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Posted on February 03, 2015 by Rachel Cohen
Treat Vein Disorders Before Losing Weight

Although it’s no longer the month of January, the team at Palm Vein Center hopes you’re still keeping up with your New Year’s resolutions! For some of you, saving money, managing stress or volunteering more was at the top of your list. For others, losing weight or eating healthier may have been a top priority. Nevertheless, if you’re still hoping to get fit this year, you may want to consider getting your vein disorder(s) treated beforehand!

Palm Vein Center provides therapies to treat a spectrum of vein disorders that may be as minimal as varicose veins and spider veins, or as...

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Posted on January 27, 2015 by Rachel Cohen
What Are Spider Veins?

Spider veins are dilated blood vessels under the skin’s surface that closely resemble spider legs, hence the name “spider veins.” These veins are usually pretty harmless but can be associated with some diseases, which is why it’s important to get them evaluated by the specialists at Palm Vein Center. If you have spider veins and would like to get them removed or get them looked at by a physician, keep reading then call Palm Vein Center to schedule an appointment! 

There are some factors that increase your risk of developing this type of vein:

Pregnancy:...

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Posted on January 20, 2015 by Rachel Cohen
Should I Be Screened for Peripheral Artery Disease?

Do you have painful cramping in your hips, thighs or calves after walking or climbing stairs? Do your lower legs or feet get cold, numb or weak? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then you should consider being screened for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). Other symptoms may include: 

-Sores on your toes, feet or legs that won’t heal-Hair loss on your feet and legs-Weak pulse In your feet and legs-Shiny skin on your legs-Toenails growing at a slow rate-Erectile dysfunction in men

The team at Palm Vein Center provides patients with a comprehensive screening to...

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