What Causes Spider Veins?

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You’re putting on the first pair of shorts of the season and you look down and see what looks like small, red and blue spider webs. These unfortunate webs are known as spider veins, or telangectasias, in the medical world. First, a quick explanation of what these pesky webs of veins a
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What is Edema or swollen feet and legs?

This video explains what the symptoms and causes of Edema or swollen feet and legs are and how to treat and prevent these conditions.  
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10 Reasons to Wear Compression Products

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Pressure. It’s something we’d all like to avoid, right? Well, there are times when a little pressure can be a good for us. When you buy products specially designed to provide compression, you can benefit. Here are 10 reasons you might want to try wearing compression products. 1. Bette
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10 Ways to Increase Circulation

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The heart pumps blood throughout your body’s blood vessels, supplying every part of your body with necessary oxygen and nutrients.  As the blood circulates, there are many things that can decrease circulation over time.  With decreased circulation, the blood flow to the body, and espe
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Edema: Swollen Feet and Legs

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Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention Sore, swollen feet and legs aren’t unusual after taking long hikes or after standing all day. But what is going on if your feet and legs are swollen even on the down days? The following conditions are some possible causes: Edema Edema, or pe
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