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Good Morning America Segment on Varicose Veins

Christine McLaughlin hid a painful secret for 15 years: underneath her long dresses, black stockings or heavy support hose, McLaughlin’s legs were covered in large, bulging varicose veins. And, more than unsightly, her problem recently became unhealthy as well. ... [...]

ASCVD Estimator: A New Way To Determine Cardiovascular Risk

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have coordinated with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and other societies to issue four guidelines on evaluating cardiovascular risk... [...]

Aspirin: Do The Benefits Outweigh The Risks?

Aspirin has largely been marketed as a primary prevention to heart disease and stroke, but the Food and Drug Administration has recently released new information for consumers concerning the use of aspirin in regards to heart disease and stroke prevention.... [...]

Stroke of Genius: Prevention Guidelines for Women

We all know that women are very different than their male counterparts. Women have the ability to ask for directions, they tend to be more intuitive, and they are physically different than men. And now, there is another disparity to separate the genders. Their stroke risks. [...]

Peripheral Artery Disease in Women: Have You Done Your Homework?

Between 4 million and 5 million women in the United States have peripheral artery disease, or PAD, but few are diagnosed and even fewer receive adequate treatment. If left untreated, PAD can lead to other heart-related complications such as stroke or even amputation. [...]

Five Ways to Manage Stress

Are you stressed out yet? Is your heart pumping faster? Do you feel overwhelmed, light-headed? These are typical situations that we face every single day, and these stressful scenarios could be chipping away at our health and well-being. In times of stress, the situation seems uncontrollable, but.. [...]

Track to Wellness in the New Year

The holidays are behind us. By now, you are probably relieved to finally be putting away the decorations that just a few weeks earlier were nostalgic, but somehow have now just turned gaudy. And, yes, the remorse now sets in as you remember the one-too-many cups of egg nog that you drank and the.... [...]

Erase Varicose Veins with Non-Surgical Treatment

While summer welcomes the opportunity to put on shorts and enjoy the great outdoors, many Americans cringe at the thought of showing their exposed legs. Why? Varicose veins – the purple-ish, often raised ridges that criss-cross up and down an effected leg or other part of the body... [...]

Get the Clear Picture to a Healthy Heart

Is your heart healthy? You’ve not experienced shortness of breath. Nor have you felt any back, abdominal or chest pains. You feel good after low to moderate exercise. You have all the outward signs of a healthy heart... [...]

Be Sweet to Your Heart

There is only a 1 out of 30 risk of dying of breast cancer, yet it’s well-known that women over the age of 40 need an annual mammogram. A less-known fact is that 1 out of 3 women will die from some form of cardiovascular disease. ... [...]

Ladies, Treat your Heart this Valentine's Day

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death for women in America, along with strokes. [1] Although death rates have decreased overall for Americans with CVD, the number of deaths has increased for women ranging in age from 35-54. .. [...]

J. Douglas Overbeck, MD; FACC Named Texas Super Doctor by Texas Monthly for 10th Time

Tuscan Cardiovascular and Vein Center, based in Irving, Texas, announced today that J. Douglas Overbeck MD, FACC has again been selected as Super Doctor by Texas Monthly as one of the top Cardiologists in the state. ... [...]

Telling Their Story: Interventional Cardiology - Getting it Right

Selected by his peers as a Texas super doctor since 2005, Dr. J. Douglas Overbeck always wanted to be a cardiologist. The diversity in interventional cardiology captured his attention with a blend of internal medicine and surgery. Seeing circulation problems in peripheral arteries and veins ... [...]

Minimally Invasive Treatment for Varicose Veins Now Available in Granbury

Tuscan Cardiovascular and Vein Center, based in Irving, Texas, announced today that J. Douglas Overbeck, MD will be performing minimally invasive varicose vein treatment in Granbury. The procedure, called radiofrequency ablation, is a non-surgical method of resolving the unsightly, painful and ... [...]

J. Douglas Overbeck, MD; FACC Named Reader's Choice Winner by Living Magazine

J. Douglas Overbeck, MD, FACC has been featured as one of Living Magazine’s 2017 Best of Coppell & Las Colinas Readers’ Choice Winners for Cardiology and Veins. Dr. Overbeck has a highly esteemed rating among his peers and patients because of his commitment to specialized patient care, degree of... [...]

J. Douglas Overbeck, MD; FACC Named 2017 Texas Super Doctor by Texas Monthly

Tuscan Cardiovascular and Vein Center, based in Irving, Texas, announced that J. Douglas Overbeck MD, FACC has been selected as Super Doctor by Texas Monthly as one of the top Cardiologists in the state. ... [...]