Leg Pain? It may be CVI

Aches and pains might seem like a normal feature of growing older, but persistent pain is always a matter of concern, and needs to be addressed. Leg pain, especially after prolonged periods of standing or sitting, may be a symptom of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). The veins in your legs contain valves that prevent your…

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Blood Thinners Prevent Blood Clots But Also Pose Risks

Blood thinners¬†keep clots from forming in your heart or blood vessels and can help prevent a heart attack and stroke. But because these drugs make it hard for you to stop bleeding, a minor injury can turn serious. Safety is important. Avoid contact sports and other activities where you’re likely to get hurt. Walk, swim,…

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