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Can diet cause venous disease?

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Can diet cause venous disease? Unfortunately, maintaining a healthy diet does not play much of a role for most people in the development of venous disease. There are a variety of factors that are typically beyond people's control that do play a role. These factors include being a female. If you are female, you are twice as likely at any age to have problems with vein disease as your male counter parts. If you have had multiple pregnancies, you are more likely to develop venous disease. If you have other people in your family, there is a genetic predisposition. If you have daily activities that require prolonged standing, such as at your occupation, you will be more prone to venous disease. One factor in diet which has been associated with more severe venous disease is obesity, so that is the one situation in which diet can play a role in developing venous problems.

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