Entries by Josh Grizzle

Signs of Infertility in Men and Women

Infertility is diagnosed in cases where a couple isn’t able to conceive a child after trying for 6-12 months. While diagnosing infertility depends largely on charting how long it takes to get pregnant without success, there are also many other potential signs of infertility. While the indicators of infertility tend to be more obvious in […]

What You Need to Know: Seeking Treatment for Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are quite common. In fact, about 75 percent of women will get at least one during their lifetime. Fortunately it is possible to have these fibroids treated. There are many benefits to be gained from seeking uterine fibroid treatment. Let’s take a quick look at the benefits of treatment and understanding when you […]

The Georgia Vascular Institute now offers FREE uterine fibroid embolization consultations

For a limited time, The Georgia Vascular Institute is excited to offer FREE consultations for patients interested in uterine fibroid treatment. These initial consultations will be completed by Dr. Kevin Carson. Normally, initial consultations cost around $100 to a patient, depending on a patient decided to self-pay or pay with an insurance copay. The GVI […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Migraines

Migraines can be debilitating to those who get them. They can range in symptoms from throbbing pain on one or both sides of the head, nausea, vomiting, to extreme sensitivity to sound and light. Attacks can last for hours, even days, keeping you from work or regular activities. Some people get warning symptoms before the […]

What to Do When You Have a Foot or Leg Ulcer

Ulcers are open sores or wounds on your feet or legs that won’t heal or keep coming back after healing. They are painful and can keep you from physical activity. They are also a place that can become easily infected. Learn what you can do when you have a foot or leg ulcer below. Causes […]

What is Interventional Radiology?

The field of interventional radiology focuses on using minimally invasive radiological techniques and procedures to identify and treat many different types of diseases all over the body. Because interventional radiology procedures are so much less invasive than their historic counterparts, patients get the benefits of lower risk, reduced pain levels, and even reduced recovery time.  […]

Georgia Vascular Institute Offers Telemedicine Appointments to Uterine Fibroid Patients

Georgia Vascular Institute is proud to introduce the newest service offered to Dr. Kevin Carson’s patients: telemedicine appointments. This easy-to-use and easy-to-understand appointment feature allows Dr. Carson to videochat with his patients that may be candidates for uterine fibroid treatment, combining convenience and medical expertise. All a patient has to do is click “Schedule a […]

5 Questions Women Should Ask About Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are a common condition in women, but they elicit a number of important questions. Here’s what you may wish to ask your doctor if you suspect you have fibroids. Who Is Most At Risk for Uterine Fibroids? Women ages 35 and older are at a higher risk for these fibrous tumors, with 20 […]