Taking the birth control pill raises a woman’s risk of developing a blood clot by two to four times. But, as a vascular internist explains, that the risk is still relatively low. Here’s what you need to know.
If you have an IVCF to protect you from dangerous blood clots, you shouldn’t have them left in longer than they’re needed.
If you have been short of breath or having a hard time breathing, tell your doctor if you have a history of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. This can help uncover a condition that isn’t identifiable through routine tests. The condition is called chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) and it can be difficult to … Read More
Just like a traffic jam on the highway, blood clots impede normal circulation in your body and can be dangerous. Here are some blood clot basics and information on steps you can take to help avoid the problem. Signs of a serious blood clot Thrombosis is a medical term for blood clot. Deep vein thrombosis … Read More
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