Why Do You Get Spider Veins?

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What Causes Varicose Veins And Spider Veins? Varicose veins, more commonly known as "Spider Veins," can occur due to a variety of reasons. While the two names are interchanged fairly often, there is a difference between them and that is that Spider Veins are even smaller than Varicose Veins. In general, Varicose veins are small.They are more prominent in the skin due to their strong colouring and in some cases they can also appear raised on the skin’s surface. Due to their shape they can often be compared to looking like a spider web or tree branches. They can be caused by damages to valves in the veins, a backup of blood, sun exposure, hormone changes and various injuries.   What Factors Increase The Risk Of Acquiring Spider Veins? There are various factors that can increase the risk of getting spider veins, some of which are unavoidable but still worth [...]