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Your standards you guys know her and she's an Olympic gold medalist swimmer fantastic.
And also now she's gonna cut.
Today with her doctor.
Talking about the -- I -- I was sort of surprised me when I heard about this very opposed to being its -- -- -- that you're actually struggling with right now isn't it.
Friday and then there's a different face to varicose veins when I was younger it was my mom's face.
On an as I grew older and start to have -- -- it was still my mom's face on there.
So my mom likes to say that there hereditary as we get him from our kids and that's exactly what happened with me I noticed and it has pregnant with my son spider.
So it's important for need to share this news with everyone else and I'm passionate about.
This campaign rethink America's -- and it's a really cool partnership between several different medical societies.
To educate people about varicose veins and a more serious condition -- -- chronic Venus.
Insufficiency and I am not alone there are more than thirty million people look men and women who suffer from this disease in America and less than 10%.
Who actually seek treatment and I think that's the big problem -- we need to educate people get the word out there -- doctor joining us also with some are.
On my mom my mom's side of the -- has a horrible.
A history of varicose -- tonight in our ever I had to blow hot here -- it happened and see if she had he -- behind of behind her knees.
You don't back up pretty really really -- she had to get them I don't get the details but is that what we need to look for work.
-- what exactly is a very.
-- -- It's America's sins of those large -- darkest things that you can feel when you touch it with your handy -- divulge the other Philip great sticking -- oftentimes that is the -- you have chronic -- insufficiency which is a bigger deal for chronic use insufficiency means that the bullets on making its way back to the heart the way it should.
And that can cause are those things -- can cause some of the complications.
Down the road such as pigmentation or any ankles if -- -- -- the ankles.
Opening up of the Skinner also -- or any ankles so if you start to have symptoms of -- this.
-- -- Throbbing.
Kind of driving your -- water bags.
That's the thought that this time that your recognizing the symptoms of chronic -- efficiency and hopefully before you develop -- -- like your mom.
How is this -- Harry you're dealing with this what you have to do to sort of sort of -- about this.
I I had the procedure and Juliette I mean it was much easier than I thought it was gonna be pretty likely NC -- I was.
And look doctor Allan and can talk specifically about what goes on I started had my -- that's that I wasn't watching what -- going on.
But I had added benefit the benefit procedure.
And what he did tell me is that there is he -- radio frequency.
He's just basically the way I understand it and they were shot now on the highway on that -- it was like road closure.
Glad you gotta find a different way to get around this leg.
And I was eating -- less than an hour I he -- me up and I walked out I was playing with my kids.
The next day well so it was it was a lot less invasive than I even expected and and that was shocking and that's the most important thing I think that.
People my age need to realize this is not -- -- disrupt your life.
And if you're not living -- a 100% if you're living with this nagging aching pain that I was living like -- -- massaging your calf at the end of the day don't do that -- to rethink varicose -- dot com.
Find -- -- specialist on there.
You can solve this problem guys thanks for joining us they weren't out yet to get onto that talks about the from throughout the country we appreciated something that I think a lot of folks CNN don't really -- is so lever like that.
Thanks for joining us say that's a -- -- --
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