Even though women most often seek treatment for varicose veins, men can also suffer pain and cramping from painful, swollen ropy veins. Three treatments offer effective symptom relief.
Vascular (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
Stay informed about heart, vascular and thoracic topics in this continuation of The Beating Edge blog from our Heart & Vascular Institute, which is ranked No. 1 in heart care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD) is a little-known form of vascular disease that leaves many women vulnerable to stroke and severe high blood pressure in the prime of life.
Researchers in Rome found that some patients with peripheral artery disease walked farther with less pain after eating dark chocolate.
After you have surgery to correct a vascular problem, you will play a key role in your own recovery. Get key advice on steps you can take.
Your arteries are like flexible pipes and tiny devices similar to a plumber's drain-clearing tools can help clear clogged arteries. Each patient is different, so device selection is key.
Factor V Leiden is a little known disease, and it might be more common than you think. Having European ancestors increases your risk of having the defective gene for this blood disorder.
Radiation therapy for head and neck cancers improves outcomes and even saves lives. However, the treatment also can have an unwanted side effect: Damage to blood vessels in the neck. Watch as one of our vascular surgeons explains.
A tear in the inner lining of the aortic artery can allow blood to seep between layers, impeding healthy blood flow. Doctors can now fix these “dissections” with a stent instead of open surgery.
Although vasculitis is rare, awareness of the disease and its symptoms is important. That’s because treatment exists for almost all forms of vasculitis and is more effective in preventing organ damage when diagnosed early.
For many people, the saying “if you’ve got it, flaunt it” doesn’t apply to the presence of spider veins. Learn more about how this common condition can be successfully treated using a simple outpatient procedure.