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What Everyone Needs to Know About DVTs

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Mar 29, 2018 10:31:37 AM

First Let’s Take A Quick Quiz:

What kills more people each year?

A. Motor Vehicle Accidents

B. Breast Cancer

C. AIDS

D. DVT (Deep Venous Thrombosis) 

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Blood Clots: Are You at Risk for DVT?

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Mar 23, 2018 10:03:37 AM

March is DVT Awareness Month! Miller Vein believes in empowering people to make knowledgeable healthcare decisions…

When a clot develops in a deep vein, this is referred to as Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). DVT is typically found in the deep veins of the legs but can also develop in other areas of the body such as pelvis or arms. Like any blood clot, DVT can cause discomfort, pain, or worse. If undiagnosed and untreated, DVT can lead to serious complications including Pulmonary Embolism (PE), which can sometimes be fatal.

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How Much Do You Know About DVT?

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Mar 20, 2018 11:58:11 AM

March is DVT Awareness Month! Miller Vein believes in empowering people to make knowledgeable healthcare decisions…

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that develops in a person’s deep veins. This vein condition can cause painful swelling and can even be dangerous to your overall health. By knowing the basics of DVT and the signs to watch for, you can protect yourself from dangerous complications. So, how much do you know about DVT? Here are the facts…

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5 Facts Everyone Should Know About Varicose Veins

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Mar 12, 2018 12:09:42 PM

Varicose veins have the ability to impact the quality of your daily life through a variety of undesirable symptoms. It’s estimated that millions of Americans suffer from the symptoms of venous insufficiency and varicose veins. Although they are common, many people don’t know much about varicose veins.

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When Should I Get My Varicose Veins Treated? A potentially expensive question!

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Dec 19, 2016 12:31:22 PM

 December is our busiest month for patients requesting procedures. There is a mad rush to get all medical procedures done before the end of the year since many people have met their deductible. In essence, their vein care is basically considered a freebie. This timing makes me consider the timing of varicose vein treatment and it just so happens there are recent research papers that address this question.

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Tags: venous disease, treatment, Varicose veins

A Veteran Hero Has His Day

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Nov 11, 2016 7:00:00 AM

They say that heroes are made, not born. Nowhere is that a more appropriate philosophy than during war time.

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Tags: community

Can Varicose Veins Cause Depression? The Truth May Shock You!

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Nov 9, 2016 5:00:00 PM

Just when you think you’ve heard it all, you haven’t. You’d better read this!

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Tags: venous disease, Varicose veins, Venous Insufficiency

9/11 Commemorative Event Was A Great Success!

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Oct 19, 2016 10:52:56 AM

The tragic events of 9/11/2001 live on in the hearts and memories of millions of Americans and others from around the world. Everyone seems to remember exactly where he or she was and what they were doing as news of the first plane hitting the tower was reported on all radio and TV stations.

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Tags: Community Events, Tunnel to Towers

Important! Can Honey Help a Drastic Vein Problem? Read This Now!

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Sep 9, 2016 2:32:05 PM

A recent issue of The Detroit Free Press featured a story about fermented honey as the main ingredient for brewing Mead – the oldest of alcoholic beverages. Enjoyed by the Vikings and various other nationalities around the world, Mead has been an intoxicating substance for centuries.

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Tags: wound care

You May Be Shocked to Learn What Else a Common Cholesterol Medication Can Help Treat!

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Aug 23, 2016 9:35:43 AM

Sometimes, repurposing a medication can help solve problems totally unrelated to the original intent of that medication. A great example is the hair loss remedy Rogaine, which was initially intended to be a blood pressure medication! 

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Tags: Venous Stasis Ulcer, Simvastatin