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do varicose veins imply poor circulation and possible increase in risk of heart disease

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Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Not really: Beta blockers are important medications for people with heart disease because the may help prevent another 'heart attack'. In addition, they slow the ... Read More
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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
All organs need O2: There are many types of congenital heart disease, so it is not possible to answer your specific question. Poor heart muscle function may cause back u ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: It's very likely a dilated vein and is not indicative of circulation problems.
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Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Varies: Murmur cyanosis ( blue finger nails, lips) shortness of breath chest pressure frequent pulmonary infections buildup of fluid in legs maybe lung ... Read More

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