Restless leg syndrome treatment in Youngstown, Ohio

Millions of Americans suffer from restless legs syndrome. If you struggle with RLS or suspect you have the condition, you might’ve asked yourself: ‘am I stuck with it?’  Your outlook can depend on a few things, such as the type of RLS you have. In this blog post, we’ll take a deeper look at RLS…

exercise for Varicose vein treatment in youngstown ohio

If you have varicose veins, you could be tempted to avoid or limit exercise – especially if they cause you pain. However, avoiding exercise altogether would be a Big Mistake! The truth is, the right movement can improve vein health without amplifying pain, and it can prevent you from developing more varicose veins.  While exercise…

Get your chest infection treated in Youngstown Ohio by Dr. Lawrence

We all know the saying, rather safe than sorry, especially with something as serious as a chest infection. We’re not saying to go to the doctor if you’re just feeling a bit sick, but when you experience serious symptoms of a chest infection, it is best to visit Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer – an experienced thoracic…

life expectancy of lungs cancer. lungs cancer treatment in Ohio

None of us know exactly when our last day on earth would be, but if you or someone you love get a cancer diagnosis, especially lung cancer, most of us would like to know what to expect. It is very hard to tell someone exactly how long they have left when they are diagnosed with…

Best vascular surgeon in Youngstown Ohio

Sometimes, a patient finds themselves dealing with ongoing symptoms in their legs, such as pain and swelling, and their primary physician doesn’t have an explanation or solution for them. So, they get on without seeking more help.  Despite the lack of relief, they’re getting, why do patients avoid booking an appointment with a vascular surgeon? …

Get you vein diseases treated in Youngstown Ohio

When patients are faced with questions about a vascular condition, it’s always important to consider all your treatment options and make sure you choose the right one with the team at Lawrence Schmetterer MD. Our team is here to provide you with all the important details of diagnostic imaging, investigation, and treatments so that you…

varicose veins and spider veins treatment in Youngstown Ohio

The terms “spider” and “varicose veins” are often used interchangeably, although they are two different types of vein problems. Varicose veins manifest as rising and swollen veins on a patient’s legs. On the other hand, spider veins are characterized by small, reddish-blue veins that look like sprouts. It is essential to know the difference between…

Restless Leg Syndrome Treatment Youngstown Ohio

There’s terrific news for those who suffer from restless legs syndrome. RLS is a common health problem that can manifest as throbbing, tingling, or itchy legs. Exercise is sometimes the only way to relieve the uncomfortable symptoms, which often worsen at night and make restful sleep difficult. Remember that prolonged sleep deprivation can negatively affect…

Vein and Thoracic treatment in Youngstown Ohio

Veins are responsible for returning deoxygenated blood to the heart. They differ from the arteries, which transport oxygenated blood from the heart through the body. People with fair skin color often have visible veins. However, some conditions can accentuate the color and size of your veins, such as varicose leads. Depending on your skin tone,…

Vein Treatment in Ohio

Chronic venous insufficiency usually occurs when your leg veins can no longer transport blood back to the heart. Several reasons can lead to its occurrence. The valves in your veins are responsible for keeping your blood flowing in the right direction as long as they’re still healthy and not damaged. However, blood can flow in…

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