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Causes of Varicose veins

List of causes of Varicose veins

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Varicose veins) that could possibly cause Varicose veins includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Varicose veins

Causes of Varicose veins (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Varicose veins that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Varicose veins Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Varicose veins:

Varicose veins Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Varicose veins: Women 4:1 men...more »

Varicose veins: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Varicose veins, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Varicose veins:

Varicose veins: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Varicose veins: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Varicose veins:

Causes of Broader Categories of Varicose veins: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Varicose veins as a symptom:

Conditions listing Varicose veins as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Varicose veins. Our database lists the following as having Varicose veins as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Varicose veins?

Article excerpts about the causes of Varicose veins:
The veins in the legs have the toughest job of carrying blood back to the heart. They endure the most pressure -- pressure that can overcome the strength of these one-way valves. The force of gravity, the pressure from body weight, and the task of carrying the blood from the bottom of the body up to the heart make the legs the primary location for varicose and spider veins. (Source: excerpt from VARICOSE VEINS AND SPIDER VEINS: NWHIC)

Medical news summaries relating to Varicose veins:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Varicose veins:

Related information on causes of Varicose veins:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Varicose veins may be found in:

 

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