Compression Therapy and How It Can Benefit Those with Vein Issues

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 10, 2019

If you live with venous insufficiency or varicose veins you may experience a decrease in active lifestyle due to pain and uncomfortability. These conditions can cause a myriad of symptoms that make your legs an unwanted focus. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: Redness Swelling (edema) Itching Restless Leg Syndrome Visible veins that

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) – A Deadly Silent Killer

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 7, 2019

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk for acutely ill medical patients is highest in the first 30 days, starting with hospital admission. VTE is a blood clot that starts in the vein. There are two classifications. 1. DVT – Deep Vein Thrombosis and 2. PE – Pulmonary embolism. VTE is known as a silent killer because the

Could it be May Thurner Syndrome?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 26, 2018

This little-known syndrome hasn’t gotten much press so many have still never heard of it. With the overwhelming popularity of the internet now available in nearly every home we all have access to sites like Web M.D. and other medical self-diagnostic tools. The problem is that when you enter your symptoms it often times brings

Varicose Veins and Running

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 12, 2017

Are you a jogger or a runner and have started to notice your legs don’t feel quite right? Do you experience leg pain, swelling, a feeling of heavy legs, numbness, itching, or even notice veins starting to become visible? This isn’t unusual and you aren’t alone. While running isn’t a major cause of vein issues

Deep Vein Thrombosis – Know the Signs

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 21, 2017

DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) is the medical terminology which translates to telling you that you have a blood clot. Blood clots always require medical attention as soon as possible because depending on the location of the clot it can be life-threatening if it breaks free in its still solid form. Recognizing a clot You may

Hot Tips for Leg Health!

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 13, 2017

Everyone wants beautiful healthy legs. It is pretty much a given in youth, but as you age life takes a toll on our bodies – legs included. Lifestyle has a lot to do with how well your legs will fair. Let’s take a look at a few things you can do to be proactive in

Sclerotherapy – Do you need to worry about blood clots?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 21, 2017

Sclerotherapy destroys and breaks down abnormal and damaged veins which are no longer able to function properly and support the body. The solution irritates the lining of the blood vessel, causing it to collapse and stick together and the blood to clot. Blood can become trapped in segments of these non-working veins.   The question

Do you suffer with undiagnosed leg pain?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 19, 2017

It’s normal to have an ache or pain every now and then, after all, we are all only human. It’s when aches or pains will not go away and become reoccurring or chronic that these symptoms may lead you to discover an underlying problem.   Could your leg symptoms be a vein issue?   If

Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 19, 2017

As we age, we start to notice more problems with circulation and the long-term effects of gravity. Varicose veins are enlarged and often twisted veins that are a result of swelling of the vein due to reduced blood flow. There are tons of different reasons that people develop varicose veins and this is one of

What is a microphlebectomy?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 14, 2017

If you are dealing with varicose veins, your Vein Specialist may suggest as a treatment option that you undergo a microphlebectomy. A micophlebectomy is a minimally invasive surgery which deals with the removal of a large or medium-sized varicose vein through tiny incisions about the size of a poke from a sharp pencil. The access