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This test below will help you to determine if you have a predisposition to the varicose veins or possibly already suffering from disease:

 

1. Does any of your parents has varicose veins?

  • no – (0)
  • one – (+1)
  • both – (+2)
  • parents and other relatives – (+3)

2. Are you sitting or standing for long periods of time during the day?

  • no – (0)
  • sometimes – (+1)
  • often – (+2)
  • constantly – (+3)

3. Do you have flat feet?

  • no – (0)
  • yes – (+3)

4. Are you overweight?

  • no – (0)
  • no more than 10 kg – (+1)
  • 10–20 kg – (+2)
  • more than 20 kg – (+3)

5. Do you like taking hot baths or visit the sauna?

  • no – (0)
  • sometimes – (+1)
  • often – (+2)
  • constantly – (+3)

6. Do you like wearing tight clothes?

  • no – (0)
  • sometimes – (+1)
  • often – (+2)
  • constantly – (+3)

7. Do you wear high-heeled shoes?

  • no – (0)
  • sometimes – (+1)
  • often – (+2)
  • constantly – (+3)

8. Do you lift weights often (meaning not only exercise, but also anything else, including carrying kids)?

  • no – (0)
  • sometimes – (+1)
  • often – (+2)
  • constantly – (+3)

9. Engaged in power sports, tennis, football, skiing, snowboarding, step aerobics?

  • no – (0)
  • sometimes – (+1)
  • often – (+2)
  • constantly – (+3)

10. Do you often travel by air?

  • no – (0)
  • once a year – (+1)
  • 2–3 times a year – (+2)
  • more than 3 times a year – (+3)

11. Do you have leg cramps at night?

  • no – (0)
  • sometimes – (+2)
  • often – (+4)
  • constantly – (+6)

12. Do your legs feel heavy and you may feel tingling in the legs and feet at the end of the day?

  • no – (0)
  • sometimes – (+1)
  • often – (+2)
  • constantly – (+4)

13. Have a habit of sitting tuck under his legs or sit cross-legged?

  • no – (0)
  • sometimes – (+1)
  • often – (+2)
  • constantly – (+3)

14. Whether visiting a swimming pool?

  • no – (0)
  • sometimes – (-1)
  • often – (-2)
  • constantly – (-3)

15. How often do you walk?

  • rarely – (0)
  • sometimes – (-1)
  • often – (-2)
  • constantly – (-4)

16. How often to eat vegetables and fruits?

  • never – (+2)
  • sometimes – (0)
  • often – (-1)
  • constantly – (-2)

17. For women: indicate the number of pregnancies

  • none – (0)
  • one – (+2)
  • two – (+4)
  • three or more – (+8)

Calculate your results.

Up to 10 points – Most likely, your are out of danger as of now. However, pay attention to the your legs, watch your weight and exercise.

From 10 to 24 points – Most likely you have  an early vein disease. It's time to examine your veins and get a proper medical advice, and make some lifestyle modifications. Some of the  unpleasant symptoms may be relieved by compression stockings.

From 24 to 53 points – High likelihood of having a varicose veins. Need to visit a vein doctor and have a check up and then discuss the management.

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