What Causes Varicose Veins?

Damaged Veins

Damage to a vein, whether that’s from surgery, inflammation, infection, or other injury, can lead to varicose veins.

Poor Blood Circulation

Anything that contributes to improper blood flow or clotting can eventually cause varicose veins.

Additional Risk Factors

Certain factors can increase your likelihood of developing varicose veins. These include:

  • Aging
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Pregnancy
  • Hormonal medications
  • Being overweight
  • Smoking
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • general surgery
  • genetics / family history
  • long periods of standing

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