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Sick of Painful, Achy, & Swollen Legs?

Didn’t get the outcome you wanted? Come get a second opinion from the experts in venous care.  

Venous disease comes in many forms and is quite common in the US. Varicose veins, a type of venous disease, affects nearly 15% of US adults.

One of the most common symptoms of venous disease is swelling. Not only is swelling painful and

Natural Remedies to Lower Blood Pressure

Uncontrolled high blood pressure, or hypertension, is a silent killer amongst us. For many, high blood pressure symptoms are non-existent. Without treatment, high blood pressure can cause severe damage to your heart, brain and more. An astonishing 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and only about half actually

Thoughtful Tuesday

“I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”
― Albert Einstein

February is all about raising awareness around heart disease. We hope by raising awareness about the number one killer in the US, we will motivate people to learn about the signs, symptoms and prevention. Dr. Khatib recently educated some of the members

Chocolate for Your Heart

Is Chocolate Heart Healthy?

Valentine’s Day is a day for love and gifts. These gifts usually come in the form of big, heart shaped boxes of chocolate. For those with diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease or working on their heart health, this box of chocolates, although given with love, may not be the healthiest choice.

The good news is chocolate

5 Reasons Why Winter is the Best Time to Treat Varicose Veins

It’s a common misconception that varicose veins come with age or that it’s just cosmetic. Varicose veins, if left untreated, can lead to swelling, discoloration and more. If you choose to get your varicose veins treated, it may be more convenient to schedule before winter months end. Below are 5 reasons why it is more beneficial to get your

All the Ins-and-Outs of Stents

What is a Stent?

A stent is a miniature, wire-mesh cylinder that is placed permanently inside an artery to break up arterial blockage that could lead to a heart attack. Arteries can become built up with plaque and reduce blood flow causing chest pain or a heart attack. The stent is placed to open up these arteries, create sufficient blood

5 Ways to Combat Stress in the Work Place

On a daily basis people spend more time at work than at home with their families.  A survey done by The Conference Board in July 2018 found that roughly 50% of Americans report they are not satisfied in their jobs.  Half of us are sitting at work, in front a computer, counter or desk just watching the

Thoughtful Tuesday

“We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.”- Anne Frank
When you take a closer look you can see that all people are the same, we are all looking for happiness. What make you happy?

New Year; New Me, Right?

New Year; new me, right? Well maybe, for about 10% of you. According to US News, only about 80% of New Year Resolutions make it past February. Why do our resolutions not pan out? The first reason is not making reasonable goals.

You know yourself well enough to make reasonable goals. If you have never worked out before, It probably

Tips for a Heart-Healthy Holiday Season

During the holidays, many of us look forward to parties and gatherings with our loved ones. Unfortunately, all those seasonal treats can make for tighter waistbands and added pounds. Let our tips guide you into a healthier, more energetic holiday season.
1. Don’t show up to gatherings with an empty stomach
If you are going to a holiday party where lots

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