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Recovering From Your Balloon Angioplasty

Balloon angioplasty is a minimally invasive procedure designed to open and improve your blood flow in your body’s arteries and veins. This procedure has become a popular treatment method for a variety of vascular conditions.

What Causes Blocking or Narrowing Of The Carotid Artery?

The major blood vessels in your neck that supply the blood to your brain, neck, and face are your carotid arteries. You have two carotid arteries (right and left). Your internal carotid artery supplies the blood to your brain. Your external carotid artery supplies the blood to your face and neck.

Three Small New Year’s Resolutions You Could Make That Will Give You Big Results

Happy 2019! Dr. Alan Benvenisty is honored to enter into another year of treating his patients. He will continue to treat you with the personal care and attention you need and deserve.

Stockings For Your Varicose Veins

If you suffer from varicose, you many want to consider asking Santa for a special kind of stocking that will reduce their appearance and painful symptoms. If you have varicose veins, they are due to the blood clotting behind the small valves in your veins instead of flowing back to your heart.

November Is American Diabetes Month

The American Diabetes Association observes November as the American Diabetes Month. Theyintend to use the month to raise awareness about the risk factors associated with diabetes and encourage people to make healthy changes.

Electrocardiograms Used To Determine The Cause Or Type Of Your Angina

Angina is not a disease, but it is a chest pain or discomfort with an assortment of symptoms that many assume are related to something else. It is an important symptom of an underlying condition known as coronary heart disease.

September Is National Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month. High Cholesterol is one of the leading causes of vascular problems. This makes it a good time to have your blood cholesterol checked and take appropriate steps to lower it if it is too high. Here are a few important things you should know about cholesterol so you can know if it might be causing you to have vascular problems.

Preventing Blood Clots In Your Legs

When a blood clot is embedded in one of the major deep veins of the leg, the circulation of blood is blocked. This can result in sudden or acute pain and causes swelling or warmth in the leg that is affected. Medically known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), more than 350,000 individuals in the United States are affected by it every year. There are steps you can take to prevent blood clots in your legs.

All About Your Aorta

According to The Free Dictionary the aorta is “the great artery arising from the left ventricle, being the main trunk from which the systematic arterial system proceeds. It has four divisions: the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, the thoracic aorta, and the abdominal aorta.” It is the largest artery in your body and its tube-like structure is about a foot long and a little over an inch in diameter.

June Is Men’s Health Month

According to Men’s Health Month.orgJune is Men’s Health Month. The purpose behind this time is to increase the awareness of preventable health problems and encourages early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.