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Posted on December 12, 2018 by Palm Vein Center
Why Do Varicose Veins Itch?

The symptoms of varicose veins in the legs or elsewhere are more than a cosmetic nuisance. Swollen twisted veins visible under the skin surface (termed varicose veins) can lead to insufficient circulation of the blood to the affected area. They can also be itchy. Around one in every five adults has varicose veins, and pregnant women are at higher-than-average risk for developing varicose veins in the legs. In turn, poor venous circulation in the legs can lead to poor wound healing if the skin on the legs becomes broken. 

At the Palm Vein Center, we are experienced in surgically-...

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Posted on November 09, 2018 by Palm Vein Center
Spider Veins – Need for Treatment

Varicose veins and spider veins can merely cause an unsightly appearance to the skin surface or lead to problems in blood circulation and other health disorders. While the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery describes spider veins as consequent to the dilation of a cluster of blood vessels near the the surface, varicose veins are swollen veins that often have a meandering appearance. Obesity is a leading cause of both varicose and spider veins in the legs, because additional pressure is placed on the venous (away from the heart) blood flow via gravity. 

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Posted on October 15, 2018 by Rachel Cohen
Can A Daily Aspirin Help Treat Varicose Veins?

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Many patients at risk of a heart attack or stroke take a daily aspirin for preventative measures. Taking a daily low-dose aspirin interferes with the blood’s clotting system, which is necessary if blood vessels are having trouble supplying blood to the heart due to atherosclerosis (build-up of fatty deposits in arteries). In this blog, the vein specialists at Palm Vein Center explain whether or not a daily aspirin can help treat varicose veins.

Daily aspirin therapy is often recommended to patients who’ve had a heart attack or are at...

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