Why you should take leg swelling seriously

If you’re experiencing leg swelling in any part of your legs, it’s important to pay attention to the symptoms and seek medical attention. How do you know when leg swelling could indicate a more serious condition? Read on to learn more about the causes and when to seek medical attention. Causes of leg swelling Leg… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2020
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How high blood pressure can damage your arteries and heart

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is often called the silent killer. Over time, high blood pressure can damage your body without you even experiencing symptoms. Read on to learn how complications from uncontrolled high blood pressure can damage your arteries and heart, in particular. High blood pressure is hard on your arteries. Arteries are designed… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2020
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Wound Care Glendale, AZ

5 things you need to know about wound healing

When your body is trying to heal a wound, the time it takes to heal is determined by many things, including the depth and width of the wound, the type of injury and the amount of contamination. Poor wound healing means it takes longer than normal for the regrowth of skin. This opens up the… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 15 2020
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An alternative to vein stripping for painful varicose veins

So many patients with varicose veins avoid surgery because of the bruising and pain associated with vein stripping. You don’t have to put up with painful varicose veins. There are a few different treatments to consider such as vein stripping surgery or minimally invasive radiofrequency (RF) ablation. Dr. Zachary specializes in RF ablation, which can… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2020
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carotid artery disease

Know the risk factors for carotid artery disease

Carotid artery disease refers to the narrowing of the carotid arteries, which are two large blood vessels that deliver blood to your brain and head. A buildup of fatty substances and cholesterol plaque will cause narrowing and obstruction. When the carotid arteries are obstructed, it decreases blood flow to the brain and can lead to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2020
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Frequently asked questions about peripheral artery disease

As many as 12 million people in the United States have a condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD). All too often it is dangerously undiagnosed, which is why it’s important to have regular check-ups and screenings with your doctor if you are exhibiting signs or symptoms. Here are some frequently asked questions about this disease:… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2020
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Varicose Veins

8 ways to improve vein health

Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins in the legs and feet that many people find unsightly and uncomfortable. They are caused by weak or damaged vein walls and valves. The risk of varicose veins increases with age, and women are more likely to have them than men. Pregnancy, sitting or standing for long periods, obesity… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2020
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6 Fast Facts About Vnus Closure® Treatment for Varicose Veins

Varicose veins affect more than 20 million Americans. While some people may not experience any discomfort, many do suffer from painful varicose veins. Traditionally, these patients would undergo vein stripping surgery. Dr. Zakhary uses radiofrequency ablation technology called VNUS Closure® rather than vein stripping to treat painful varicose veins. Here are 6 fast facts about… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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5 Things You Should Know About Carotid Artery Disease

As the 5th leading cause of death in the United States, stroke can happen due to several conditions. One of those is carotid artery disease, which is when plaque builds up and blocks the arteries on either side of the neck that carries blood to the head, face and brain. Knowing the risk factors and the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 14 2019
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