Q5. What causes varicose veins?

A5. These are caused by a variety of reasons, some of which are mentioned in previous questions.

They include gender, age, type of occupation, obesity, medical conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, family history and injury/injuries to your legs e.g. fracture.

These and other factors are discussed in more detail in our causes of varicose veins section.

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