Posts by Hannah Nelson:

Heart Month Should Last All Year

Your best health tomorrow means taking care of your health today. High Blood Pressure is often called “the silent killer” due to the fact that most people don’t know their numbers and what those numbers mean. Do You Know Your Numbers? The American Heart Association recommends 120/80 as the healthy normal range for blood pressure.… Read More »

A Grateful Heart is a Healthy Heart

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the woes of the world, but simple acts of grateful behavior can actually improve your health! Gratitude is active. As humans, it is natural to be skeptical, fearful, and careful, those emotions protect us and keep us safe. Gratitude takes time and intentionality, but it is worth it.… Read More »

What is Venous Insufficiency?

Venous Insufficiency The valves in your veins, in a healthy vein, come close to touching. They are efficient at pumping blood back to your heart. As we strain our veins, through excessive pressure, weight, standing, or even crossing our legs, the valves begin to spread apart. This creates backflow. The backflow can then cause pain,… Read More »

Follow up!? Why do I need a follow up!?

When we feel healthy is the time to be ProActive. Looking for warning signs, preventative care of our bodies and hearts, and taking our prescribed medicine can prevent future problems. Follow-ups ensure that we stay ahead of the game and prevent interventions.        

Restless Legs may have an easy fix

Your restless legs may be caused by venous insufficiency.   The job of veins is to pump blood back to the heart and that is a HARD job! As we age, stand for extended periods of time, or even pound the pavement, our veins take a beating. The valves that push the blood back up… Read More »

How do I know if I need a vein specialist?

Have you noticed your legs: Swelling? Painful? Tingling? Tired? Bulging Veins? or Restless Legs keeping you awake? Vein disease is a quality-of-life issue and you deserve the best quality of life. If you are uncomfortable or your legs get worse throughout the day, it is time to see a vein specialist. The treatment of Vein… Read More »


Welcome to my blog! Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in cardiovascular care. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, fully… Read More »


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