PAD Awareness Month: Signs & Symptoms

By: Michael Simpson, MD Cardiologist at Birmingham Heart Clinic September is National Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. One in 20 Americans over the age of 50 has PAD, and though it is a common and treatable disease, it is largely unknown, often unrecognized, and its symptoms are commonly attributed to old age. Peripheral arterial…

A Look at Leg Vein Problems & Treatments

By: Dr. Robert E. Foster Director, BHC Vein Center The Birmingham Heart Clinic Vein Center diagnoses and treats venous disease with minimally invasive procedures, resulting in less pain and quicker recovery for patients. Our goal is to quickly return patients back to a functional, painless lifestyle. What is venous disease? About 40 million Americans suffer…

A Look at Leg Vein Problems & Treatments

The Birmingham Heart Clinic Vein Center diagnoses and treats venous disease with minimally invasive procedures, resulting in less pain and quicker recovery for patients. Our goal is to quickly return patients back to a functional, painless lifestyle. What is venous disease? About 40 million Americans suffer needlessly from venous disease which occurs in approximately 25…

A Look at Laser Vein Treatments

By: Dr. Robert Foster Interventional Cardiologist at Birmingham Heart Clinic The Vein Center at Birmingham Heart Clinic diagnoses and treats venous disease with minimally-invasive procedures, resulting in less pain and quicker recoveries for patients. What is venous disease? About 15 percent of people in America have venous disease, which is caused by diseased or abnormal…