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What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?
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What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a disease that affects the deep veins in your body, most commonly occurring in the legs. This disease is characterized by clot formation in one or more of the deep veins leading to various symptoms and complications. The condition affects around 900,000 people annually in the US only, and statistics...

Reasons to See a Vascular Specialist
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Reasons to See a Vascular Specialist

You may be wondering if and when to see a vascular specialist for a health concern. Vascular specialists are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat vascular disease, including diseases of the arteries, veins, and lymphatic vessels. Here are common reasons why a patient may see a vascular physician. Arterial conditions  Nearly 6.5 million people in...

How to Avoid Deep Vein Thrombosis During Holiday Travel
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How to Avoid Deep Vein Thrombosis During Holiday Travel

The holiday months are here, which means many of us will travel to celebrate with friends and family. While it’s an exciting time, it’s crucial to remember that travel, specifically air travel, can cause blood clots. Also known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), blood clots pose serious risks to travels.  DVT occurs when a blood...

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