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Does the Covid-19 Vaccine Cause a Rare Vein Disease?

The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control recently recommended that states temporarily stop using Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine due to a very rare blood clotting disorder called Central Venous Sinus Thrombosis (CVST).  It occurred in...

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What is Phlebitis?

Phlebitis is a vein inflammation that causes pain in one’s legs and/or arms. The inflammation can occur in deep veins or superficial veins. Superficial phlebitis is when the upper layer of veins gets inflamed.  It can easily be treated by topical ointments and...

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Horse Chestnut for Veins and Vein Disease

 One of the most common questions that I am asked is whether or not herbal supplements are useful for treatment of vein diseases. Perhaps the most popular of these supplements is horse chestnut.  I thought I should address this issue in a blog post. Horse chestnut is...

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What Kind of Doctor Treats Vein Disease?

  If you have painful varicose or spider veins, you may be searching for a doctor who can help relieve your symptoms. The problem is that many doctors are unscrupulously advertising themselves as vein doctors so they can get a piece of the pie.  I just did a...

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Complications of Varicose Veins

  Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins. Varicose veins can happen anywhere in the body, but are more common in the legs. This form of vein disease can cause many health complications such as ulcers, bleeding and blood clots. Ulcers form as a result of the...

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What causes vein disease?

  Studies suggest that 55% of women and 45% of men suffer from vein disease. Many wonder what causes vein disease and how to prevent it. Below are some of the main causes of vein disease.  Standing or sitting for long periods of time can be one of the causes of...

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Are Veins Genetic?

Do you have varicose veins?  Did your mother have them?  Have you thought that these veins are a gift that your mother should have kept to herself?  In my practice, it’s extremely common for women to complain that they got their varicose veins from their mother.  Is...

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A message from Dr. Greenwald and the Vanishing Veins team

We hope you and your family are well during these difficult times. It’s important to be proactive to maintain the best leg vein health and know what to look for. You may experience heaviness, fatigue, or a toothache sensation in your leg(s). Tiredness or leg swelling...

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