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What Causes Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome There are some common misconceptions about Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). This is due partially to the fact that there is no one definitive way patients experience it. Everyone’s experience is different. Some use comparisons, such as “like ants crawling on my skin” or “like fizz going through my veins” to try to […]

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Explaining Endovascular Anyeurism Repair (EVAR)

Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) is a relatively new procedure that can treat disease and damage to the arteries with minimally invasive, non-surgical placement of expandable stent grafts within the aorta. EVAR can treat aortic disease without the need to operate directly on the aorta. Generally, needles and sheaths are used to directly access the areas […]

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What to expect after hemorrhoid surgery

It is estimated that approximately 50% of Americans experience some form of hemorrhoid disease by the age of 50. Not all of those people ever seek treatment and some live with the pain. There are one million new cases of hemorrhoids each year in the United States alone. In this post, we will go over […]

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Chronic Venous Insufficiency | Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

What is chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)? Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) occurs when the vein walls and/or valves in the legs stop working properly. This condition makes it difficult for the veins to carry blood back to the heart from the legs. Blood tends to “pool” or collect in these veins. This venous pooling is referred to as stasis. […]

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Vein Surgery Aftercare

Popular Treatment Options for Varicose Veins The Vein Institute of Utah has many different options of how to deal with varicose veins, and we suggest you speak with medical professionals before you decide what course of action is best for you. These are some of the possible treatments and go-to vein surgery aftercare tips from […]

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