Do you have red, blue or green coloured veins? They are varicose veins. Although they are not painful, when left untreated they cause can blood clots which can travel to lungs. Read on to know about personalities who fought varicose veins…
Varicose veins are swollen, enlarged veins that you can see just under the surface of your skin. Mostly they occur in the legs. When one-way valves fail to function normally, blood will get pooled up in the veins, causing the veins to enlarge. They are common phenomena as one puts on age. Lack of physical activity, pregnancy can also lead to varicose veins.
There are many celebrities who fought varicose veins.
The American singer came to light at a young age. She gave birth to two children and suffered from varicose veins. However, she got them treated in 2012.
The “Sex and the City” star too developed varicose veins. In 2008, the Emmy Award nominee underwent got them treated.
The Love Actually star underwent surgery for varicosities in 2006. Now, she is not afraid to flaunt her legs in above-the-knee Prada dresses.
The “America’s Next Top Model” judge has been able to treat her varicose veins with the help of plastic surgery.
Williams has been a heartthrob at the tennis court but in 2011, she shocked the world when she battled with pulmonary embolism, a condition that arises with untreated varicose veins.
Varicose veins are not a major cause of concern. They are not painful but they can look ugly. If you have varicose veins, get them treated now! Consult Vascular Surgeon in Hyderabad Dr. Abhilash Sandhyala.