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Don't Have a Stroke: How to Prevent this Disabling Event from Happening to You.
Most people have seen the damaging effects of stroke — droopy facial muscles, muscular spasms, difficulty walking, speech and language problems, and challenges eating and swallowing.
What You Need to Know About Varicose Veins and Blood Clots
Gnarled, twisted veins slow blood flow and can cause it to clot. Look for these subtle signs to see whether a blood clot is superficial or something far more serious.
Sleep Better Knowing Your Nighttime Leg Pain is Gone
You don't want anything to disrupt your sleep — especially not leg pain. Try these tips to eliminate aching legs from varicose veins and sleep soundly all night.
How to Deal With Varicose Veins During and After Your Pregnancy
Carrying a child brings many changes, including varicose veins in some unexpected places.
Don't Just Stand There! Move Often to Prevent Pain from Varicose Veins
Exercise keeps the blood in your legs flowing, reducing the risk and the pain of varicose veins.
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Road Trippin' Without Leg Pain and Fatigue
Long drives and cramped flights lead to leg aches and pains. Take care of your lower limbs to reach your summer travel destination ready to tackle your itinerary.
How Your Veins Are a Road Map to Your Health
Your veins are a vital part of the inner workings of your body, even if they sometimes appear unsightly from the surface. It is completely normal to see those little blue vessels through your skin. And for them to be bulging out of it when your blood pressure is up from a strenuous workout or a frustrating traffic jam.
New Blood Pressure Standards
Standards for blood pressure readings have changed. There is a new, lower standard for high blood pressure increasing the number of adults in the US with hypertension by 30 million. Check out the new standards to see where your reading lies.
P.A.D. Patient is Driven to Live Fully
Read one man's story. After having several simple tests in October 2010, a diagnosis was given.
From Barely Being Able to Walk to Running an 8k
A patient who could barely walk before coming to The Iowa Clinic, shares his story on how Dr. Eric Scott and the Vascular Surgery Department helped change his life.