What Causes Varicose Veins?

By albert
Reviewed: Dr. Gromatzky
Mar 4, 2020
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3. Predisposing Factors

Pregnancy, constipation, and sometimes, tumors are some of the conditions that put pressure on the abdomen and therefore are documented as potential causes of varicose veins. Other known causes include menopause, being overweight or obese, standing for long periods of time, family history of varicose veins, and being a person aged over 50.

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