Certain health conditions tend to affect women more than men, whether it is breast cancer, osteoarthritis, or menopause. Does this hold true for varicose veins as well? According to research—yes; you can add spider and varicose veins to the list. If you are a woman and suffer from varicose veins, you are far from alone. … Continue reading Are Spider and Varicose Veins More Prevalent In Women?
As we age, it’s not uncommon to come across health and medical issues. Unfortunately, many of us delay going to the doctor if symptoms appear minor or seem to diminish over time. If you or a family member has Peripheral Arterial Disease and don’t know it, ignoring even the tiniest of PAD symptoms can lead … Continue reading 6 PAD Symptoms You Cannot Ignore
Overview: High Cholesterol and PAD Cholesterol is a type of fat (and a natural wax-like substance) mostly synthesized by your body, where it plays a role in various bodily processes, one of which is the formation of vitamin D. However, we also consume cholesterol in diet, and when taken in excess, it can build up in … Continue reading High Cholesterol/Hyperlipidemia and Its Role/Causes in Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
What Does This Mean And What Are My Options? What Is Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency? To appreciate exactly what is lower extremity venous insufficiency, first, let’s see what happens in normal healthy veins. Healthy leg veins contain one-way valves that function to keep the blood flowing in one direction. In addition, muscle pumps, primarily in … Continue reading I’ve Been Diagnosed with Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency
What Is Hypertension? The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association defines hypertension, or high blood pressure (BP), as:1 elevated BP, with a top reading (called systolic pressure) between 120 and 129 mm Hg and the bottom number (called diastolic pressure) less than 80 mm Hg, and stage 1 hypertension, with the upper … Continue reading Hypertension and Its Role in the Causes of Peripheral Arterial Disease
What Does a PAD Diagnosis Mean, and What Are My Options? What Is PAD? PAD, or peripheral artery disease, is a disease of the peripheral arteries—arteries that supply blood to the outer areas of your body, in particular, the legs. The key trigger is a buildup of plaque (fatty deposits) in the arteries of your … Continue reading I’ve Been Diagnosed with PAD
Join Precision VIR and Fibroid Institute Dallas for Free Food, Fun, and Learning to Live Fibroid Free! For Immediate Release: Dallas, Texas — Do you have fibroids and want to learn about treatments? Have you had the UFE treatment for fibroids and want to share how it has helped you? Are you a supporter of … Continue reading Women’s Health Event: 5-Star Appreciation Mixer with Special Media Guests
For Immediate Release: Duncanville, Texas — Dr. Suzanne Slonim, an interventional radiologist at Precision Vascular and Interventional, is excited to announce the opening of a new office in the southern Dallas area for treating women with fibroids. Construction of the new facility is complete and Dr. Slonim is consulting with patients as part of Fibroid Institute … Continue reading New Medical Office in Duncanville for Women with Fibroids
What do diabetes, arteries and peripheral arterial disease have in common? People with diabetes who have uncontrolled blood sugars for a long time are at high risk of developing blood vessel damage and peripheral artery disease (PAD). However, not every person with diabetes develops PAD. Results from the Framingham Heart Study show that up to … Continue reading How Does Diabetes Injure the Arteries to Cause Peripheral Arterial Disease?
For Immediate Release: Duncanville, Texas — Dr. Suzanne Slonim, an interventional radiologist at Precision Vascular and Interventional, is an expert on Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) as a treatment for fibroids. On April 2, 2019, the Duncanville Rotary Club will feature Dr. Slonim as a speaker to share her expertise with over 30 rotary club members … Continue reading Dr. Suzanne Slonim Is a Featured Speaker at Duncanville Rotary Club on April 2, 2019