Chronic venous insufficiency

What is Chronic venous insufficiency?

Chronic venous insufficiency or CVI is a medical condition where the veins cannot pump enough oxygen-poor blood back to the heart. Ordinarily, women make up the largest demographic for this problem. Paratroopers, utility pole linemen, and men with leg injuries can suffer from damaged leg vein valves and develop this condition.

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My mother 93 ....5 ft...110 lbs...for years has been diagnosed with PVD, and has had left ankle swelling on and on. She hasnt moved around and...

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I am 79 and recently have been experiencing edema in both ankles and feet. I talked to my Dr and he recommended special hose

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I am having severe swelling of both of my feet and ankles. Any idea what I can do here at home to relax the swelling. ?

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