deep vein thrombosis
A huge part of who I am now was redefined from this single incident.
I find it interesting that the Quran mentioned critical veins of the head, rather than those of other organs that are just as important. Indeed, severing other large veins in the thigh, heart, or liver, for instance, would also cause death.
When my doctor agreed to see me immediately without an appointment, I should have known something was wrong.
One pregnant woman in a thousand may develop a potentially life threatening blood clot. The good news is that blood clots are almost always preventable.
If you are a cancer patient you certainly don't expect to die from a blood clot. You usually expect to die from the cancer itself.
To my fellow road warriors, I have a question for you: What's worse for your health than a six-hour flight sitting in coach?