Are varicose veins hereditary? If so, how can I reduce my risk?
While the connection is not conclusive, heredity is one of the
leading indicators that help leg vein specialists determine if
you are at risk for developing varicose veins. Studies have
shown there is a 40% correlation between heredity and varicose
veins if one parent suffers from venous disease. That percentage
climbs to over 90% if both parents have vein disease.
vein disease runs in your family, you ...