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Dr. LeSar

Dr. Chris LeSar talks with Troy Thompson about the kidney disease and other vascular issues, including programs and technology available at VIC to prevent, treat, and heal these problems.

Being There: Supporting a Loved One During Cancer Treatment

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If a person you love is diagnosed with cancer, make an effort to treat your loved one as normal as possible without disregarding the fact that they were stricken with the disease. In other words, adopt a business-as-usual approach and let your loved one determine whether they feel well enough for activities. In terms of […]

Prevent High Blood Pressure with Little Changes

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Little changes can make a BIG difference. High blood pressure is a constant abnormal elevation of the pressure within the arteries which deliver blood to the entire body. Those suffering from high blood pressure need to be treated as it can lead to kidney failure, heart attacks, heart failure, stroke, and blindness. To help prevent high […]

Men’s Health Matters

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June is Men’s Health Month. This month is a reminder for men to take steps to be healthier, but they don’t have to do it alone! Whether it’s your partner, dad, brother, son, uncle, or friend, you can help support the health and safety of the men in your life. Here are a few facts: […]

Is Exercise Worth the Effort?

Women doing yoga in the park

Physical Activity and Vascular Health It is widely accepted that regular physical activity is beneficial for vascular health. People who enjoy regular physical activity have lower death rates than people who have no risk factors but who aren’t physically active. The lack of regular physical activity results in 250,000 deaths annually, according to the American […]

How Important Is Your Mental Health?

depressed man

Depression and Vascular Disease Quarantine has caused many cases of mental health issues among our friends and family.  Isolation can lead to loneliness, anxiety, and depression. For some, mental health issues can lead to more health issues. People with depression or anxiety are more prone to develop heart and vascular disease, according to a recent study […]

Expanding Services in Cleveland

VIC Cleveland at Bradley Heritage Medical Park

VIC Cleveland Vascular Institute will soon open a new 7,700-square-foot clinic designed to introduce outpatient surgical vascular care in Cleveland and the Ocoee Region. It will also enhance clinical and ultrasound capabilities for patients. The Cleveland operations expansion, located in the Bradley Heritage Medical Park at 4312 Holiday Inn Express Parkway NW, will more than […]