To date, there are many risk factors that increase the chances of developing varicose veins.
The most common risk factors:
1. Heredity. In the case where at least one parent suffers from this disorder, the probability of its occurrence in the child reaches 70%. At the same time children are not transmitted the disease, and genetically determined structural features of the venous system: congenital valvular deficiency and / or weakness of the vascular wall.
2. Race. People with yellow and black skin is in a better position) and growth (the higher the person, the more likely the disease). As for sex - women varicosity affects 3-4 times more often than men. This is explained by the peculiarities of hormonal levels, changes during puberty, pregnancy and menopause.
3. Combined oral contraceptives.
4. Age. In the process of aging of the human body wall veins lose their elasticity, decreasing their ability to withstand the pressure of the blood, and gradually wears out and breaks down the valve apparatus.
5. Orthostatic factor - the effect of professional activities related to the prolonged stay on his feet (surgeons, dentists, sellers, hairdressers, croupiers, waiters, "sedentary" occupations - office workers, computer programmers, cashiers, drivers. The negative impact has increased intra-abdominal pressure, as a bound with the type of activity (longshoremen, athletes and weightlifters) and pregnancy, overweight, or state, accompanied by straining (chronic lung disease, persistent constipation, BPH).
6. Wearing a tight, tight high-heeled shoes, flat feet, transferred soft tissue injuries and leg bones, lack of exercise.
7. Inflammatory diseases of the pelvic organs in which the pathological process involved in the nearby vessels, which leads to difficulty outflow on them. The result may reveal arteriovenous communications, and the blood, bypassing the capillary network, high pressure and in greater numbers will fall directly into the veins that trigger their expansion.
The presence of any of these factors, only predisposes to the development of varicose veins, but not its direct cause. There is this pathology, usually under the influence of several of them. Consequently, a man who, for example, innate inferiority valvular veins should avoid additional factors that could play a role in causing the disease, or at least reduce their negative impact through the use of preventive measures recommended by your doctor.