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How Common Leg Symptoms Can Hide a More Serious Health Issue

Dr. Chan explains simple lifestyle changes and treatment options to help relieve the symptoms of chronic venous disease. One of Dr. Chan’s patients describes her experience managing varicose veins and how Venixxa helped relieve her symptoms. Read more here.

How to improve vein health and relieve symptoms of chronic venous disease

People who have occupations that require them to spend long period of times on their feet may experience symptoms related to chronic venous disease. Dr. Chan explains these symptoms and the lifestyle changes people can make to help minimize the discomfort related to their veins. Read more here.

Rivaroxaban in Peripheral Artery Disease after Revascularization

March 2020 New England Journal of Medicine article studying the effects of Rivaroxaban in Peripheral Artery Disease after Revascularization. Results revealed rivaroxaban (2.5mg twice daily) plus aspirin was associated with a significantly lower incidence of adverse outcomes such as heart attack and stroke when compared with aspirin alone. In this international study involving 34 countries, Dr. Sza...

Two-thirds of Canadian women are unaware common leg complaint can point to a progressive health issue

A 2018 survey conducted reveals as many as two thirds of Canadian women are unaware that varicose veins can be a sign of underlying chronic venous disease. Dr. Chan explains that chronic venous disease, if left untreated can lead to physical and psychological pain impacting daily life. Read more here.

How one millennial confronted her varicose veins — and triumphed

Dr. Beverley Chan explains the symptoms related to varicose veins and why seeking treatment is not only for cosmetic purposes. The treatment options and one patient’s experience with endovenous ablation is highlighted, revealing the benefit of timely management for venous disease.