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Elevating Vascular Care in Portland: Introducing Drs. Nathan J. Aranson, Elizabeth Blazick, and Christopher T. Healey

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The Vascular Care Group Strengthens Its Presence in Greater Portland with Three Expert Physicians PORTLAND, ME. – The Vascular Care Group (TVCG) is proud to announce the addition of three distinguished vascular surgeons, Dr. Nathan J. Aranson, Dr. Elizabeth Blazick, and Dr. Christopher T. Healey, to its state-of-the-art vascular center in Portland, ME. Dr. Nathan […]

Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins: Understanding the Differences and Treatment Options

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When it comes to vein health, two common concerns often arise: varicose veins and spider veins. While both conditions involve visible veins, they differ in appearance, causes, and treatment options. Understanding these differences can help you decide on the best course of action for maintaining healthy veins. What Are Varicose Veins? Appearance and Symptoms Varicose […]

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Former professional linebacker, Steve Towle, was born in Prairie Village, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City. Steve’s life has always revolved around sports, culminating with his eight years playing for the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, where he still holds the team record for most tackles in a single game. “My family was very supportive of my […]

Standing Desks and Vein Health: How to Maintain Circulation in a Sedentary Job

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It’s another busy day at the (home?) office, and you find yourself glued to your desk, engrossed in your work. Hours pass, and before you know it, you’ve been sitting for what feels like an eternity. Sound familiar? If so, you’re not alone.  In today’s fast-paced world, many of us spend the majority of our […]

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Seasonal Superfoods for Healthy Veins and Arteries

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As the sun climbs higher in the sky and the days stretch out before us, nature starts to blossom, offering a bounty of superfoods. These aren’t just delightful to the palate but are also packed with nutrients essential for vascular health. At The Vascular Care Group, we’re committed to not just treating vascular issues but […]

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Vascular Health for Busy Professionals

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If you’re like many professionals, juggling a hectic schedule from dawn till dusk, health often takes a backseat to deadlines and meetings. Grabbing a coffee to go, skipping meals, and sitting through marathon Zoom calls have become the norm. But amidst this chaos, one aspect of your health silently demands attention — your vascular health. […]

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Exploring the Benefits of Compression Socks for Vein Health

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Have you ever ended a long day with legs that feel like they’ve run a marathon, even if you’ve barely left your desk? It’s a common plight signaling poor circulation and potential vein health issues, but there’s a surprisingly simple solution: compression socks. These aren’t just for athletes or seniors; they’re a secret weapon for […]

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The Role of Diet and Exercise in Vascular Health

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The journey to maintaining optimal vascular health is a multifaceted endeavor that extends far beyond the confines of traditional medicine. It encompasses the very lifestyle choices we make daily, particularly in the realms of diet and exercise. As we navigate through the complexities of modern living, understanding the profound impact of these elements on our […]

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Marlene Chaisson Story

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Oh YES, there will be dancing…thanks to the experts at The Vascular Care Group North central Massachusetts is home to 78-year-old Marlene Chaisson, whom friends and family have always referred to as the energizer bunny.  Now retired, Marlene worked for many years as an account manager and enjoyed a second career working in the fitness […]

The Vascular Care Group Helps Massachusetts Man Realize His Dream

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MIT graduate and software engineer, Bill Cote, had always been an avid biker. Over the course of his working career, the Massachusetts resident would accumulate vacation time, allowing himself three consecutive weeks to enjoy the open road on his beloved bike. In 1984, Bill pedaled from his home in Massachusetts to Ohio, falling short of […]