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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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Topics: 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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Topics: 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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Topics: 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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Topics: 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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Topics: 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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Topics: Venous Stasis Ulcer, Simvastatin

Your Health Insurance and Common Varicose Vein Treatments

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Jul 26, 2016 4:07:43 PM

Varicose Veins are quite common, but treatment methods sometimes vary. Compression Stockings are often the first course of treatment. Insurance companies may recommend their use prior to any more technical and sophisticated treatments, such as Laser or surgery.

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Topics: venous disease, compression stockings

Read How a Famous Army General Solved His Varicose Vein Problems. Or Did He?

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Jul 20, 2016 11:29:14 AM

Back in the day – around 400 years before the Common Era (CE) began (Year 1), Varicose Veins were treated with a form of torture to the patient. It was very painful, and certainly not a pleasant experience.  And, it took a long time to recover from that experience!  Read more to discover how times have changed.

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Topics: Varicose veins

Vein Vanity is a Natural Phenomenon

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Jul 13, 2016 3:39:21 PM

The Past is Prologue

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Topics: venous disease, Varicose veins, Venous Insufficiency

If You’re Not Circulating Like You Used to, it May Not be a Social Problem!

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Jul 5, 2016 11:02:45 AM

We’re not talking about dating or your Social Life here! If you feel that your hands or feet are always cold, you may be attributing it to poor circulation. But, if you are not so sure, here’s some important news for you. It just might be your veins that are causing the deep freeze! 

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Topics: venous disease