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Protect Your Baby from CMV – the Leading Viral Cause of Birth Defects

June is National Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month, but only about 9 percent of women are aware of the virus, and 1 out of 3 pregnant women who become infected with CMV will pass the virus to their unborn child. CMV is a member of the herpes virus family. It is...

Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are enlarged, usually rising above the skin, and can be blue, red, or flesh-colored. Normal veins have valves that prevent the blood they carry from flowing backwards, away from the heart. Varicose veins are the result of valves that are no longer...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Affects Millions of Americans

The American College of Rheumatology reports that “carpal tunnel syndrome is possibly the most common nerve disorder experienced today” affecting between 4 to 10 million Americans. With onset typically in middle age – and women more than men – the condition can cause...

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Spider Veins

Spider Veins, also known as telangiectasias or vascular extasias, are small, widened blood vessels that can develop anywhere in the body but are most often seen on the skin. These small red, purple and blue “threadlike” veins are found on the surface of facial skin...

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Venous Reflux

Blood flow in healthy leg veins allow blood to flow against gravity back to the heart. The tiny valves in the veins open and close to help control blood flow and pressure. Venous stresses such as pregnancy or standing for long periods of time can weaken and stretch...

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Tina Merhoff and Associates
Preferred Pain Management
Vein Clinic of NC