Question: I am 19 years old, my mom and my grandmother have many varicose veins and they have started to appear too. Is there a way to remove them without surgery? Ana Sofía (Mexico).
Answer: There are factors that include fundamentally in the development of varicose veins such as age, gender (with the hormones it carries), lifestyle habits and genetic load. To minimize them, it is advisable to play sports regularly, as well as adopt healthy habits (not standing for long periods of time, wearing compression stockings, etc.).