Articles Showing articles written by: Dr. Sonja Stiller, Center for Advanced Vein Care

Four keys to a healthy immune system

One of the best things you can do to protect yourself against Covid-19 is to build and maintain a healthy immune system. This not only helps prevent you from becoming infected in the first place, it minimizes the severity of the symptoms in the event you ultimately test positive for the virus. A healthy immune response also protects against...

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Keep walking...even in winter

As the weather turns cooler and the days grow shorter, there is a natural tendency to spend more time indoors and to be less active. This tendency is exacerbated today by the fact that so many of us have been turning inward and reducing activity for the past 19 months due to the Covid pandemic. But it’s important to resist the calls of the...

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Don’t be spooked by spider veins

Telangiectasia may sound like a scary condition, but it’s not. You’ve likely heard of it by its common name: spider veins. These are fine, threadlike veins on the surface of the skin. They’re often red but can also appear blue or purple. They frequently show up in a characteristic fan or sunray pattern, giving them their arachnid-inspired...

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Do you feel like the Tin Man?

For the past 18 months, many of us have significantly reduced our physical activity. Instead of walking across parking lots and down the long hallways of our offices, we simply roll out of bed and turn on the computer, working remotely from home. This lack of activity has impacted both our mental and physical health—mental, meaning the...

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Start vein treatments in the fall

School buses are rumbling down the street, Browns football has begun, and some leaves are already starting to turn. It’s hard to imagine, but the summer we all looked so forward to is almost over. If you didn’t have the summer you dreamed of due to leg pain or swelling, the time to act is now. Starting in the early fall has two major...

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