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Posted on July 21, 2020 by Palm Vein Center
Can A Daily Aspirin Help Treat Varicose Veins?

Daily aspirin therapy is often recommended to patients who’ve had a heart attack or are at risk of having a heart attack. Even though one may think of it as a pain reliever, Aspirin actually has unique properties that prevent platelets from forming a clot within open blood vessels or wounds.

Platelets are essential for preventing blood loss in the case of serious injuries, but for patients with atherosclerosis, or fatty deposits in the arteries, this process can be incredibly dangerous. Therefore, many cardiologists will prescribe a daily aspirin regimen to patients at risk of...

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Posted on June 18, 2020 by Palm Vein Center
Can Bruises Cause A Blood Clot?

Patients with serious vein disorders may become panicked when they see a bruise form, but the compassionate physicians at Palm Vein Center in Surprise and Laveen, Ariz. can assure patients there isn’t too much to be worried about. That is, if the bruise doesn’t swell or becoming increasingly painful. There are occasions where sustaining a bruise could cause a blood clot, but we’ll elaborate on this topic a little later. If you’re at risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT), continue reading to find out when a bruise may cause a serious blood clot.

As we alluded to previously,...

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Posted on May 12, 2020 by Palm Vein Center
Can Certain Medications Cause Varicose Veins?

There are a number of instances or situations that cause varicose veins, some of which include: personal genetics, injury, prolonged standing or pregnancy. However, many patients have wondered if there are other forces at play like is their diet or prescription medication responsible for this phenomenon?

The vein specialists of Palm Vein Center have years of experience and have seen how varicose veins affect people. In light of this, our team of West Valley and Laveen vein specialists are sharing what medications, if any, cause or worsen varicose veins.

Because varicose...

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