If you've seen your mother or grandmother develop varicose veins, you may worry that it will happen to you too. Or perhaps you've seen the beginning signs of varicose veins developing and you want to prevent them from getting worse.
When it comes to varicose veins, there is good news and bad news. The bad news is that there are several risk factors that can increase your risk of getting varicose veins. However, the good news is that there are things you can do to lower these risk factors and make varicose veins less likely.