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Are women more prone to Varicose Veins?

You may have read that varicose veins affect women more than men. If you are a woman suffering from varicose veins, your vulnerability to the condition may be frustrating. But why are you at a higher risk? We discuss it here. One of the well-known contributors to varicose veins is pregnancy. The risk of developing this condition increases substantially with subsequent pregnancies. This detail gives us a better understanding of why women are more prone to varicose veins than men. The increase in progesterone during pregnancy is a major reason for the development of varicose veins during this time. Progesterone […]

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