

Varicose veins and spider veins are common and frustrating problems for which we provide various treatments. Patients who are interested in exploring what those are often have questions about whether or not their vein treatment would be covered by insurance. The best answer is “maybe.” An insurance company like Medicare may cover vein treatment if …

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