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What makes Meg Ryan and Madonna’s veins bulge?

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By Lindsay Goldwert

What do you get when you combine extreme weight-bearing exercises and extremely low body fat?

Enlarged veins.

Tough workouts combined with skinny limbs can lead to bulging veins in the arms, as exhibited by 50 year-old age actress Meg Ryan, says Victoria Teodorescu, a vascular surgeon at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

“Heavy lifting can lead to bulging veins in the arms, in men and in women,” said Teodorescu. “Look at those photos of Arnold Schwartzenegger in his prime.”

Enlarged veins, not to be confused with varicose veins, are also a product of aging.

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