Preventing venous insufficiency rests on leading a heathy lifestyle.
The following lifestyle tips are recommended:

  • Watch your weight and eat a heathy balanced diet
  • Avoid prolonged standing
  • Take a 30 minute daily walk (without dragging your feet)
  • Avoid wearing high-heeled shoes or flat sandals (wear only 2-3 cm. heels)
  • Avoid heat and exposure to the sun
  • Elevate your legs when lying down or sitting
  • Rinse your legs in cold water


  • Wear compression stockings
  • Elevate legs
  • Adjust your chair
  • Keep your legs cool
  • Walk around


  • Violent sport
  • Tight-fitting clothing
  • Heat on your legs
  • Weight gain
  • Dragging your feet