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What causes varicose veins and can you prevent them? – Good Housekeeping

by – February 26, 2016

Professor Mark Whiteley talks with Good Housekeeping about the causes of varicose veins

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Varicose veins are the bulging veins seen on the surface of the legs when the valves inside give way and stop working. There have been plenty of myths and old wives’ tales about the causes of varicose veins, but in fact the biggest factor as to whether or not you develop varicose veins is your family.

Professor Mark Whiteley of The Whiteley Clinic spoke with Good Housekeeping about the known causes of varicose veins and if you can prevent them.


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