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What is the Best Treatment for Varicose Veins?

According to statistics, about 40 percent of adults in America have chronic venous insufficiency. This is the most significant underlying cause for spider veins and varicose veins. To have chronic venous insufficiency means that the valves in some of your veins are non functioning as they should. The valves should close after blood passes through …

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Look and Feel Better with Minimally Invasive Vein Treatment

We don’t think about our veins very much, or the arteries that carry blood to the body. We don’t do this because we don’t have to. The vascular system typically operates without any assistance from us. At least not in the way we may think. It is important to gain awareness around the vascular system …

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What Causes Vein Disease?

Our vascular system is designed for specific functions. The heart beats oxygenated blood into the arteries. The arteries, like a hose, pour blood into the body. The blood is returned to the heart through a matrix of veins. Veins differ from arteries in that they have one-way valves. These are not necessary in the arteries …

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What are Varicose Veins?

Veins described as “varicose” are enlarged, gnarled, swollen, and often considered unsightly. For the most part, varicose veins themselves are considered harmless, although they could indicate an underlying health problem. They may also cause leg symptoms that interfere with daily life, such as: Pain Itching The sensation of heaviness in your legs Throbbing Muscle cramps …

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Why Choose Us for Vein Treatment

At the Metropolitan Vascular Institute in Waldorf, MD, patients have access to a wide range of services at our newly-built office. We focus on offering quality outpatient procedures while ensuring outstanding care and attention. Our multi-specialty practice offers a variety of treatment options for individuals who are dealing with common vascular concerns.  What services are …

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PAE treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia

During the aging process for men, the prostate continues to grow. In most cases, this is not an issue, but for some, the growth can put pressure on the bladder and urethra, which can result in a variety of problems. This condition, known as BPH which stands for “Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia,” becomes problematic for many …

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What can be done until a patient receives a kidney transplant?

Your kidneys work hard to keep your blood clean and free from waste and toxins. In fact, they produce urine, which eliminates these toxins out of the body. When a patient has kidney failure or other type of kidney condition, their body may not be able to perform this anymore. This can be life-threatening without …

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What is hemodialysis?

The kidneys have a special function in the body. They are most well-known for helping product urine. However, they also help in filtering the blood, reducing waste and toxins. When a patient has kidney disease or kidney failure, their bodies may not be able to function as needed and may face life-threatening consequences. This is …

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What is peripheral artery disease, or PAD?

At the Metropolitan Vascular Institute, patients in the Waldorf, MD can obtain the care they need for vascular concerns. When conditions like Peripheral Artery Disease develop, patients need to get a definitive diagnosis and seek effective treatment before the condition worsens, Peripheral Artery Disease, or PAD, affects both adult men and women and requires treatment …

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