Disruptions in blood flow can cause critical health issues. Blood clots are one of these threats and untreated varicose veins can be a contributor to blood clots.
Studies have shown that the teaching occupation has one of the highest risks for varicose veins. However, there are things that can be done to reduce or eliminate leg pain and discomfort for teachers.
Of the top five factors that cause varicose veins, some are avoidable, others are not. The top contributors are age, pregnancy, genetics, obesity, and activity level. Learn how these affect vascular disease.