Celebrities Who Suffered Blood Clots



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Blood clots can be defined as blood present in a semi-solid state. If the blood clot is stationary it’s known as a thrombosis, whereas a traveling blood clot is called an embolism. Traveling blood clots can be extremely dangerous and quickly become a medical emergency if they reach one’s lungs or heart. 

In this article, we are going to have a look at some famous personalities who have suffered from blood clots in their lifetime. 

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Serena Willams

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One of the best tennis players this world has seen, Serena Williams experienced a very close call after a number of clots were found in her lungs (known as pulmonary embolism). The cause was identified to be a pair of foot surgeries and long flight hours which resulted in a clot formation in her leg (known as deep vein thrombosis). This clot then traveled up to her lungs and restricted blood flow endangering her life.

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