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Venous insufficiency is when veins struggle to send blood from the legs back to the heart. Spider veins are often a sign of this condition. Learn more by reading the posts in this category.

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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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The Cause of Restless Leg Syndrome

It’s estimated that about 10% of Americans suffer from Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). This condition is frequently misdiagnosed and can be a symptom of an underlying cause. Common underlying causes include chronic venous insufficiency. In order to obtain a proper diagnosis and treatment plan, it’s important to understand the symptoms and different causes of Restless […]

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