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As a Cross County Cardiology vein specialist, I often encounter patients whose varicose veins have gotten so bad that they can barely walk. They have chronically swollen legs and ankles, have stopped exercising and doing things they enjoy like playing sports or dancing, and instead sit around much of the time saying “My legs hurt.”…

When it comes to clarifying the facts about vein disease treatment in NJ, it can be hard to know what’s actually true from all the gossip out there. Following unsound advice can sometimes be harmful to your health, so it’s important to get all your information on vein treatment from trusted vein care specialists in…

July 26th, 2018. Secaucus, NJ. Cross County Cardiology’s circulation doctors have published a new article discussing the respective risks of peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, and common forms of vein disease. According to the Secaucus-based center, all of these vascular diseases pose serious dangers, and should be treated. The directors of Cross County Cardiology say,…

As circulation doctors, we know that arterial disease and vein disease are part of the same branch of medicine, known as vascular disease, which is defined as any condition that affects and impairs the circulatory system. Your arteries and your veins have different purposes within this system. Arteries carry oxygen- and nutrient-rich blood from the…

Vein disease occurs as the result of many different factors. Some, like gender (women are more likely to have vein disease than men), age (men and women over the age of 50 are at higher risk than those under that age), and genetics (you are more likely to have vein disease if your parents or…

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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