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What to Avoid After Sclerotherapy
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What to Avoid After Sclerotherapy

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Can You Exercise with DVT?
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Can You Exercise with DVT?

Top Rated Vein Doctors in the East Bay: Why You Can Trust BASS Vein Center
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Top Rated Vein Doctors in the East Bay: Why You Can Trust BASS Vein Center

How to Get Rid of Spider Veins
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How to Get Rid of Spider Veins

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Why Are My Veins So Visible?
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Why Are My Veins So Visible?

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What Exactly Happens in VenaSeal Vein Treatment?
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What Exactly Happens in VenaSeal Vein Treatment?

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Can Varicose Veins Cause Leg Pain?
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Can Varicose Veins Cause Leg Pain?

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6 Medications That Cause Leg Cramps
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6 Medications That Cause Leg Cramps

What is an Ambulatory Phlebectomy?
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What is an Ambulatory Phlebectomy?

What are the Options for Varicose Vein Treatment?
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What are the Options for Varicose Vein Treatment?

FAQs about Endovenous Ablation, or Laser Vein Treatment
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FAQs about Endovenous Ablation, or Laser Vein Treatment

What Does Restless Leg Syndrome Have to Do With Veins?
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What Does Restless Leg Syndrome Have to Do With Veins?

What Do Bulging Veins Mean?
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What Do Bulging Veins Mean?

4 Things You Need to Know About Nerve Damage During Vein Treatment
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4 Things You Need to Know About Nerve Damage During Vein Treatment

What Can Going to a Vein Clinic Tell Me About My Health?
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What Can Going to a Vein Clinic Tell Me About My Health?

What are the Signs of Deep Vein Thrombosis?
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What are the Signs of Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Medications You Should Make Your Doctor Aware of Before Vein Treatment
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Medications You Should Make Your Doctor Aware of Before Vein Treatment

How Costly is Varicose Veins Treatment, and Is It Worth It?
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How Costly is Varicose Veins Treatment, and Is It Worth It?

What Are the Early Symptoms of Varicose Veins to Look Out For?
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What Are the Early Symptoms of Varicose Veins to Look Out For?

Taking Care of Your Veins in Summer Heat
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Taking Care of Your Veins in Summer Heat

Do Dry Brushing and Other Natural Remedies for Varicose Veins Work?
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Do Dry Brushing and Other Natural Remedies for Varicose Veins Work?

Healthy Veins: 4 Tips for Staying Active When Working From Home
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Healthy Veins: 4 Tips for Staying Active When Working From Home

Traveling This Summer? 3 Tips for Traveling with Varicose Veins
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Traveling This Summer? 3 Tips for Traveling with Varicose Veins

The Stages of Chronic Venous Insufficiency: What to Expect 
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The Stages of Chronic Venous Insufficiency: What to Expect 

Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins: Is It Painful?
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Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins: Is It Painful?

Recognizing and Treating Bursting Varicose Veins
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Recognizing and Treating Bursting Varicose Veins

Painful Varicose Veins: Do Your Varicose Veins Ache the Most at Night? 
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Painful Varicose Veins: Do Your Varicose Veins Ache the Most at Night? 

12 of the Best Foods to Improve Blood Circulation 
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12 of the Best Foods to Improve Blood Circulation 

3 Most Common Causes Behind A Venous Leg Ulcer 
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3 Most Common Causes Behind A Venous Leg Ulcer 

The Problems + Complications With Untreated Varicose Veins
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The Problems + Complications With Untreated Varicose Veins

The Most Common Signs It's Time to See a Vein Doctor
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The Most Common Signs It's Time to See a Vein Doctor

Varicose Veins: Reduce Pain at Home
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Varicose Veins: Reduce Pain at Home

Normal Veins vs Varicose Veins: What's the Difference
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Normal Veins vs Varicose Veins: What's the Difference

5 Main Causes of Spider Veins: And What You Can Do About It
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5 Main Causes of Spider Veins: And What You Can Do About It

3 Varicose Veins Prevention Tips
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3 Varicose Veins Prevention Tips

Why the Veins on Your Breasts Are Suddenly More Visible
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Why the Veins on Your Breasts Are Suddenly More Visible

Which Kinds of Exercise To Avoid With Varicose Veins
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Which Kinds of Exercise To Avoid With Varicose Veins

What Are The Long-Term Side Effects of Vein Ablation?
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What Are The Long-Term Side Effects of Vein Ablation?

What Are Natural Remedies for Spider Veins and Do They Work?
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What Are Natural Remedies for Spider Veins and Do They Work?

Can Varicose Veins Go Away On Their Own?
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Can Varicose Veins Go Away On Their Own?

Are the Bulging Veins in My Hands Varicose Veins?
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Are the Bulging Veins in My Hands Varicose Veins?

Why do the Veins in My Hands Hurt and What Should I Do?
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Why do the Veins in My Hands Hurt and What Should I Do?

What to Look for When Choosing a Vein Doctor
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What to Look for When Choosing a Vein Doctor

What are Potential Causes of Pain in Legs
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What are Potential Causes of Pain in Legs

Three Ways to Reduce Vein Swelling in the Summer
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Three Ways to Reduce Vein Swelling in the Summer

Pain Relief for Varicose Veins in Pregnancy
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Pain Relief for Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Eight Signs it’s Time to See a Vein Specialist
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Eight Signs it’s Time to See a Vein Specialist

Varicose Veins Treatment: What Are the Advantages of VenaSeal?
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Varicose Veins Treatment: What Are the Advantages of VenaSeal?

Surgery for Treating Varicose Veins: What Is the Recovery Like? 
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Surgery for Treating Varicose Veins: What Is the Recovery Like? 

Stress and Other Surprising Factors That Cause Varicose Veins
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Stress and Other Surprising Factors That Cause Varicose Veins

Stockings VS Sclerotherapy: Which Spider Veins Treatment Is Best?
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Stockings VS Sclerotherapy: Which Spider Veins Treatment Is Best?

CVI Patients: 5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Sclerotherapy
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CVI Patients: 5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Sclerotherapy

5 Varicose Veins Treatments That Are Minimally Invasive
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5 Varicose Veins Treatments That Are Minimally Invasive

Six Must-Avoid Foods for Those Who Suffer from Varicose Veins
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Six Must-Avoid Foods for Those Who Suffer from Varicose Veins

Sclerotherapy VS RFA: Which CVI Treatment Is Best for You?
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Sclerotherapy VS RFA: Which CVI Treatment Is Best for You?

Four Reasons Why Varicose Veins Are More Than a Cosmetic Issue
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Four Reasons Why Varicose Veins Are More Than a Cosmetic Issue

Compression Stockings for Varicose Veins: Which Type Is Best for You?
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Compression Stockings for Varicose Veins: Which Type Is Best for You?

Spider Veins: What Are the Main Risk Factors?
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Spider Veins: What Are the Main Risk Factors?

Varicose Veins: Why Are Women More Likely to Get Them?
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Varicose Veins: Why Are Women More Likely to Get Them?

Spider and Varicose Veins Treatments: Sclerotherapy FAQs
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Spider and Varicose Veins Treatments: Sclerotherapy FAQs

Laser Vein Treatment for Varicose Veins: What to Expect From the Recovery
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Laser Vein Treatment for Varicose Veins: What to Expect From the Recovery

Itchy Varicose Veins and Other Symptoms of Venous Stasis
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Itchy Varicose Veins and Other Symptoms of Venous Stasis

How to Treat Painful Varicose Veins at Home with Compression Stockings
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How to Treat Painful Varicose Veins at Home with Compression Stockings

Can Spider Veins Become Varicose Veins?
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Can Spider Veins Become Varicose Veins?

5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy
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5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy

Venous Leg Ulcers: What Are the Treatment Options?
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Venous Leg Ulcers: What Are the Treatment Options?

Restless Leg Syndrome: How Compression Stockings Can Help
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Restless Leg Syndrome: How Compression Stockings Can Help

Painful Varicose Veins and Other Signs It Is Time to See a Doctor
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Painful Varicose Veins and Other Signs It Is Time to See a Doctor

Leg Heaviness: What Causes It? What Are the Best Treatments?
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Leg Heaviness: What Causes It? What Are the Best Treatments?

Leg Cramping Due to Varicose Veins: Best Treatment Options
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Leg Cramping Due to Varicose Veins: Best Treatment Options

Swelling Legs from Venous Insufficiency: How To Treat
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Swelling Legs from Venous Insufficiency: How To Treat

What Are the Best Treatments to Eliminate Spider Veins?
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What Are the Best Treatments to Eliminate Spider Veins?

VenaSeal Treatment for Varicose Veins: What Is the Recovery Like?
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VenaSeal Treatment for Varicose Veins: What Is the Recovery Like?

Varicose Veins: Why Doctors Recommend Laser Treatment Over Surgery
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Varicose Veins: Why Doctors Recommend Laser Treatment Over Surgery

RFA Therapy for Varicose Veins: What Are the Side Effects? 
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RFA Therapy for Varicose Veins: What Are the Side Effects? 

5 Ways to Stop Spider Veins From Spreading
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5 Ways to Stop Spider Veins From Spreading

5 Exercises to Prevent and Reduce Varicose Veins 
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5 Exercises to Prevent and Reduce Varicose Veins 

Walnut Creek Residents: How Long Can Sclerotherapy Results Last? 
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Walnut Creek Residents: How Long Can Sclerotherapy Results Last? 

Varicose Veins Treatment: FAQs About VenaSeal
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Varicose Veins Treatment: FAQs About VenaSeal

Varicose Vein Management: Tips to Start a Conservative Vein Treatment
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Varicose Vein Management: Tips to Start a Conservative Vein Treatment

Surgery VS. Laser: Which Varicose Vein Treatment Is Best for You?
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Surgery VS. Laser: Which Varicose Vein Treatment Is Best for You?

How Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy Can Help With Painful Varicose Veins
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How Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy Can Help With Painful Varicose Veins

Bulging Varicose Veins: How Ambulatory Phlebectomy Can Help
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Bulging Varicose Veins: How Ambulatory Phlebectomy Can Help

Chronic Venous Insufficiency: How a Laser Vein Treatment Can Help
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Chronic Venous Insufficiency: How a Laser Vein Treatment Can Help

Sclerotherapy Treatment for Spider Veins: How It Works
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Sclerotherapy Treatment for Spider Veins: How It Works

5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About the VenaSeal Vein Treatment
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5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About the VenaSeal Vein Treatment

How to Treat Leg Pain From Varicose Veins
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How to Treat Leg Pain From Varicose Veins

How to Prepare for Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy
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How to Prepare for Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy

Beginners Guide for Using Compression Stockings to Treat Varicose Veins
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Beginners Guide for Using Compression Stockings to Treat Varicose Veins

Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy: Recommendations for a Prompt Recovery
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Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy: Recommendations for a Prompt Recovery

Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins: 5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
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Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins: 5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Chronic Venous Insufficiency: How to Treat Swelling Legs
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Chronic Venous Insufficiency: How to Treat Swelling Legs

VenaSeal Treatment: What Happens After a Vein Is Sealed?
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VenaSeal Treatment: What Happens After a Vein Is Sealed?

Varicose Veins in Diabetics: How to Manage and Treat Them
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Varicose Veins in Diabetics: How to Manage and Treat Them

Ambulatory Phlebectomy: What to Expect From Recovery
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Ambulatory Phlebectomy: What to Expect From Recovery

VenaSeal for Varicose Veins: What to Expect During the Recovery Process
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VenaSeal for Varicose Veins: What to Expect During the Recovery Process

Varicose Veins: The Main Cause Behind Having Restless Legs
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Varicose Veins: The Main Cause Behind Having Restless Legs

Skin Rash from Varicose Veins: How to Treat and Reduce Itchiness
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Skin Rash from Varicose Veins: How to Treat and Reduce Itchiness

Laser Treatment vs. Surgery: Choosing a Varicose Veins Treatment That’s Right For You
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Laser Treatment vs. Surgery: Choosing a Varicose Veins Treatment That’s Right For You

Important Questions about Ambulatory Phlebectomy to Ask Your Doctor
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Important Questions about Ambulatory Phlebectomy to Ask Your Doctor

Blood Clots in the Legs: Do They Represent a Danger to Your Health?
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Blood Clots in the Legs: Do They Represent a Danger to Your Health?

Chronic Venous Insufficiency: How Conservative Vein Treatment Can Help
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Chronic Venous Insufficiency: How Conservative Vein Treatment Can Help

Varicose and Spider Veins: How Laser Treatment Works
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Varicose and Spider Veins: How Laser Treatment Works

Postpartum Varicose Veins: Is It Safe to Get Treatment While Breastfeeding?
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Postpartum Varicose Veins: Is It Safe to Get Treatment While Breastfeeding?

East Bay Area Residents: How Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy Works
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East Bay Area Residents: How Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy Works

Sclerotherapy VS. VenaSeal: Which Varicose Veins Treatment Is Best For You?
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Sclerotherapy VS. VenaSeal: Which Varicose Veins Treatment Is Best For You?

Brentwood Residents: Noninvasive Treatments for Spider and Varicose Veins
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Brentwood Residents: Noninvasive Treatments for Spider and Varicose Veins

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