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How can you prevent varicose veins in legs?

20 doctors weighed in
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
6 doctors agree

In brief: Varicose veins

Use of support hose can be of benefit

In brief: Varicose veins

Use of support hose can be of benefit
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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Things can help

The biggest risk factor for varicose is heredity.
And you can't change your parents. . Pregnancy is a risk factor. Staying fit and active and close to your ideal weight may help. Avoid jobs where you are sitting or standing in one place. Wearing compression stockings may help but there is no solid evidence this works.

In brief: Things can help

The biggest risk factor for varicose is heredity.
And you can't change your parents. . Pregnancy is a risk factor. Staying fit and active and close to your ideal weight may help. Avoid jobs where you are sitting or standing in one place. Wearing compression stockings may help but there is no solid evidence this works.
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4 doctors agree

In brief: No:can slow progress

No we can't prevent but we can slow down.
Environment increases our inherited disorder as well as hormones and pregnancy, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, heat, heavy weight lifting, age, sedimentary job, etc. Wear prescription strength graduated compression stockings and get your veins repaired by a vein specialist: www.Phlebology.Org.

In brief: No:can slow progress

No we can't prevent but we can slow down.
Environment increases our inherited disorder as well as hormones and pregnancy, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, heat, heavy weight lifting, age, sedimentary job, etc. Wear prescription strength graduated compression stockings and get your veins repaired by a vein specialist: www.Phlebology.Org.
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Dr. Gregory Spitz
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cannot

It is not possible to completely prevent varicose veins.
They are primarily related to hormones heredity and pregnancy and sometimes trauma. Staying in good general health is the best you can do.

In brief: Cannot

It is not possible to completely prevent varicose veins.
They are primarily related to hormones heredity and pregnancy and sometimes trauma. Staying in good general health is the best you can do.
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