Why do varicose veins occur? - Skin Medical
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Why do varicose veins occur?

Varicose veins occur mainly as a result of genetics: if it in you family history then you will have a propensity to develop this condition. Other factors such as those listed below are thought to contribute increased pressure on blood flow and hence susceptible to varicose veins:

  • Pregnancy
  • Straining associated with bowel movement
  • Excess body weight
  • Sending too much time on ones feet
  • Lack of exercise
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