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4 Subtle Signs of Poor Circulation Dec 4th, 2023

Proper circulation is essential for carrying nutrients and oxygen to every cell. When something interferes with good circulation, your body suffers. Often, the signs of poor circulation are subtle and easily overlooked, but you can spot them if you know what to look out for.  Cardiovascular physician Majed Chane, MD,...

What to Do About a Leg Ulcer Nov 2nd, 2023

Most people have had that moment — noticing a minor skin irritation or sore and brushing it off, hoping it will heal on its own. But for people with conditions that affect vascular health, like diabetes, minor cuts can quickly turn into leg ulcers that can threaten your health. The...

Do Varicose Veins Go Away on Their Own? Oct 1st, 2023

If you've recently noticed varicose veins — those twisted blue or purple veins — on your legs, you might be wondering if they’re serious or if they'll just go away. These unsightly veins are often more than a cosmetic problem; they may be indicative of underlying vascular health concerns. At CA Heart and...

Can I Get Hypertension in My 20s? Sep 1st, 2023

It often surprises people to know that hypertension — dubbed the “silent killer” — affects people of all ages. This condition isn’t just something your parents should be concerned about. While your 20s are usually perceived as the epitome of youthful health, factors like genetics mean that young adults aren't immune to...

Life After Congestive Heart Failure Aug 1st, 2023

When you first hear the phrase “congestive heart failure,” it can trigger a sense of fear and uncertainty. But this isn't a death sentence — it's a condition that, with the right care and lifestyle changes, you can manage effectively.  Heart failure is a chronic condition that means your heart...

The Best Exercises for Heart Health Jul 1st, 2023

Living a physically active lifestyle is a key component in maintaining heart health. As the heart is a muscle, it needs regular exercise to stay strong and healthy.  Cardiovascular physician Dr. Majed Chane and our team at CA Heart and Vein Specialists in Huntington Beach, California, understand that everyone has...

Surprising Blood Pressure Facts Most People Don't Know About Jun 1st, 2023

Blood pressure, a key factor in circulatory health, is often misunderstood, with its complexity extending far beyond the digits revealed by a blood pressure cuff. Cardiovascular physician Dr. Majed Chane and the team at CA Heart and Vein Specialists strive to empower our patients through education. That's why we're shedding light on some of the surprising...

The Link Between Fiber and a Healthy Heart May 1st, 2023

Did you know that fiber is more than just the key to a happy digestive system? It turns out that fiber is also a powerful ally in maintaining a healthy heart. Unfortunately, most American adults are failing to get the recommended daily fiber intake of 21 to 25 grams for...

Help for Varicose Veins Apr 1st, 2023

Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted, and swollen veins that typically appear on your legs and feet. While they aren’t always a cause for concern, they can cause discomfort, pain, and even more serious health problems. At CA Heart and Vein Specialists, cardiovascular physician Dr. Majed Chane provides comprehensive varicose vein...

Bad Habits That Are Jeopardizing Your Veins Mar 1st, 2023

While it isn't on most people’s radar, the things you do in your everyday life can affect the health of your veins. Improving your vein health benefits your overall health and lowers your chance of vein issues like varicose veins and spider veins. If keeping your veins healthy or improving vein health...

Heart-Healthy Habits You Can Start Today Feb 1st, 2023

It’s never too early or too late to adopt heart-healthy habits. Heart disease is largely preventable, and you don’t have to make radical changes. In fact, it’s best to make practical, gradual changes that you can incorporate into your lifestyle without a lot of hassle. This way, you’re more likely...

The Facts About Cholesterol and Its Impact On Your Heart Jan 18th, 2023

Cholesterol isn’t harmful in the right amounts. In fact, cholesterol is crucial to your body. The challenge is that the body only requires a small amount of this waxy, fat-like substance, and your liver produces all of the cholesterol you need. The body has ways of getting rid of extra...

It's Not Always a Heart Attack: 4 Chest Pain Causes to Know Dec 1st, 2022

When sudden chest pain strikes, a heart attack is often the first thing that comes to mind. But, not so fast! A heart attack isn’t the only thing that causes chest pain. Some chest pain, while alarming, can have another explanation.  Cardiovascular physician Majed Chane, MD, and the team at...

What Leg Cramps and Swelling Can Tell You About Your Health Nov 1st, 2022

Leg cramps and swelling in your legs, ankles, and feet are common, particularly as you age. While it’s often nothing to worry about, it can be a warning sign of vein disease in some cases. It’s tempting to dismiss the symptoms as fatigue after a long day or as stress. However,...

4 Factors That Cause Non-Healing Foot Ulcers Oct 1st, 2022

Ulcers usually develop as a result of underlying medical conditions. Non-healing foot ulcers occur when something interferes with your body’s healing abilities, causing the skin to break down and an open wound to form.  If you develop a foot ulcer, prompt evaluation is imperative. Here at CA Heart and Vein...

3 Cardiovascular Concerns That Can Cause Shortness of Breath Sep 1st, 2022

Heart and lung issues are the most common causes of shortness of breath. When you breathe, your heart and lungs are responsible for transporting oxygen throughout your body and removing carbon dioxide.  If you’re experiencing shortness of breath, it’s wise to have your heart and lung health checked. If your primary...

Simple Ways to Improve Circulation Aug 1st, 2022

Circulation is critical to your overall health. Your body is constantly circulating fluids — your heart pumps approximately 5 quarts of blood through your body's blood vessels every minute. As your blood circulates, it delivers oxygen and nutrients to your cells and helps eliminate waste products. Here at CA Heart and...

Why Losing Weight Can Benefit Your Heart Jul 1st, 2022

The benefits of losing weight go far beyond looking good in a swimsuit. Carrying excess weight places a significant strain on nearly every system in your body, including your heart. If you’re concerned about your heart health — and everyone should be — shedding a few pounds is a simple...

How Can I Know if I Have Hypertension? Jun 1st, 2022

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is infamously known as a “silent killer” because it can damage your body for years without causing noticeable symptoms. That’s why regular blood pressure checks with a health care provider are important.  If you have complicated high blood pressure, meaning high blood pressure and another...

The Link Between Diabetes and Leg Ulcers May 1st, 2022

If you have diabetes, you know how important it is to manage your blood sugar. Controlling your carbohydrate intake is key to diabetes management, and taking special care of your legs and feet is another component of living well with diabetes. That’s because over time, diabetes increases the risk of...

3 Heart Problems That Cause Shortness of Breath Apr 1st, 2022

Shortness of breath isn’t always a cause for concern, but there are times that breathlessness signals heart trouble. When your heart is pumping away normally, it’s barely noticeable. However, the heart has ways of letting you know when something isn’t quite right. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for...

Can COVID-19 Affect the Heart? Mar 1st, 2022

COVID-19 is well known to affect the lungs, but it can also affect the heart. If you have heart disease, you may be at an increased risk for severe complications from COVID-19. How COVID-19 affects the heart is an ongoing topic among researchers, who are constantly learning more about the...

5 Warning Signs of a Leg Ulcer Feb 1st, 2022

Leg ulcers are a common problem that often form due to a lack of blood flow in the lower leg, and your risk of leg ulcers increases with age. If you have a condition that raises the risk of leg ulcers, such as diabetes, it's important to know the warning...

How to Lower Your Risk for a Heart Attack Jan 1st, 2022

While adults today are living longer, heart disease remains the No. 1 cause of death. Each year, heart disease claims the lives of more than 650,000 people in the United States, often without warning. For many people, a heart attack is the first sign of heart disease.  At CA Heart...

6 Signs of Poor Circulation Dec 1st, 2021

Each day, your cardiovascular system transports oxygenated blood, nutrients, and carbon dioxide to and from cells throughout your body to keep you healthy. A strong circulatory system is vital to your overall health, yet it’s easy to overlook the warning signs when poor circulation strikes.  At CA Heart and Vein...

Is Your Diet Raising Your Blood Pressure? Nov 1st, 2021

In many cases, the cause of high blood pressure is unknown. However, it is known that the foods that you eat play a role in regulating blood pressure. Regularly consuming certain foods can contribute to hypertension. Fortunately, you can modify your risk  — you have the power to make choices...

When to Consider Treatment for Varicose Veins Oct 1st, 2021

There's no question: Varicose veins are unsightly. Their twisted, bulging, and discolored appearance can make you feel embarrassed to show your legs. While varicose veins aren't always dangerous, they are a sign of venous insufficiency. This means the valves in the veins in your legs aren't functioning efficiently. A vein...

What Causes Peripheral Artery Disease? Sep 5th, 2021

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a circulation disorder that tends to develop gradually. In PAD, your peripheral blood vessels narrow, reducing blood supply to your legs, ankles, and feet. Painful muscle cramps in the lower extremities when walking or exercising are the main symptom of PAD. Cardiovascular physician Majed Chane,...

The Link Between Shingles and Chest Pain Aug 2nd, 2021

Chickenpox is a normally harmless infection that occurs in childhood and resolves within about 10 days. However, the virus that causes chickenpox (varicella zoster) remains in the body long-term, in a dormant state. Sometimes the virus reactivates later in life, causing an infection known as shingles. While shingles is characterized...

Who Is a Candidate for Microphlebectomy? Jul 21st, 2021

Varicose veins are not only a cosmetic nuisance that can impact your self-image and how you feel about your legs, but also a warning sign about your vascular health. These unsightly twisted veins appear when the one-way valves that keep blood flowing toward your heart don’t work properly. If you’re...

How Should I Prepare for my Treadmill Stress Test? Jun 14th, 2021

An exercise stress test, which uses a treadmill to get you moving, is one way doctors check the health of your heart and arteries. Your health care provider may recommend a stress test if you have symptoms such as chest pain or if you’re at an elevated risk for coronary...

Complications of Poor Circulation May 10th, 2021

Blood circulates oxygen and nutrients to every part of your body so your organs and systems can function properly. It also carries important hormones and antibodies to fight infection. Poor circulation prevents enough blood from reaching your tissues, which can cause complications. Board-certified cardiovascular physician Majed Chane, MD, and the...

Recognizing the Signs of Congestive Heart Failure Apr 1st, 2021

The earliest signs of congestive heart failure are often subtle and easy to dismiss as simply part of getting older. While it’s true that the body slows with age and some degree of vitality loss comes with it, symptoms such as fatigue and breathlessness may also be signs that your...

I Want to Get Rid of My Varicose Veins. Can You Help? Mar 3rd, 2021

Varicose veins are large, twisting, rope-like veins that most commonly develop in the legs. Because of their unsightly appearance, it’s understandable to want a solution. But there’s another reason to treat varicose veins: They’re a sign that the vein valves in your legs aren’t functioning as well as they should....

Understanding Vascular Causes of Leg Swelling and Pain Feb 3rd, 2021

Leg swelling and pain affect millions of Americans, and peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is one of the primary causes. This progressive circulation disorder tends to worsen over time. With the appropriate care, people living with PVD can lead full, healthy lives. If you have symptoms of PVD, such as leg...

The Importance of Treating Your Hypertension Jan 1st, 2021

More than 100 million adults in the United States have high blood pressure, and only about half are receiving appropriate treatment to keep it under control. While hypertension doesn’t cause obvious symptoms, it’s dangerous when left untreated. Hypertension is commonly referred to as a “silent killer” because it quietly damages...

When Should I Seek Medical Attention for Chest Pain? Dec 1st, 2020

Cardiovascular conditions affect more adults in the United States than any other disease. Your primary care provider is equipped to help you manage risk factors of heart disease, but sometimes you need more specialized care. Chest pain is a common occurrence, and in some cases, it doesn’t warrant urgent concern....

The Link Between Heart Problems and Shortness of Breath Nov 11th, 2020

Shortness of breath is a symptom with many potential causes, so an accurate diagnosis is key to effective treatment. Heart and lung problems are often the first areas to evaluate when investigating shortness of breath. Many heart issues result in shortness of breath, which may come on suddenly or develop...

4 Treatments for Varicose Veins Oct 19th, 2020

Chronic venous insufficiency is the vein disease behind unsightly varicose veins. These twisted, bulging, rope-like veins commonly appear on the legs and can cause you to feel self-conscious about their appearance. And varicose veins are more than an aesthetic concern. Left untreated, your condition can lead to complications such as...

Do You Have These Five Symptoms of Poor Circulation? Sep 21st, 2020

Millions of Americans have symptoms of poor circulation, and many don’t realize there’s a problem. Poor circulation most commonly occurs in your extremities when you have inadequate blood flow, and vein disease is often the culprit. If you notice your limbs feel heavy, tingly, or restless, you may have poor...

5 Signs of Coronary Artery Disease Aug 16th, 2020

Did you know that a heart attack is often the first sign of disease? Heart disease is largely silent, in that most people with coronary artery disease feel fine. Symptoms may not emerge until a major cardiac event occurs. If your coronary arteries are severely blocked, however, you may experience...

How Stress Affects Your Heart Health Jul 16th, 2020

Stress is often a part of daily life, and not all stress is bad, but living under a cloud of excessive stress is harmful to your well-being and bad news for your heart. The way stress affects you can have very real consequences for your heart health. Everyone experiences and...

Can Varicose Veins Be Prevented? Jun 16th, 2020

There’s no surefire way to prevent varicose veins. But there are things you can do to lower your chances of developing these bulging, twisted, rope-like veins. If you currently have varicose veins, treatments are available to reduce their appearance and reduce your risk of developing new ones. Board-certified cardiovascular physician...

Understanding Chest Pain May 21st, 2020

Experiencing sudden or unexplained chest pain can cause fear and anxiety. Your first thought may be that you’re having a heart attack. While chest pain is an established symptom of a heart attack, there are several other reasons for chest pain. The most common causes of chest pain aren’t life-threatening....

Family History of Heart Disease? Here's What You Should Know Apr 17th, 2020

If you have a family history of heart disease, it’s wise to learn how genetics influence heart disease and find out what you can do to protect your heart. Each year in the United States, heart disease causes close to 650,000 deaths. Heart disease is the leading cause of death...

Best Exercises for Circulatory Health Mar 13th, 2020

With more than 647,000 Americans dying of heart disease each year, heart health is a top priority for American adults. Heart disease remains the leading cause of death, prompting health care providers like the team at CA Heart and Vein Specialists to raise awareness about what you can do to...

When Leg Cramps and Swelling Are Cause for Concern Feb 7th, 2020

Leg cramps and swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet are common, especially as you get older. Most of the time, puffy legs have a harmless explanation; in other cases, it can signal circulatory problems. If you’ve noticed swollen and crampy legs, it’s best to avoid jumping to conclusions. If...

Leg Ulcers: What to Look For Jan 1st, 2020

A leg ulcer is an open sore that’s slow to heal. A minor injury or excess pressure against the skin can cause the skin to break. Under normal circumstances, people with such an injury heal without much fuss. However, people prone to leg ulcers have an underlying condition that impacts...

Is High Blood Pressure Inevitable as I Age? Dec 2nd, 2019

Heart disease kills more adults in America than any other chronic condition, and high blood pressure is a major contributor. While it’s true that age is a risk factor for high blood pressure, it’s important to know that heart disease and risk factors like high blood pressure are largely preventable....

BEMER Treatment: A Magnetic Bed Ready to Cure Pains and Ailments Nov 11th, 2019

BEMER Treatment has become one of the prominent options to cure pains and ailments. Many positive results have been witnessed that established the success of BEMER therapy. BEMER treatment is necessary for both humans & animals. BEMER Treatment is becoming stronger and convincing on each passing day. More and more...

Answers to the Frequently Asked Questions About External Counter Pulsation Therapy Orange County Nov 11th, 2019

External Counter Pulsation Therapy is a non-invasive procedure to reduce the symptoms of angina pectoris. The process helps stimulate the growth of new blood vessels in the areas of the heart, which may lack blood flow. It also supports in improving the flow of existing blood vessels. Patients with severe...

Are You Experiencing Shortness Of Breath? Do Not Ignore! Nov 11th, 2019

Breathlessness may occur for a number of reasons. Do not take shortness of breath for granted. This blog talks about the condition, symptoms of breathlessness and a few easy breathing exercises to manage breathlessness. ‘Dyspnea’ commonly known as breathlessness is a medical concern. You may feel puffed, winded and in...

Make an Effort to Prevent Heart Disease with 7 Simple Tips! Nov 11th, 2019

Figures cannot lie. According to recent statistical data –   23.5% of deaths in the United States are caused by heart disease. 26.6 million US adults are diagnosed with heart disease. WHO says heart disease is the leading cause of death in the UK, USA, Canada and Australia.    ...

The Complete Guide to Physical Activity for Optimal Heart Health Nov 11th, 2019

Exercising regularly stands as the key strategy in keeping your heart healthy. Yes, your heart is a muscle and like any other muscle of your body your heart also needs the daily dose of exercise to stay in shape. When it’s exercised, the heart pumps more oxygenated blood through the...

A Closer Look at the Vein Ablation Treatment Nov 11th, 2019

Vein ablation treatment is minimally invasive. Once the vein is numbed by the doctors, a thin fiber is inserted into the vein with the help of ultrasound guidance. Once this step is completed, thermal energy is delivered via the fiber insert. The heat that is produced helps in ablating the...

Varicose Veins Signs, Symptoms, Treatments and Much More Nov 11th, 2019

Once our leg muscle pump the blood out of our deep vein, the superficial veins collect more blood from our skin and tissues and move it into our deep veins. The leg muscles then continue to pump this blood up to the heart. Although this system works pretty well in...

Varicose Vein Treatment – The Myth and the Facts Nov 11th, 2019

Varicose vein surgery is performed under general anesthesia. It is also important to mention that the operation varies a little from case to case as it to a great extent depends on where the leaky valves are. Yes; varicose vein treatment in Huntington Beach is typically considered as outpatient procedures...

Varicose Veins During Pregnancy – What You Should Know Nov 11th, 2019

Medically speaking; arteries carry oxygenated blood away from your heart towards extremities of your body. On the other hand; the capillaries are the small vessels, which enable the exchange of nutrients and oxygen with the rest of your body. The veins are the vessels that help in carrying the blood...

Varicose Vein Surgery and Treatment – Answers to the Crucial Questions Nov 11th, 2019

Several varicose vein treatments and surgical procedures are available for relieving the varicose veins, however not everyone with varicose veins is always an ideal candidate for surgery. Let us drive to the point straightway – varicose veins are pretty much easy to identify. It can be cosmetic embarrassment for many...

Radiofrequency Ablation for Varicose Veins Nov 11th, 2019

If you are suffering from varicose veins and wondering whether the radiofrequency ablation treatment would work for you, then an understanding of this procedure would help you decide the best for you. Nowadays, many people are opting for radiofrequency ablation for varicose veins. Radiofrequency is generally advised to people who...

How Are Varicose Veins Treated Through Surgical Methods Nov 11th, 2019

Varicose veins or varicosities is a common condition in elderly people. It can also be seen in pregnant women, obese people, and in men whose work compels them to stand for prolonged hours. This condition is a result of weak or non-functional vein valve, which fails to prevent the blood...

Laser Ablation Varicose Veins Treatment – An Overview Nov 11th, 2019

Are you facing social embarrassment with the swollen bluish veins that have appeared on the legs? Nowadays, the most preferred treatment method is the laser ablation. Endovenous laser ablation varicose veins treatment is also known under different names as ELVes, VeinSeal, and EVLT, depending on the different manufacturers of laser. However, all...

Things to Know About Thread Veins on Legs Treatment Nov 11th, 2019

Summer brings a lot of opportunity to put on beautiful dresses, shorts, and skirts. However, some people are filled with dread with the thought of shedding the trousers and showing the legs, where bluish-pinkish, swollen veins appear.  However, this condition of thread veins on legs can be treated with modern technology and...

FAQs about Vein Ablation in Legs Nov 11th, 2019

Almost 40 percent of the senior United States population is affected by vein ablation condition. Some veins appear superficially on the skin of the legs and thighs as abnormally swollen, elongated, twisted, bluish-purple colored threads. With time, these veins bulge and rise above the surface of the skin. These are...

Untreated Pain in Varicose Veins Leads to Complexity Nov 11th, 2019

Are you suffering from painful, tingling, tense legs, especially when you keep standing or sitting for long hours? Do you find bluish, purplish colored veins bulging all over your lower legs? Do your legs feel heavy and tired, especially at night, accompanied by a hardening of skin and itching? If...

Methods of Removing Varicose Veins Nov 11th, 2019

A huge percentage of women above 40 years suffer from a condition called varicose veins. In this condition, veins, especially on the lower legs appear swollen with bluish or purplish in color. These veins are also known as spider veins. This condition develops more likely in women than men, because...

3 Natural Remedies for Vein Treatment California Nov 11th, 2019

Are you having pain or numbness in the lower part of your leg due to prolonged standing or sitting working hours? Do you have the tendency to ignore the pain thinking that spider veins or varicose veins are a woman’s problem? Nearly 43.37% of men in the United States aged...

An Overview of Vein Ablation Complications Nov 11th, 2019

The varicose veins condition can be distressing and disfiguring equally for both men and women, though it is more prevalent in the women. This condition happens when the valves in the veins in the ankles, feet, and lower part of the legs weaken or die, thus pushing the blood from...

Specialized Spider Vein Treatment California Nov 11th, 2019

Have you recently felt tired and less energetic? Are your legs itching and the ankles becoming swollen? Then you could be having the early symptoms of varicose veins. These swollen veins in purplish or bluish colors spread around the lower part of the body, on the legs, and have an...

Things to Know Before Going for Vein Treatment in California Nov 11th, 2019

How do you feel when your friends make plans for a pool party and you refrain yourself from joining just because of the scrawling veins on the legs? For how long have you seen these bluish and pinkish thick veins spread just beneath your skin? Do you feel numbness or...

Busting the Myth – Spider Vein Treatment in California can be Dangerous Nov 11th, 2019

Spider veins – a condition that got its name from the web-like appearance of thin veins sprawled across the surface of the skin. These thin reddish or bluish veins appear on the facial skin, specifically on the cheek and nose areas, and also occur on hands, legs, breasts (during or...

Radiofrequency Ablation for Picture Perfect Legs to Celebrate this Women’s Day Nov 11th, 2019

As the summer is just knocking at the door and your women friends must be gearing up to have a gala party to celebrate this Women’s Day, you also must be keen to show your picture perfect legs in skirts and shorts, so what is keeping you away? Are you...

Finding the Best Cardiologists in Orange County Nov 11th, 2019

Are you looking for the best cardiologist in Orange County? Do you know how to find the best cardiac specialist in Orange County? When the need for such a cardiologist rises, it is very tempting to call the medical emergency hotline or to quickly leaf through the Local Yellow Page,...

Types of Varicose Veins Treatment Options Nov 11th, 2019

Varicosities, varicose or varicose veins are a medical condition where the veins become dilated, enlarged and overfilled with blood. They can be of bluish-purple or red in color. This medical condition is mostly found in the women. But it does not mean that men do not experience varicose veins. People...

How Long Airplane Trips Can Cause Deep Vein Clots in Your Legs Nov 1st, 2019

People who take long plane trips or fly frequently are at an increased risk for life-threatening blood clots. Sitting and remaining immobile for prolonged periods is a major risk factor for deep vein thrombosis, a condition that occurs when blood clots form in the deep veins within the body, often...

Your Thyroid Might Be Causing Congestive Heart Failure Oct 1st, 2019

Your thyroid is a small but mighty gland at the base of your throat that produces important hormones that act on nearly every cell in your body. The thyroid is most well known for its primary function, which is to regulate metabolism and protein synthesis. Did you know that the...

What’s Causing Your Shortness of Breath? Sep 11th, 2019

Shortness of breath can be a scary symptom. Like pain, it can indicate various underlying issues; in many cases, shortness of breath is a symptom of a heart or lung condition. Your heart and lungs are tasked with the job of transporting oxygen throughout the body. A problem with this...

What Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease Aug 9th, 2019

Despite advances in medicine, heart disease remains the No. 1 cause of death among adults in the United States. Men and women are both at risk for heart disease, yet there are some differences in symptoms and risk factors that women face. At CA Heart and Vein Specialists, we know...

The Dangers of Poor Blood Circulation Jun 30th, 2019

Various conditions can cause poor circulation, including peripheral artery disease, blood clots, coronary artery disease, and diabetes. Poor circulation most commonly affects your extremities, such as your arms and legs. Lack of good circulation isn’t a condition on its own; rather, it’s a symptom of an underlying condition. Treating circulatory...

What Can I Do About My Varicose Veins? May 31st, 2019

While there’s no surefire way to prevent varicose veins, you can do something about it when these unsightly, twisted, bulging, discolored veins appear. If you have varicose veins, you’re not alone — over 40 million people in the United States are living with these rope-like veins, most often appearing on...

The Link Between Stress and Hypertension May 2nd, 2019

Known as a silent killer, high blood pressure can quietly damage your body without causing noticeable symptoms for years, even decades. Sometimes, the first symptom is a heart attack or stroke. It’s estimated that more than 100 million Americans have hypertension, according to data from the American Heart Association. Many...

3 Helpful Tips for Reducing Your Risk of Developing Circulatory Issues Apr 1st, 2019

Peripheral artery disease, coronary artery disease, and atherosclerosis are three of the most common circulatory issues Americans face today. Circulatory disorders place a significant burden on your health. With heart disease remaining the No. 1 cause of death among adults in the United States, it’s wise to find ways to...

Why You Should Never Ignore Chest Pain, Even if You Think It’s Nothing Mar 13th, 2019

It’s not easy to tell whether chest pain is harmless or life-threatening. Each year, close to 800,000 American adults suffer a heart attack — and in many cases, it’s preventable. If you’ve ever felt a sudden pain in your chest and were convinced it was a heart attack only to...

Don’t Mistake Symptoms of Heart Failure for Normal Signs of Aging Feb 13th, 2019

February is National Heart Month, and the week of Valentine’s Day is National Heart Failure Awareness Week, so it’s a better time than ever to become familiar with the warning signs of heart failure. Nearly 6 million American adults have heart failure, also called congestive heart failure. The risk increases...

5 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medication Jan 22nd, 2019

The American Heart Association reports that as many as 100 million Americans have high blood pressure, putting them at risk for heart attack and stroke. Also called hypertension, this condition occurs when the force pushing against your artery walls is too great. Most people experience no symptoms, and many are...

How Pregnancy Affects Your Heart Dec 18th, 2018

It’s no surprise that pregnancy results in tremendous changes for your body, not only for your reproductive system, but also for every other supporting role in bringing you and your baby through the nine-month process. When it comes to your heart and circulatory system, pregnancy adds stresses that may cause...

Is Your Chest Pain a Heart Attack or Something Else? Nov 29th, 2018

Nearly 800,000 people have a heart attack in the United States each year, and in most cases, it’s preventable. A heart attack occurs when blood flow to your heart is interrupted, starving the heart muscle of oxygen. While chest discomfort is a classic heart attack symptom, having chest pain doesn’t...

5 Things You Can Do to Alleviate Pain and Improve Leg Circulation Oct 26th, 2018

There are a number of conditions that can lead to poor circulation in your legs. The most appropriate treatment depends in part on why your blood isn’t circulating properly. However, there are a few universal approaches you can take to help improve your circulation. Quit smoking There are plenty of...

The Guidelines for What is Considered High Blood Pressure Have Been Tightened: Where Do You Stand? Sep 12th, 2018

Did you know that the guidelines for high blood pressure have changed? If you haven’t heard the details, it’s essential that you learn the new guidelines, because your level of risk may have increased. In fact, it’s estimated that almost half of the United States population will have high blood...

Learn About VenaSeal™: The New Non-Surgical Treatment for Varicose Veins Aug 21st, 2018

Varicose veins are more than a cosmetic issue. These bulging, twisting veins that are visible just below the surface of your skin can cause physical symptoms. Many people can attest to the throbbing, aching, and heaviness in their legs that accompany varicose veins.If left untreated, varicose veins can lead to...

How to Deal with Heart Attacks: A Complete Guide Aug 7th, 2018

Every year, millions of Americans experience heart attacks or myocardial infarction. The heart attack causes a permanent damage to the heart muscle. Myocardial infarction refers to the damage to heart muscles where myo refers to muscles, cardial means heart and infarction refers to the death of tissue in your heart...

How Varicose Veins Can Influence Leg Cramps Aug 7th, 2018

Experiencing a leg cramp once in a while is not a matter to worry, but if you often experience the same, you might have varicose veins. Most people think that the long bulging and twisted veins in the calves or thighs are the varicose veins. But the varicose veins are...

How to Deal with the Evil Spider Veins Aug 7th, 2018

Most of us think that varicose veins are women’s problem. But this is not true. Though varicose veins and spider veins are more common in the women, both men and women can develop this condition. In fact, according to a study of the Department of Health and Human Science, around...

EECP: An Innovative Alternative for Bypass Surgery Aug 7th, 2018

In order to treat the blockage of the coronary artery, the doctors generally prescribe medicines, angioplasty or bypass surgery. These treatment options are quite effective but they can be a problem when a chest pain is concerned. Drugs and other invasive procedures are not always effective. The problem becomes more...

Do You Have Varicose Veins? Make Sure You Are Not Ignoring Them Aug 7th, 2018

Are you still wearing full pants in this summer instead of your favorite shorts? Then, the reason might be you are not confident enough to disclose your varicose veins in public. If this is the reason, then let me tell you varicose veins are not a condition to hide, instead,...

Say Good Bye to Varicose Veins in a Natural Way Jul 5th, 2018

We understand those blue and red twisted veins in your leg do not give you any pleasure. In fact, it is the reason for irritation, and sometimes, they can be a painful experience for people. This can happen due to poor blood flow and abnormal blood circulation. These veins are...

What to Do In Case of More Severe Varicose Veins? Jun 26th, 2018

Having varicose veins is always irritating. When it becomes more severe, the irritation can develop into unbearable pain. However, if people treat the condition at the initial stage, it would not become a serious issue. Unfortunately, some myths are still believed which fasten this medical condition to be more severe....

The Glue Procedure is Becoming Popular for Its Effectiveness Jun 19th, 2018

The glue procedure has brought a revolution in the treatment of varicose veins. It is affordable and has multiple benefits. In this procedure, a medical glue is used to seal the damaged vessels permanently. This glue treatment is completely safe and secure. Before learning more about this treatment procedure, let...

Signs That Tell it’s Time to Visit a Vein Specialist May 22nd, 2018

When someone gets the knotted, bulging, thick veins all across the legs or hands, which are quite visible through the surface of the skin, then not only it gives a cosmetic concern but proves to be quite painful as well. Individuals with this venous condition do not remove them only...

Experiencing Varicose Veins? Get the Treatment Now May 14th, 2018

The veins in our body carry deoxygenated blood from different tissues to the heart. Sometimes, these veins get enlarged and overfilled with blood. This condition is known as varicose veins. Though any part of your body can be affected by varicose veins, the legs and the feet are the most...

An Insight into Spider Vein, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Mar 28th, 2018

Many individuals in the United States suffer from social embarrassment with thin or thick bulging veins sprawled across the legs, hands, and other areas. Instead of feeling embarrassed and socially shy, you need to know what the probable causes of this condition are and which solution would be the best...

Finding the Right Doctor for Vein Treatment in Orange County Mar 9th, 2018

Being a resident of Orange County, you should know that reviews propose no less than three out of ten individuals here have experienced varicose veins condition. Most people here don’t have a fundamental infection and these conditions may happen for no conspicuous reason. By and large, the condition does not...

Opting for Vein Ablation Treatment Orange County Jan 31st, 2018

Varicose veins are common nowadays in many aged men and women in Orange County. Sometimes, individuals affected with varicose veins condition do not even realize unless the situation becomes too grave. In most of the cases, these enlarged veins are in red, blue or flesh colored and look like twisted...

Varicose Veins Treatment in Huntington Beach for Spider Veins Jan 17th, 2018

Have you been facing social embarrassment to wear short denim or a swimming suit just because some blue and pink bulging veins are seen scrawling all over your legs? This condition of varicose veins got its name as they form a web-like appearance beneath the surface of the skin. These...

Spider Vein Treatment in Huntington Beach Jan 15th, 2018

Are you one of those people who suffer from purple or red blood vessels scrawling all across the legs? These dilated blood capillaries are commonly known as spider veins, a condition which is caused due to various factors like advancing age, overweight, hormonal changes (due to puberty, pregnancy, and menopause),...

Vein Ablation Complications Orange County Dec 19th, 2017

The treatment for varicose veins is also known as EVLT or endovenous ablation, where laser energy or radiofrequency is used to cauterize and close the affected varicose veins on the legs. Though most individuals opt for varicosities treatment because of cosmetic purposes, but you should consult the doctor and immediately...

Options for Varicose Vein Treatment Orange County Oct 12th, 2017

Are you suffering from pain in the legs? Do you see swollen pinkish bluish veins appearing on the lower legs? Do you feel numbness in the legs while standing or sitting for long hours? If answers to all these questions are “yes”, then you must be suffering from varicose veins...

Pulmonary Embolism – More Than a Clot in the Lung Jun 29th, 2016

Pulmonary Embolism has become almost a household problem across the world. This fatal disease has taken many lives in USA. This article has divulged the basic questions and issues pertaining to pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary embolism, a common & dangerous disease, has become a menace in today’s time. In US alone,...

Heart or Brain – Which One Is More Important or Which One Can You Live Without May 30th, 2016

Heart or Brain! Which one is more important for a human being to live? An age-old question which has the knack of popping up every now and then! The relevancy of this question still exists beyond all doubts and concerns. Be it a serious discussion between a cardiologist and a...

Spider Veins Most Popular Myths Busted Apr 28th, 2016

Spider veins are generally found on the legs, feet, thighs, and very rarely sometimes on face. It is a thin purple, red or blue color branching or web like pattern or networks of blood vessels that appear on these area. Usually it is harmless but sometimes it can itch, burn...

BEMER Treatment: What Everyone Should Know Mar 20th, 2016

The breakthrough device that deals with pulsed electromagnetic field therapy for various ailments is here! Read more on why you should give it a try today. B.E.M.E.R refers to – Bio: Electro: Magnetic: Energy: Regulation. It is a proven, well-researched and invariably useful pulsed electromagnetic field therapy (PEMFT) with verified...

Valentine’s Day: Research Reveals How Chocolates Protect You from Heart Stroke Feb 11th, 2016

Valentine’s Day is around the corner! Are you hunting out to please your loved ones with expensive gifts? Wait! Are chocolates being cancelled from your checklist just because of its health effects? Don’t worry! Surprise your dear ones by gifting them chocolates and tell what new researches have to say...

Belly Laugh Day: Laugh to Make Your Heart Live Long Jan 20th, 2016

Laughter is as good as a well-defined health chart and regular exercise for heart patients. However, there are some cardiologist recommended dos and don’ts which you must adhere to! Celebrate this Belly Laugh Day by bringing a little SMILE to each and everyone’s face When it comes to heart health,...

A Few Things You Should Know About Spider And Varicose Veins Dec 24th, 2015

With spring kicking in and summer not far behind, majority of women want their legs to look picture perfect when putting on shorts and skirts. Women may not have a couple of hairs around the knees which they may not like but what are even worse are ugly veins on...

Endovascular Intervention or Arteriosclerosis; Whats It Going To Be Nov 16th, 2015

Angioplasty and putting stent on blood vessels is what endovascular intervention is all about. It is an alternative to arteriosclerosis which has the propensity of being a common condition that affects arteries on the periphery along with coronary arteries. A team of radiologists, cardiologists and vascular surgeons intervene and perform...

Common Yet Essential Cardiac Treatments Oct 29th, 2015

There is a gamut of cardiovascular services that heart specialists provide and each one of them has a definite purpose of alleviating the suffering of a heart patient. The specialized services that cardiologists typically offer are many. Each heart patient could be suffering from a specific heart ailment and therefore...

Top Four Veggies That Keep Your Heart Healthy Sep 21st, 2015

A well-balanced diet can keep you healthy and heart diseases at bay. Approximately 600,000 Americans die of various heart ailments every year making it the leading cause behind the loss of life. Being young does not help since half of the population between 18 and 24 years suffer from at...

How And Why Patients Need Angioplasty Aug 18th, 2015

Angioplasty is one of the most prevalent methods for treating patients with a blocked or narrow coronary artery. Wondering why or how you get a blocked artery? It gets blocked mainly due to plaque build-up. How Does The Artery Get Blocked? Many people have cholesterol plaques developing in their arteries...

Let vein ablation Treatment in Huntington Beach cure your varicose veins Jul 20th, 2015

Diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins has become easy owing to the use of ultrasounds which can track the flow of blood through the veins.The machine uses ultrasound images to visualize the flow of blood and thevein. It plots the points where the blood goes into refluxand find out the...

Get Freedom from Angina with External Counter Pulsation Therapy in Orange County Jun 29th, 2015

Chest pains or angina can be a cause of concern requiring immediate attention and the best cardiac specialists. The treatments are varied including bypass surgery, angioplasty, External Counter Pulsation Therapy or EECP and more other than the use of medicines. However, the application of each depends on the unique conditions...

Varicose Veins – Their Appearance, Symptoms & Treatment Jun 4th, 2015

Read this post to learn about unhealthy varicose veins, their appearance, symptoms and treatment options. Sometimes, unsightly, swollen and unhealthy veins may manifest themselves on the surface of your skin. They are blue or purple in color and have the appearance like those of bulged, twisted cords. These are popularly...

Spider Veins – Risk Factors & Common Symptoms Apr 24th, 2015

Spider veins, though not a serious health condition, but has certain risk factors and painful symptoms. Read this article to know more about it. Spider veins are akin to varicose veins, but are smaller in appearance and nearer to the surface of your skin. They are red or bluish in...

What are Spider Veins & Treatment Options for the Condition? Mar 27th, 2015

This post throws light on spider veins, causes, who are more to get them, and the treatment options. Are you worried because little, dilated, and spider-like veins are developing near the surface of your skin? You also find several, tiny fine lines emerging from a central point. Well, there is...

4 Stress Tests Cardiologists Recommend to Detect Heart Disease Jan 23rd, 2015

The advancement of technology has given the medical field some highly developed diagnostic tools for stress testing to detect the occurrence and seriousness of cardiovascular ailments. Stress testing is also recommended for patients who had restorative procedures such as bypass grafting or stenting to understand how a repaired heart is...

What to Do If You Have Varicose Veins Due to Long Prolonged Standing? Dec 26th, 2014

People who stand for a long time develop varicose veins. Your doctor should be consulted if you experience the symptoms and opt for appropriate treatment. The veins in your legs may look unsightly and manifest as knobbly lumps and lines. This condition is not developed by everyone but those who...

External Counter Pulsation: Purpose, Preparation, Procedure & Lifestyle Changes Dec 18th, 2014

External counter pulsation is for patients suffering from chest pain or angina. The treatment has 80 percent success rate and effective if you are not comfortable with invasive and complicated surgeries.   People with heart problems opt for modern external counter pulsation (ECP) which is a noninvasive procedure that helps...

How Advanced External Counter Pulsation Therapy is a Better Alternative to Invasive Procedures? Nov 26th, 2014

External counter pulsation therapy is an alternative to invasive angioplasty and bypass surgery. This procedure is not only safe but also doesn’t require patient hospitalization, and is cost-effective.  When all options for the treatment of angina, chest pain and heart problems fail, advanced External Counter Pulsation (ECP) therapy is a...