What Is Varicose Vein and What Cause It?

Q:
What is varicose vein and what cause it?

A:
Varicose veins are gnarled and enlarged veins. Although all veins can be varicose, veins in legs and feet are most likely to be. It can be a tiny cosmetic shortage or a serious problem.

Following factors can cause varicose vein:

  • Aging. Veins lose elasticity as you become older.
  • Pregnancy. Pregnancy increases your blood volume but decreases the flow of your blood from your legs to pelvis.

 

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