Arteries & Veins
Blood vessels are systems of hollow tubes that transport blood throughout the body. Blood vessels travel through veins, which are elastic and are present throughout your body.
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By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
In honor of American Heart Month, Dr. Evans Pappas, board certified cardiologist of DuPage Medical Group shares some of the important aspects and considerations for heart health. He offers insight on the primary risk factors for heart disease, the warning signs of a heart attack and how an individual should react if experiencing heart attack-like symptoms.
By DuPage Medical Group Vascular Surgery
Veins are blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart. To keep blood moving toward the heart, veins have one way valves. When the valves breakdown, blood does not flow well and can cause Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) and varicose veins.
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