Which are the risk groups?

The life style of every one of us might at some point lead to chronic venous disease or the so called varicose veins. The important thing is to take measures against it.

Do you practice some of the following professions: surgeon, teacher, hairdresser, cook, cashier, computer specialist, accountant, professional driver? Do you spend long time in one and the same position at your working place? If the answer to at least one of the questions is “Yes”, you should take some measures.

Varicose veins test

Other predisposing factors for chronic venous disease are:

Advanced age
Lack of physical activity
Weakened tissue tone and thining of venous walls
Heavy physical work
Use of oral contraceptives or hormonal replacement therapy
Low fiber diet
Alcohol abuse
Thermal and environmental conditions

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