Debunking Beauty Myths
Chocolate causes breakouts? Crossing your legs causes varicose veins? Ladies, we've got to stop falling for this stuff.
By Jenny Bailly
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the April 2006 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Genetics, pregnancy, and spending long periods of time on your feet cause varicose veins. "Crossing your legs does put some pressure on your veins, but you would have to keep them crossed 12 hours a day for months at a time to see an effect on the formation of varicose veins," says Berson.
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