"Occupations that require prolonged periods of time spent either standing or sitting are both common causes of varicose veins, and can put those who do it at serious risk for developing them. Although, there may be other contributing factors for developing varicose or spider veins, working in a job that requires extended sitting or standing increases the chances of developing them, or aggravating existing ones.
Sitting in the same position with limited movement, or standing, especially on hard surfaces, can restrict circulation and can cause blood to pool in the legs, leading to varicose and spider veins. However, certain steps can be taken to help reduce the risk of developing them."
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