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Posts found on this page are related to general vein health written by the Vein Institute of Utah’s specialists and Dr. Hadjbian himself.

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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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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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7 Spring and Summer foods to keep veins healthy

Do you spend the summer months trying to hide their legs while everyone else shows theirs off? Turns out, you’re in good company. According to the Vascular Disease Foundation, there are at least 20 million people suffering from varicose veins in the United States. While we are committed to providing minimally invasive procedures to help you […]

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How Winter Weather Affects Your Vein Health

When it comes to varicose veins, there are well-known risk factors, such as age, gender, and family history. But a lesser-known risk factor is a change in season specifically, wintertime. Here are a few ways to avoid or lessen the chance of forming varicose veins during the winter. The Battle of the Bulge: The Holiday […]

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Foods You Actually Want to Eat That Improve Blood Circulation

From digestion to heart health, blood flow affects the whole body. Body temperature and the body’s pH level also depend upon good circulation. Varicose veins occur when veins are weakened and cannot return blood to the heart to obtain the necessary oxygenated blood and get it back to the legs. While we are committed to providing minimally invasive […]

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