Vein Facts:

Varicose veins are a sign that there is high pressure in the veins. This is called venous insufficiency or venous hypertension.

September 1st, 2010

Risk Factors For Varicose Veins

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on September 1, 2010

Heredity (a family history of varicose veins) Pregnancy Aging Western dietary and bowel habits Association with prostatic hypertrophy Wearing girdles or tight-fitting clothing Obesity Occupations requiring prolonged standing   The discussion about the causes of and risk factors for the development of varicose veins involves the list above. I shall discuss each in some limited detail.   HEREDITY A tendency...