Fashion Trends That May Increase Risks For Varicose Veins

Fashion Trends That May Increase Risks For Varicose Veins

Stoppage of Varicose Veins requires advocating tip top good blood flow. Unfortunately in today’s fashion trends, many trends are damagingly harmful to our legs and place us at a more elevated risk of acquiring Venous Insufficiency disease.

High Heels:

Your killer heels are harming your legs; this can create long term issues that contribute to Venous Insufficiency disease. For example, over time, wearing high heels causes the calf muscles to contract less, poor circulation results which causes less blood to be pushed out of the leg when the calf muscles don’t contract.

Skinny Jeans:

Wearing tight clothing such as skinny jeans over the hips, legs, and ankles can reduce blood flow and lead to Venous Insufficiency disease.


Corsets, spanx, and other smooth garment lines if tight enough can cause health ramifications such as Varicose Veins.

Wearing loose clothing and sensible shoes will help reduce the risk of Varicose Veins particularly if you have a job that requires lots of standing or moving. Unfortunately we can’t prevent Varicose Veins from occurring; we can treat them when they occur.

In conclusion, Varicose Veins cause uncomfortable symptoms such as aching, swelling, heaviness, throbbing, bulging veins, itching, and fatigue. Tight clothing corsets and high heels contribute to getting Varicose Veins, if symptoms are left untreated long enough other health issues can arise. Luckily, Elite Vein Centers has multiple treatment plans and techniques available to treat any case.