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Restless Leg Syndrome Symptoms

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Restless Leg Syndrome Symptoms Restless leg syndrome symptoms (RLS), also known as Willis-Ekbom disease (WED) is a treatable medical condition which causes an uncontrollable impulse to move in the legs (and sometimes the arms). People with RLS experience a irritating tugging or pulling sensation in their legs. This sensation is typically much worse in the…

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Restless Leg Syndrome Causes

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Restless Leg Syndrome Causes RLS and other medical conditions In many patients, RLS is caused, at least in part, by another underlying medical condition. This is known as secondary RLS. Conversely,  when looking at restless leg syndrome causes, many patients with these conditions never develop RLS, so this link is not absolute. Conditions which may…

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Recovery After RFA Treatment?

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What is the recovery Like After RFA Treatment? For faster recovery after endovenous radiofrequency ablation, follow your doctor’s instructions. These general guidelines will let you know what to expect: You will be able to return to your normal job activities within three to four days. However, if your job involves standing or heavy lifting, you…

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Radiofrequency Ablation Treatment for Varicose Veins

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Endovenous radiofrequency ablation, also known as RFA, is a treatment for varicose veins in the legs, a condition that affects a large number of adults. This procedure uses heat to close off the larger superficial veins, those closer to the surface of the skin. This includes the great, small and accessory saphenous veins. The procedure…

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Diagnosing Vein Disease

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If you can’t properly accomplish diagnosing vein disease and locate the source of a problem, then it can’t be fixed. In many ways, our ultrasound technicians are at the core of our ACR accredited labs. Doppler ultrasound is the diagnostic tool of choice for nearly all vein conditions. At the Advanced Vein Center, this technology…

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Compression therapy for legs, ankles, and feet

Compression therapy for the legs, ankles, and feet:

Swelling is one of the most common symptoms of many conditions that  affect the leg, but why? The answer has to do with gravity. While standing, your legs become the lowest points of your body. This means that the body has to work extra hard to pump blood back up the legs and towards the…

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Home Remedies Restless Leg Syndrome

Home Remedies Restless Leg Syndrome

If you suffer from restless legs syndrome (RLS), you are all too familiar with that pulling or tugging feeling in your legs. You may, like many, also get an overpowering impulse to move your legs. This is especially the case at night making it nearly impossible to get a good night’s sleep. We can offer…

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Sclerotherapy best treatment of spider veins

Sclerotherapy best treatment of spider veins

Sclerotherapy: non-invasive treatment for spider veins and smaller varicose veins Several highly effective, minimally invasive techniques are in use today which get rid of large, ropey varicose veins permanently. Yet, while minor, these are still surgical procedures, carry some level of risk, and cause some amount of downtime. Sclerotherapy best treatment of spider veins by…

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Restless Legs Syndrome Home Remedies

Making simple lifestyle changes can help alleviate symptoms of RLS Try baths and massages for Restless Legs Syndrome Home Remedies  . Soaking in a warm bath and massaging your legs can relax your muscles. Epson Salts Soaks  go way back as one of the bestRestless Legs Syndrome Home Remedies. Apply warm or cool packs. Use…

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