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Posted on March 03, 2015 by Rachel Cohen
Can Vinegar Clear Blocked Veins?

There’s a naturopathic remedy circulating the Internet claiming to clear blocked veins and arteries. Of course, people should know better than believe everything they hear or see on television and the Internet, but the team at Palm Vein Center understands how easy it can be for patients to fall into the "cure-all" trap. Therefore, our team is taking the time to look into this claim and address it head-on. That being said, can a vinegar concoction truly clear blocked veins and arteries? Let’s find out!

Although we’re not sure where this claim originated from, we do know there is no...

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Posted on February 24, 2015 by Rachel Cohen
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 February 17, 2015 by Rachel Cohen
6 Ways To Keep Veins Healthy During A Long Flight

To ensure blood is circulating properly, patients with vein conditions may seek treatment from a vein specialist, stay hydrated and/or make a conscious effort to move more—simple adjustments can go a very long way! However, what happens if the patient has to travel long distances on a train, plane or automobile? Traveling and sitting for long periods of time can slow down your body’s ability to pump blood and may increase your risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT). If you’re going to be traveling on an airplane for an extended period of time, read the following pointers to stay...

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