Monthly Archives: March 2018

Compression Stockings for Venous Insufficiency

For patients, one of the most daunting aspects of varicose vein and venous insufficiency treatment is compression stocking or hose wear. Compression stockings gently compress the legs, which may improve blood flow in the veins by preventing backward flow through the veins of the legs.

It is important to note that while compression stockings can help to reduce the symptoms of vein disease (swelling, aching, tired feeling in legs), they do not fix the underlying vein disease (venous insufficiency). Click here to read more about venous insufficiency.

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Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

You gotta have heart…artichoke hearts, that is. March 16th is National Artichoke Hearts Day and we are celebrating by posting this recipe for Spinach and Artichoke Dip.

Artichokes are healthy and a good source of antioxidants, vitamin C, folate and magnesium. High in fiber, calcium, and protein, they are also low in calories cholesterol-free.

When you need a snack that won’t weigh you or your guests down, try this hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip. It comes together about as quickly as it will disappear.

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