Many people think of varicose veins as unsightly blemishes that protrude through a person’s skin. And while all of that is true, there are other factors thought you should know about this condition. Varicose veins occur when the veins in a person’s legs are unable to pump blood back to their heart effectively. Sometimes this […]
Decades ago there was a ride at Epcot in Orlando, Florida called Body Wars. This ride provided park-goers the chance to experience what it may be like to travel through the veins and arteries and see first-hand how the body’s white blood cells respond to the small trauma of a splinter. Fortunately, cardiologists don’t depend […]
Did you know there are factors which contribute to heart disease that are out of your control? Here are some things you may not know about your risks.