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Varicose Veins Risk Factors  


Combined with the risks related to age, heredity and sex, the following factors could also play a role developing varicose veins: 

  • Chronic constipation
  • Lack of exercise  
  • Taking contraceptive pill
  • Prolonged standing or sitting
  • Exposure to heat such as sun baths, hot baths, etc.
  • Repeated lifting of heavy objects, like people who practice weightlifting
  • Obesity - excess weight puts an increased pressure on the venous system of your lower limbs
  • Wearing tight clothes such as garters, girdles, stockings, etc.



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