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Remedy & Treatment for Itchy Varicose Veins

Varicose veins can often cause itching, especially with skin that is closer to the ankle and lower calf. These itchy varicose veins can lead to ongoing discomfort, so knowing how to quickly ease them can help y…
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Should You Travel with Blood Clots?

A common question is if you should travel with blood clots. It is well known that long-distance travel confers a small increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) such as blood clots, deep venous thrombosis…
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Inovia Vein Announces Hillsboro Clinic

We are excited to announce the opening of our newest clinic in Hillsboro, Oregon! This office will be run by Dr. Jason Gilster, who specializes entirely in the care of patients with vein disorders.  In particul…
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Inovia is Recruiting Vein Specialists to Oregon

Inovia Vein Specialty Centers are recruiting two vein specialists to clinics in the Portland, Oregon area. The Opportunities: JOB SHARE:  One position is part time/job share opportunity to join our Northwest Po…
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When To Worry About Leg Cramps

Almost everyone has experienced leg cramps at one time or another. Typically, leg cramps can be quickly relieved and are not a cause for concern – but occasionally, they can be a sign of a more serious conditio…
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Vein Doctors: What They Do & How To Find The Right One

What is a vein doctor? A physician who has chosen to specialize in the care of patients with vein diseases. However, there isn’t just one background specialty where all vein doctors come from. Vein specia…
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Sudden Prominent Blue Veins: What Causes Veins to Be More Visible?

If you’ve suddenly noticed blue or green veins showing through your skin, it’s understandable to be concerned. There are several reasons why veins become visible – and while many are harmless & typical, the…
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What is Venous Insufficiency? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Venous insufficiency occurs when leg veins stop working efficiently. An estimated 40 percent of people in the United States have venous insufficiency, or CVI (“chronic venous insufficiency”). What is Venous Ins…
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Restless Leg Syndrome's Little-Known Potential Cause: Venous Insufficiency

Everyone with restless legs knows the symptoms – crawling, throbbing, aching sensations that cause an uncontrollable and uncomfortable urge to move the legs. Common at night or during periods of rest, restless…
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Unna Boots for Wounds & Venous Stasis Ulcers

What is a Unna Boot? An Unna Boot is a compression bandage that is applied by a healthcare provider to treat slow healing lower leg wounds and ulcers (commonly caused by venous stasis ulcers).  An Unna boot, na…
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