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Swollen legs can signal vein disease

The circulatory system is a busy, complex one that relies on some basic “plumbing” concepts to deliver blood throughout our bodies. Charged with bringing deoxygenated blood back to the heart for recycling, healthy veins are an important part of this system but when they aren’t working properly, can cause a variety of problems. A swollen leg may be one of the first signs of trouble. Continue reading