Vein Check

    3-MINUTE SELF TEST

    Take our test to find out your personal level of risk for venous
    disorders. Read the following statements and mark either the
    YES or NO response.

    1. Do you have heavy or tired legs in the evening or after long periods of standing, a feeling of tension in the legs, or night-time cramps in the calves?
    2. Do venous disorders (e.g. varicose veins) occur frequently in your family?
    3. Are you female and have a genetic predisposition to connective tissue weakness (cellulitis)?
    4. Are you overweight and over 40 years of age?
    5. Does your work require you to sit or stand for long periods of time?
    6. Are you more of a homebody type, who doesn‘t exercise much and enjoys a good feast?
    7. Do you have spider veins or varicose veins?
    8. Do you take any hormone medications (contraceptive pill, menopause treatment) or are you pregnant?
    9. Do you often wear high-heeled shoes or tight clothing?
    10. Are your legs sometimes swollen, in particular in the evening?
    11. Have you ever had phlebitis of the leg?
    12. Do you currently have any inflammation or painful red areas on the legs?
    13. Do you experience any pain in the foot or calf when walking?
    14. Does the circumference of your legs differ?
    15. Have you ever had an open leg or a thrombosis (blocked vessel)?
    16. Have you ever had a pulmonary embolism (blocked vessel in the lungs)?
    17. Have you observed any change in your skin at the ankle or in the lower leg, has it become dry or scaly?
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