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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 […]

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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, […]

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Five Celebrities Who’ve Shared Their Struggle with Varicose Veins

Celebrities are known for a range of things, from their on-screen roles to their fascinating private lives. The most frequently discussed aspect of celebrities’ lives, however, is their looks. A celebrity’s appearance will grab front-page headlines faster than just about anything else they say or do. The way a celebrity looks will get front page […]

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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 […]

GVI’s Dr. Sendhil Subramanian Attends the International Vein Congress

GVI’s co-founder, Dr. Sendhil Subramanian, recently attended the International Vein Congress in Miami Beach, Florida. Each year, a renowned faculty presents a comprehensive agenda on evaluation and treatment of venous disease. “The International Vein Congress is one of the best international vein […]

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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 […]

How to Improve Your Vascular Health

Vascular health encompasses the health of your vascular, or blood vessel, systems of your body. Maintaining a healthy condition of your arteries and veins will help ensure you avoid developing vascular diseases as you age. Check out our tips below on improving your circulation and overall vascular health. Don’t smoke or use tobacco. Avoid smoking […]