Peripheral Vascular Disease FAQ

What is Peripheral Vascular Disease? Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is an umbrella term for a group of diseases that affect blood vessels outside of the heart and brain. PVD often involves narrowing of the vessels carrying blood to arms, legs, stomach or kidneys.   Are There Different Types of PVD? Yes, there are two main…

How VNUS Closure® Eliminates Varicose Veins

For many people, varicose veins are more than a cosmetic issue that affects self-confidence.  They are the patients who suffer from pain, legs that feel heavy, swollen limbs, and sometimes leg ulcers.  The VNUS Closure procedure is a minimally invasive therapy that has greatly reduced the use of vein stripping, which was for many years…

Understanding the Venefit Procedure

When you have varicose veins, you may deal with both discomfort and embarrassment. Because these veins are easily visible to others, they can be a serious cosmetic concern. They can also cause pain, tingling, cramping, swelling and other symptoms in your legs that can reduce your quality of life. Fortunately, effective treatment for this condition…

Prevention of Peripheral Vascular Disease

Prevention of Peripheral Vascular Disease Peripheral vascular disease is the most common type of arterial disease, and a major risk factor for cardiac arrest and stroke. Specialized vein treatment can be the most effective way to manage peripheral vascular disease, but you can support these efforts with healthy changes to your lifestyle. These same healthy behaviors…

Benefits of Treatment from Cardiac Specialists

The heart is one of the body’s most important organs. When it isn’t functioning properly, your quality of life diminishes dramatically. In the worst cases, heart problems can result in total disability or even death. If you are experiencing the symptoms of a heart problem, seeking treatment from cardiac specialists may be beneficial. Advantages of…