Why do varicose veins occur?
“The primary cause of varicose vein is the imperfection of the vein without closure of the vein system.”
Other causes are as follows.
*Genetic: This is the reason of more than 80 percent. If you have varicose veins in your family, you are also likely to have varicose veins.
*Race: Varicose veins are common in western races.
*Gender: Varicose veins are more common in women than men. Women are 4 to 8 times more likely to be men.
*Posture: Varicose veins may appear due to body tension.
*Pregnancy and hormones (8-20%) : Especially during pregnancy, blood vessels are enlarged by changes in hormones, increase in body blood volume. The enlarged uterus has veins pressing is also one cause. When this occurs, symptoms usually improve within 3 months after giving birth.
*Obesity: For people who overweight, or lack of exercise it happens a lot.
*Injury: Injury can cause varicose veins in the leg. In this case, it is important to know the exact history
*Smoking and high blood pressure
*A long standing job: For people who have been standing for a long time it happens a lot.
*Contraceptives: It can also cause long-term contraceptive use.
*Age: As the age increases, the incidence of varicose veins also increases.