Heart Disease Risk Factors:

  1. High Cholesterol
  2. High Blood Pressure
  3. Smoking
  4. Diabetes
  5. Obesity
  6. Metabolic Syndrome
  7. Inactivity
  8. Unhealthy Eating
  9. Older Age
  10. Family History

Peripheral Vascular Disease Risk Factors:

  1. Smoking
  2. Diabetes
  3. Obesity
  4. High Blood Pressure
  5. High Cholesterol
  6. Older Age (over 50)
  7. Family History
  8. High Levels of Homocysteine (protein component that helps build and maintain tissue)

Venous Insufficiency Risk Factors:

  1. Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  2. Varicose Veins or Family History of Varicose Veins
  3. Obesity
  4. Pregnancy
  5. Inactivity
  6. Smoking
  7. Extended Periods of Standing or Sitting
  8. Female Sex
  9. Older Age (over 50)