Go to Top

Who are at high risk of developing varicose veins ?

Though the causes of varicose veins are many, the following groups are at higher risk.

  • Age – Adults above the age of 40 are at higher risk
  • Gender – Women are at higher risk than men
  • Obesity – Over-weight people are at higher risk
  • Family History
  • Sitting or standing for long time at work e.g teachers, policemen etc
  • Lack of movement or low physical activity
  • Pregnancy – due to the increase in blood flow. Also the enlarged uterus puts pressure on the veins.

Please log in to rate this.
0 people found this helpful.


Category: Varicose Veins

← Product FAQs