Should I avoid high heels?

High heels on a daily basis for several hours are not recommended for women with varicose veins. High heels keep the calf muscles in contraction reducing their pumping effect on the veins.

Of course wearing high heels on social occasions for a few hours would never be a problem.

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Dr. Efthymios (Makis) Avgerinos is a Vascular Surgeon, Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in USA.

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Efthymios D. Avgerinos, MD, PhD, FEBVS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
Medical Center Pennsylvania, USA

E-mail: info@vascularhealth.gr