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Causes of Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are muscular growths that form along the wall of a woman’s uterus. These tumors are almost always noncancerous or benign. Medically, uterine fibroids are known as leiomyoma or simply “myoma”. Just one fibroid can exist or many can grow in the uterus. Some women experience symptoms of uterine fibroids, while others have no […]

Effects of diabetes on the vascular system

Leg Ulcers: effects of diabetes on the vascular system With so many Americans affected by diabetes, we have all heard stories about this important health condition and the frightening impact it can have on the body. In that flurry of information, however, it can be easy to miss the details on just how this condition […]

Symptoms Caused by Varicose Veins

Varicose veins aren’t just a cosmetic concern, associated with aging. Since they hinder blood circulation, they jeopardize health. Dr. Amish Tilara offers painless treatments to eliminate them, with rapid recovery. Here’s an overview of varicose veins and how Dr. Tilara can help you. Weak Valves Your veins contain one-way valves, designed to close and prevent […]

Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment of Vein Disorders

Do you have the impression that vein treatment involves pain and a lengthy recovery? A modern medical technique eliminates both these outcomes. Vascular and Interventional Radiology (VIR) is now the preferred method of diagnosing and treating a range of vein disorders. This advanced approach uses radiographic imaging to guide procedures, resulting in precise treatment. Unlike […]

Leg Ulcers: Vein Valve Malfunction

Not only are they painful and unsightly, but leg ulcers increase the risk of developing serious health conditions including life-threatening infections. Fortunately, this troublesome condition can be prevented and treated by addressing a common problem: vein valve malfunction. The importance of valves in venous blood flow To help ensure that venous blood flows from the […]

Deep Vein Thrombosis: Don’t Ignore The Warning Signs

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is caused by a blood clot that forms in the deep veins of your body, usually in the veins of your legs. There are usually symptoms associated with DVT, but sometimes there are no symptoms at all. Symptoms of Deep Vein Thrombosis If you have the following warning signs of deep vein thrombosis, […]

May is High Blood Pressure Awareness Month: High Blood Pressure and Veins

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has designated the month of May as National High Blood Pressure Education Month. Stroke is the country’s fifth leading cause of death, with high blood pressure putting you at risk for a stroke, in addition to your age, family health history, and other factors. Risks Associated with High […]

Hardening of the Arteries: Atherosclerosis

Your arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood away from the heart and deliver it to your bodily tissues. The lining of your arteries, called the endothelium, can accumulate a buildup of cholesterol that develops into hardened plaques, resulting in a condition known as atherosclerosis. This medical condition causes a narrowing of these arteries […]

Blood Pressure and Varicose Veins

Your veins appear as blue streaky tubes that are readily seen just beneath your more delicate skin surfaces. You can follow their trail snaking up your legs and arms as they carry blood towards your heart. When veins become twisted, raised, and swollen, they are called varicose veins. These enlarged veins usually develop in the […]

Best of Gwinnett 2016!

Atlanta Vascular & Vein Center wins Best of Gwinnett for 2016 as the best in vein care. Gwinnett Magazine has been running this annual contest for over 20 years by asking its readers to vote for their favorite local restaurants, schools, health care providers, and many other business categories. Dr. Amish Tilara was pleased to […]