The mere mention of the term heart attack is enough to make a person’s blood run cold. Undoubtedly, you know individuals who have suffered heart attacks, even though they do not fit into the typical category for a person who would have a heart attack. They may have had a heart attack with absolutely no […]
A Closer Look at Spider Veins
Have you been told that you have spider veins? Undoubtedly, you are surprised to hear that term. And you were likely concerned about the effect that these veins could have on your health and on your appearance. So, let’s start at the beginning; what are spider veins? In the simplest terms, they are veins that […]
Dealing with Spider Veins in Fort Myers? Consider Sclerotherapy!
Spider veins are something no one wants to deal with or see marring their skin. If you see them wriggling across your legs, all you want to do is make them go away. If you don’t get them treated, they will get worse. They will turn into bulging varicose veins that can’t be ignored. They […]
Vein Compression via Compression Stockings
Compression stockings are basically medical-grade socks that are worn for a specific health reason. While people of all ages and walks of life may be seen wearing compression stockings, most people wear them because their doctors recommended the stockings for vein compression. Read on to learn more about why the veins in the legs need […]
The Importance of Getting a Stress Test for Cardiac Health
While cardiac stress tests have been done for decades to help doctors see how healthy your heart is, they remain vitally important even in the midst of today’s new health-related technology. The basic use of a cardiac stress test is to determine if there is any disease in your heart. The test will be able […]
What are the Benefits of Angioplasty?
If you’ve survived a heart attack, you may be dealing with mixed emotions, including relief, fear, and confusion. Fortunately, you are going to survive the ordeal and will have a second chance to consider how to prevent another heart attack from occurring. What really matters is not so much the fact that you have had […]
Sclerotherapy: A Great Solution for Varicose Veins
You never thought varicose veins would get the best of you. You thought varicose veins would only strike if you slowed down, but you were wrong. Varicose veins are caused by a faulty valve in your vein. The valve is supposed to close automatically after blood travels through the vein to make its way to […]
Sclerotherapy Treatment for Varicose Veins in Fort Myers
Varicose veins are distended, twisted, enlarged veins. They most commonly occur in the legs and are caused by blood pooling in the feet and lower legs. Normally, blood returning to the heart from the legs is pumped upwards against gravity via the contractions of the calf muscle and the heart, assisted by one-way valves in […]
Treat Venous Insufficiency Early with Vein Compression
The veins in your body serve a critical role in your overall health and function. When they are not able to fulfill their purpose, you may suffer from a host of illnesses that can impact your ability to live normally and without devastating pain. We may use a variety of means to treat diseases of […]
Dr. Hoffman: The Only Cardiologist in Fort Myers with 5 Board Certifications!
The Vein Center at Cardiology Consultants of Southwest Florida is located in Fort Myers, Florida. It has three cardiologists, and one of them, Dr. Eliot B. Hoffman, is the only cardiologist in Lee County to have earned five board certifications: • Internal Medicine • Cardiovascular Disease • Interventional Cardiology • Cardiac Pacing and Cardioversion Defibrillation […]
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