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No, It’s Not Your Genes: How Many of These Myths About Vein Health Did You Believe?

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There’s no doubt – we inherit a lot of traits from our parents and grandparents. How tall we are, the color and complexion of our skin, and even the way we smile are all attributable to some degree to your genetic makeup. But if you have chronic leg pain, the issue may be your circulation – and you didn’t inherit your vein problem from your parents.

Venous insufficiency – the chronically underdiagnosed condition that is responsible for so many people’s aching legs – can develop in anyone, even if it doesn’t run in their family. Who’s most likely to develop this vein problem? Anyone who spends prolonged periods standing or sitting, such as teachers, law enforcement professionals, and health care workers.

No, You’re Not Too Young To Have Vein Problems!

Lots of people think that vein issues only happen once you’re well past retirement age. Nothing could be further from the truth! 80% of the population has vein disease by the time they’re 35 years old. The severity of the vein disease varies by lifestyle and individual pain tolerance levels. For many people, vein problems result in throbbing, aching legs that can make it impossible to get a good night’s sleep.

 

No, Worrying About Your Veins Isn’t Vanity.

At the Wellness and Surgery Center, we specialize in treating circulation issues that cause real, significant pain. Swelling, restless legs do more than make a person uncomfortable: they can take a real toll on that individual’s performance and emotional state. These are not cosmetic issues. Having your vein disease treated is a meaningful way to improve your quality of life.

No, Your Doctor Didn’t Already Check You For Vein Disease

Vein disease is among the most underdiagnosed health conditions. If you haven’t had a diagnostic ultrasound focused on what is causing your chronic leg pain, it’s entirely possible that you have vein disease and didn’t know it. It’s time to bring the mystery to an end. Find out what’s causing your aching legs. You don’t have to live with the pain. A diagnostic ultrasound is absolutely non invasive and pain free. It’s a 20 minute exam that can change your entire life. Schedule yours now.

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