Vein diseases are among the most common health concerns in the US. Vein problems such as varicose veins affect nearly 23% of the American population. While vein diseases are more prevalent among adult women, an estimated 11 million men between the ages of 40 and 80 are also affected by these conditions.
However, despite this, not many people understand the risk factors that increase the likelihood of a person developing vein diseases. Learning more about these risk factors can help people reduce their chances of contracting them.
Common risk factors include: