Varicous veins

The well known varicosis is considered a world old problem that can spoil the beauty of legs.

In the XXI century, its prevalence has reached the scale of an epidemic: signs of the varicose disease with various intensity are observed in 89% of women.

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), which is a syndrome of impaired backflow of blood from leg veins, is widely spread (diagnosed in every 4th person living in Europe) and is virtually 2 times more frequent in women.

Varicose veins (varicosis) is one of the most frequent vascular pathologies in the world. Etiological factors behind it are the following:

  • inherited predisposition – the presence of varicosis in both parents raises the risk of the disease inheritance to 60%;
  • gender — varicosis is observed in women 1.5–2 times more often than in men;