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Cardiology 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. Vascular Surgery 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. Vascular Surgery 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. Vascular Surgery How to Deal With Varicose Veins During and After Your Pregnancy Carrying a child brings many changes, including varicose veins in some unexpected places. Vascular Surgery 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. Vein Therapy Center 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. Vascular Surgery 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. Cardiology 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. Patient Stories 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. Patient Stories 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.
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