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Understanding Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)

A blood clot is part of a normal and lifesaving process in our body that stops bleeding when a blood vessel is damaged. Without blood clots, we could potentially bleed to death anytime we cut or injured ourselves. Unfortunately, though, we aren’t perfect machines and the same clotting mechanism we rely on can work against […]

Restless Leg Syndrome

There is more and more being written lately about something called Restless Leg Syndrome. Well, many people misuse this term to describe someone who can’t keep their leg still, like the guy next to you in church who keeps bouncing his knee up and down. That’s Nervous Leg Syndrome! Then there’s the condition that my […]

Let’s Talk about Compression Stockings: What are They and How do They Help?

When people hear the phrase, “Do you wear compression stockings?” they usually run the other way or simply ignore the question.  Providers will suggest patients wear compression stockings to help improve venous circulation, decrease swelling, slow down the progression of varicose veins and help reduce pain, discomfort and other leg symptoms that patients experience.  You […]

A Brief History of Veins

FROM TIME IMMEMORIAL, people have been vexed with these things called varicose veins. The word vari­cose itself dates back to ancient Greece and is derived from a word meaning grapelike. Well, if you’ve ever seen someone who has a hor­rible cluster of varicose veins you can understand why “grapelike” is so apropos. The first description […]

Spider Veins: The Spooky Truth

It’s sometimes difficult to tell the difference between varicose veins and spider veins. Spider veins are thin, web-like, purplish-red veins that can occur anywhere on the leg. They can occur in clusters or in isolation. In contrast, varicose veins are enlarged, ropey veins that are tortuous, elevated and are typically a sign of a functional […]

The Next Steps When You’re Ready for Covington Vein Treatment

They’re ugly, they’re uncomfortable, and without help they’ll just keep getting worse. Varicose veins are anything but fun, but for many people they’re simply a part of life. A part of life, that is, until swelling and pain make living with varicose veins unbearable. Maybe you’ve gotten sick of the way varicose veins make your […]

A Vein Specialist in New Orleans Talks About Swollen Legs and Ankles

Many people experience swelling in their legs and ankles from time to time. In many cases the swelling is temporary, caused by injuries, sprains, or sitting or standing too long. In some cases the swelling can be the result of a reaction to over-the-counter pain relief medications or prescription medications used to treat diabetes and […]

A Louisiana Vein Doctor Presents the Best Way to Treat Varicose Veins

If you are reading this article, there is a strong chance that you’re tired of trying to “live with” your varicose veins, and are beginning to think seriously about seeking treatment and finally doing something about them. Good. This is a big step, and we congratulate you on taking it. There are many reasons why […]

Amazing Vein Treatment Outcomes from one of the Best New Orleans Vein Treatment Centers

When trying to write about what constitutes an “amazing outcome” for patients who have sought New Orleans vein treatment from La Bella Vita Laser and Vein Center, it’s tempting to focus on symptoms. After all, the symptoms of vein disease range from tiny spider veins to rope-sized varicose veins to blood clots, and none of them are pleasant. […]