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Can foods high in roughage help to prevent vein calcification

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Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
35 years experience Phlebology
You can moderate: You probably cannot prevent varicose veins if you have the genetic profile for them. There is no food you can eat or avoid to change this. Obesity doe ... Read More
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Dr. Curtis Wong
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Prevent varicosities: This isn't accomplished by diet. Support stockings can help delay the onset. And live a healthy lifestyle, avoid obesity and other ailments that ca ... Read More
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Dr. Albert Malvehy
21 years experience Phlebology
Sure: Avoid prolonged standing or sitting. Maintain normal weight. You may also use compression stockings daily to slow progression of vein disease. There a ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
By preventing CAD: Calcification is just a sign of coronary atery disease and it can be prevented by lowering risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure, diabete ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Live right: Don't smoke, get to and stay at normal weight, eat a plant based healthy diet, exercise regularly, drink a little alcohol, have occasional chocolate. ... Read More
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Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Live healthy: Live healthy with a healthy diet, exercise, see a pcp on a regular basis, don't smoke and monitor your cholesterol. A great deal of damage is done whi ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Prevent vs fix: Unfortunately, there is not much to do for calcification throughout your arteries unless it is causing or about to cause symptoms. As we age, and ba ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Possible but rare...: Venous calcification is located at its valve and known as phlebollith, which is commonly seen in the pelvic veins. Theoretically, it may occur in peni ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vascular problems: You'll be denying your providers and yourself some possibly important information regarding how to treat your vascular problem. Blockages in veins are ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Not sure.: Sometimes a phlebolith can't be differentiated from a distal ureter stone on xray, and a CT is done to make the distinction. Perhaps the calcified ve ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Reduction of spiders: Spider veins and varicose veins are a very common problems and there are many causes including hereditary, aging, pregnancies and even sun exposure. ... Read More
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Dr. Ted King
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Not really: Wearing graduated compression stockings, avoiding standing for long periods of time, weight control, regular exercise, putting your feet up when you c ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Not really: Heredity, pregnancy, prolonged sitting/standing, obesity are risk factors for development of venous problems. Ultrasound study of the leg veins check ... Read More
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