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Bulging, ropy, and discolored, varicose veins are a sign of poor vein health. They can also negatively impact a person’s aesthetics and self esteem. If you are suffering from varicose veins you probably have many questions. One of the queries that vein experts in Hackensack hear most often is “can arteries become varicose as well…

November 29th, 2017. Hackensack, NJ. Cross County Cardiology, a Hackensack vein center, is pleased to announce the publication of a new guide to swollen legs and ankles. This guide, written by NJ vein expert Dr. Rick Pumill, is designed to educate the public about the causes and treatments of swollen legs and ankles. The vein…

How do your legs and ankles feel at the end of the day? If you’re like millions of Americans suffering from vein disease, they feel achy, tired, and uncomfortably swollen. Swelling in the legs and ankles can happen for a number of reasons and can signify many different problems. Some of these causes, such as…

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a frightening condition for a number of reasons. Chief among them is that this type of blood clot can put you at risk for pulmonary embolism, a potentially fatal condition that affects hundreds of thousands of Americans every year. The fact that DVT often does not cause any symptoms is…

In the field of vascular medicine, staying “state of the art” is an ever-changing challenge. Only a few years ago the only way to permanently remove varicose veins was a surgical procedure called vein stripping, which required hospitals, general anesthesia and surgical incisions (with their associated dangers), long recovery periods, and possible scarring. Today, varicose…

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