deep vein thrombosis
Venous Stasis Immobilization (patient stays in bed) Physical therapy is not available Being on an airplane or in a car for
A huge part of who I am now was redefined from this single incident.
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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.
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Most cases occur after sitting for a long period of time, like when traveling by plane. Some health conditions can also affect
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?
Being immobile for long periods of time is a known risk factor for pulmonary embolism -- like being bedridden for a long
It's official -- the holiday travel season is upon us. Historically, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving has kicked off the
No one wants to get sick while traveling or immediately thereafter, especially because your desk gets buried in work while you're even briefly away. Many aspects of air travel, however, increase the prospects of picking up an illness.
In the latest example of "everything in moderation," too much Xbox-playing may have led to a young British man's death. In
How do you know if you have a DVT? You may not know because fifty percent of the time there are no warning signs or symptoms whatsoever. It has been dubbed the "silent killer."