Vein Disease 101

Learn more about how vein disease affects your body, including minor to more serious symptoms, and what you can do about it.

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Venous disorders impact millions of Americans and millions more across the world, each day. Vein diseases are painful to live with and can often lead to more serious health conditions. However, they can be effectively managed with attentive care and compression therapy.

More than 80 million Americans are living with venous disease.


  • Vein Anatomy

    Learn how the venous system works, the differences between healthy and damaged valves and how that relates to swelling.

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  • Types of Venous Disease

    Learn the risk factors for venous disorders, including helpful information about chronic venous disease, deep vein thrombosis and post-thrombotic syndrome.

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  • Venous Disease Symptoms

    Learn more about minor, moderate and severe symptoms of vein disease, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms.

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  • Venous Disease Management

    Learn more about how vein diseases can occur and the options available to help you manage various vein diseases, including compression therapy. 

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