Entries by Lizzi

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 […]

Can What You Eat Cause Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)?

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) affects the blood vessels carrying blood from the heart to the rest of the body. PAD is usually the result of narrowed or clogged arteries that in turn poorly transport blood to the farthest points in the body such as the arms and legs. This narrowing of the arteries, known as […]

GVI’s Dr. Sendhil Subramanian Attends The Amputation Prevention Symposium

GVI’s co-founder, Dr. Sendhil Subramanian, recently attended the The Amputation Prevention Symposium in Chicago, Illinois. This conference is the largest medical conference dedicated to the treatment and prevention of Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI). The conference consisted of 800 participants from over 20 countries examining the yearly count of 20,000 cases related to CLI.  The three-day […]

What You Should Know About Male Infertility and Vascular Health

As an adult male, you may not like thinking about doctors and staying healthy, but it is a must. If you are like many men, two of your biggest health concerns are probably your heart health and your sexual health. Did you realize how connected these two parts of your body actually are? In reality, […]

Five Celebrities Who’ve Shared Their Struggle with Varicose Veins

Celebrities are known for all sorts of reasons, from the great roles that they personify on screen to their incredibly public personal lives. If there is one aspect of celebrity life that is most frequently discussed which is their aesthetic. The way a celebrity looks will get front page headlines before just about anything else […]

Spider Veins Myths Debunked

While spider veins are common, they are often poorly understood. There are many myths surrounding them, and some of these myths can prevent someone from seeking treatment. Read below to debunk some of these popular myths! Myth: Men never get spider veins Fact: Vein problems affect women more often, according to the Office on Women’s […]

Uterine Fibroids 101

Uterine fibroids, according to the Office on Women’s Health, are muscular tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus. Though it may sound frightening, fibroids are almost always benign, meaning they’re not cancerous. It’s important to be aware of what uterine fibroids are because for most women, fibroids do not cause any symptoms at […]