Miller Vein Blog

New Research Finds Early Intervention Best for Venous Ulcers

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Apr 19, 2019 12:03:00 PM
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Tags: venous disease, Miller Vein, Venous Stasis Ulcer, Venous Insufficiency, wound care, Research, Leg Ulcer, Venous Ulcer

DVT: How serious is it?

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Mar 18, 2019 1:00:00 PM
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Tags: venous disease, Miller Vein, treatment, Venous Insufficiency, compression stockings, dvt

Why taking care of your veins matters

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Feb 20, 2019 3:07:00 PM

Unhealthy veins can affect your quality of life. This may come as a surprise to some, but to those who have suffered from spider veins and varicose veins, this is not a shocking statement.

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Tags: Spider Veins, venous disease, Miller Vein, Varicose veins, Venous Insufficiency, women's health, men's health, Self Care

What is Venous Insufficiency?

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Feb 6, 2019 3:02:00 PM

Chronic venous insufficiency (or CVI) is a medical condition in which the veins do not operate properly. Usually this is due to damage of the vein wall and/or valves—both of which are critical for returning blood to the heart from the legs.

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Tags: Spider Veins, venous disease, Miller Vein, treatment, Varicose veins, Venous Insufficiency

What’s the difference between cosmetic and medical vein problems?

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Jan 7, 2019 3:00:00 PM
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Tags: Spider Veins, venous disease, Miller Vein, Venous Stasis Ulcer, Varicose veins, Venous Insufficiency, lymphedema, women's health, men's health, dvt, restless legs, swollen legs, New Year, Self Care

How to protect yourself from blood clots during airline travel

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Nov 13, 2018 7:00:00 PM

Whether you’re traveling for a business meeting or to see family for the holidays, airline travel can increase your risk of developing blood clots. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is of particular concern during this time. DVT is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a deep vein, usually in the leg. Clots in your deep veins are especially dangerous since they can break free and travel to your lungs, a cause for major concern.

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Tags: venous disease, Miller Vein, Varicose veins, Venous Insufficiency, compression stockings, dvt, restless legs, Travel

Relief on the Road: Keeping Legs Healthy While Traveling

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Nov 4, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Long periods of sitting without movement can aggravate the symptoms of an untreated chronic vein condition, such as varicose veins. It can also leave you more susceptible to serious complications such as blood clots and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). If your upcoming travel plans include a road trip—especially one longer than a couple of hours—it’s important to take steps to keep fresh blood (and therefore oxygen!) flowing through your legs.

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Tags: venous disease, Miller Vein, Varicose veins, Venous Insufficiency, compression stockings, dvt, restless legs, Travel

What’s causing my swollen legs?

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Sep 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM

 

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Tags: venous disease, Miller Vein, treatment, Varicose veins, Venous Insufficiency, lymphedema, dvt, swollen legs

Restless legs? There may be an underlying problem in your veins.

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Jul 15, 2018 12:35:00 PM

 

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Tags: venous disease, Miller Vein, Venous Insufficiency, women's health, men's health, restless legs, RLS

What your swollen legs may be trying to tell you

Posted by Miller Vein Team on Jul 7, 2018 12:00:00 PM
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Tags: venous disease, Miller Vein, Varicose veins, Venous Insufficiency, lymphedema, women's health, men's health, dvt, pregnancy, swollen legs