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Is varicose veins an occupational hazard?

Can Certain Occupations Risk of Varicose Veins? There are various factors that can raise a person’s risk of varicose veins, for example, family ancestry, sex, and age. One factor that applies to all is – your occupation. If your job requires you to sit or stand for prolonged hours, you might be susceptible to developing vein issues that can form varicose veins. Veins carry blood back to the heart and use one-way valves that ensure blood flows smoothly as it moves against gravity. It is more difficult for the veins in the leg to fight against gravity. Calf muscles help […]

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