Causes of vein problems

There are many known facts about the causes of vein problems today, they are numerous and they are mostly triggered by our evolutionary tendency caused by our upright posture. In an adult man, almost 7,000 l of blood daily flow through the veins towards the heart. The weakened venous valves, in the case of sick veins, cause delays in the conveyance of blood back to the heart. The first signs of problems with veins (venous insufficiency) are heavy feeling in the legs or legs swelling, which may point at a whole range of different health problems. An early diagnosis and treatment may relieve the existing complications and prevent further development of the disease. Untreated varicose veins may have serious consequences.

For the patients suffering from venous insufficiency, there are special exercises called vein exercises. They have to be done twice a day for ten minutes.


Prerequisites for venous problems are:

  1. Decreased and aggravated circulation
  2. Reduced tonus of the vein wall
  3. Weakened muscle pump
  4. Genetics
  5. Inborn weakness of blood vessels

All this can occur as a result of the following:

  1. Too tight clothes
  2. Sitting with your legs crossed
  3. Increased blood volume during pregnancy
  4. Sitting or standing for longer periods
  5. Unhealthy diet
  6. Reduced physical activity
  7. Overweight
  8. Alcohol
  9. Heat
  10. Hormones (contraception pills, hormonal therapy)
  11. Pregnancy
  12. High heels and uncomfortable shoes
  13. Paralysis
  14. Intensive UV light